Codes of Conduct

North Delta Soccer Club

 Codes of Conduct


Fair Play Code for Coaches

  1. I will be reasonable when scheduling games and practices, remembering that young athletes have other interests and obligations.

  2. I will teach my athletes to play fairly and to respect the rules, officials and opponents.

  3. I will ensure that all athletes get equal instruction, support and fair playing time.

  4. I will not ridicule or yell at my athletes for making mistakes or for performing poorly. I will remember that children play to have fun and must be encouraged to have confidence in themselves.

  5. I will make sure that equipment and facilities are safe and match the athlete's ages and abilities.

  6. I will remember that children need a coach they can respect. I will be generous with praise and set a good example.

  7. I will obtain proper training and continue to upgrade my coaching skills.


 Fair Play Code for Athletes

  1. I will participate because I want to, not just because my parents or coaches want me to.

  2. I will Know and abide by the laws, rules and spirit of the game.

  3. I will control my temper -fighting and "mouthing off' can spoil the activity for everybody.

  4. I will respect my opponents.

  5. I will do my best to try to be a true team player.

  6. I will remember that winning isn't everything -that having fun, improving my skills, making friends and doing my best are also important.

  7. I will acknowledge all good plays/performances -those of my team and of my opponents.

  8. I will remember that coaches and officials are there to help me. I will accept their decisions and show them respect.

  9. I will treat the facilities provided by the club and opponents with care and    respect.

  10. I will never behave in a manner likely to bring the name of the club into disrepute


Fair Play Code for Parents

  1. I will not force my child to participate in sports.

  2. I will remember that my child plays sport for his or her enjoyment, not for mine.

  3. I will encourage my child to play by the rules and to resolve conflicts without resorting to hostility or violence.

  4. I will teach my child that doing one's best is as important as winning, so that my child will never feel defeated by the outcome of a game/event.

  5. I will make my child feel like a winner every time by offering praise for competing fairly and trying hard.

  6. I will never ridicule or yell at my child for making a mistake or losing a competition.

  7. I will remember that children learn best by example. I will applaud good plays/performances by both my child's team and their opponents.

  8. I will never question the official's judgment or honesty in public.

  9. I will support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from children's sporting events.

  10. I will respect and show appreciation for the volunteers and coaches who give their time to provide sport activities for my child.


Contact Us

  • NDYSC - North Delta Soccer Club
    Box 71039
    7921 120th Street
    Delta, BC V4C 6P6