Coaches Conduct

Coaches/Managers must respect the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat each equally within the sport.
Coaches/Managers must place the well-being and safety of each player above all other considerations, including the development of performance
Coaches/Managers must adhere to all the guidelines laid down by the Governing Bodies.
Coaches/Managers must develop an appropriate working relationship with each player based on mutual trust and respect
Coaches/Managers must not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward
Coaches/Managers must encourage and guide players to accept responsibility for their own actions, behaviour and performance.
Coaches/Managers must ensure that the activities that they direct or advocate are appropriate for age, maturity, experience and ability of players.
Coaches/Managers at the outset, clarify with the players (and where appropriate parents) exactly what is expected of them and also what they are entitled to expect from their coach/manager.
Coaches/Managers must cooperate fully with other specialists (e.g. assistants, other officials, other coaches, sports scientists, doctors, physiotherapists) in the best interests of the players.
Coaches/Managers must always promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play) and never condone violations of the laws of the game, behaviour contrary to the spirit of the laws of the game or relevant rules and regulations or use of prohibited substances or techniques.
Coaches/Managers must consistently display high standards of behaviour and appearance.
Coaches/Managers must not use or tolerate inappropriate language or behaviour.

Code - Coaches.pdf