I will:

  • always play by the rules

  • never argue with an official. If I disagree with a decision I will inform the captain, coach or manager during a break or after the competition

  • control my temper. I understand that verbal abuse of officials and other players or deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent is not acceptable or permitted behaviour in any sport

  • work equally hard for myself and my team

  • be a good sport and applaud all good plays whether they are made by my team or the opposition

  • treat all players in my sport as I like to be treated. I will not bully or take unfair advantage of another competitor

  • cooperate with my coach, teammates and opponents

  • display modesty in victory and graciousness in defeat

  • participate for my own enjoyment and benefit, not just to please parents and coaches

  • respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion

  • thank the opposition and officials at the end of the game 

  • comply with anti-doping policies.

I will not:

  • arrive at the venue or play sport while intoxicated


I will:

  • remember that players participate for enjoyment and winning is only part of the fun

  • never ridicule or yell at players for making a mistake or not winning

  • be reasonable in my demands on players’ time, energy, and enthusiasm

  • operate within the rules and spirit of the game and teach my players to do the same

  • ensure that the time players spend with me is a positive experience. All players are deserving of equal attention and opportunities

  • ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of all players

  • to display control, respect, and professionalism to all involved with the sport including opponents, referees, coaches, officials, administrators, the media, parents and spectators. I will encourage my players to do the same.

  • show concern and caution toward sick and injured players and follow the advice of a physician when determining whether an injured player is ready to recommence training or competition

  • respect the rights, dignity and worth of all people involved in the game, regardless of their gender, ability or cultural background

  • promote adherence to anti-doping policies.

I will not:

  • arrive at the venue intoxicated or drink alcohol at junior matches

  • allow the unlawful supply of alcohol at training, games or club functions.

  • use bad language nor will I harass players, officials, spectators or other coaches