NCRSL League – Code of Conduct

NORTH COUNTY RECREATIONAL SOCCER LEAGUE

Code of Conduct for Coaches, Parents and Players 2017-2018

By participating in the North County Recreational Soccer League, the Coaches, Parents and Players agree to abide by the all the gaming rules, policies and procedures of the NCRSL, including, without limitation, the Code of Conduct stated below. Serious violations will be brought before a Disciplinary Board and may be reported to CalSouth for further action.

Coaches: You are a role model for your team and your child. Your actions reflect upon your team and the Club. You are expected to:

  • Remember that the game is for the children
  • Encourage and support your team
  • Set a good example by your conduct and sportsmanship
  • Avoid inappropriate behavior during practices, games, and team/club events ∗ Treat your players, opponents and referees with respect
  • Give positive reinforcement and never yell or ridicule
  • Refrain from arguing with or criticizing an opponent, referee or linesperson
  • Assault or any type of violent conduct will not be tolerated. The behavior will be reported to the Disciplinary Board of the NCRSL and action will be recommended which may include banning the coach from the sideline for a certain number of games or for the remainder of the season. The infringement may also be reported to CalSouth for further action.
  • Conform to the rules established by your Club

Players: You are a part of a team and a Club and your actions reflect on your teammates and the rest of the Club. You are expected to:

    • Play the game for the game’s sake-for the fun of it
    • Treat your coach, teammates, referees and opponents with respect
    • Demonstrate good sportsmanship by never arguing with the referee or linesperson
    • Avoid inappropriate behavior during practices, games and team/Club events
    • Attend practices and games in a timely manner
    • Attempt to win through your skill, effort and tactics; to be fair always, no matter what the cost
    • Take victory modestly and defeat graciously
    • Adhere to the laws of the game
    • Conform to the rules established by your Club

Parents/Family/Guardians/Spectators: You are not only a supporter of your child but a role model as well. Your actions reflect upon your child, his/her team, and the Club. You are expected to:

    • Remember that the game is for your child-not for you.
      Encourage and support your child in meeting his/her responsibilities
    • Encourage your child to communicate with the coach
    • Set a good example by your conduct and sportsmanship
    • Avoid inappropriate behavior during practices, games, team/Club events, and/or tournaments * Treat your child’s coach, teammates and opponents with respect
    • Refrain from directing the play of the game
    • Refrain from second-guessing the coach, comparing players, or complaining in public
    • Recognize and praise skillful play by both teams
    • Give positive reinforcement and never yell or ridicule
    • Refrain from arguing with or criticizing a referee or linesperson
    • Conform to the rules established by your Club

Should issues arise, parents will follow the following steps:

1- Player/parent speaks with the coach (24-hour rule will be enforced)
2- Parent speaks with Director of League Operations
3- Parent, player and coach meet with Director of Coaching and Director of League Operations
4-These meetings should never take place before, during or after a game. The 24-hour rule should be strictly adhered to in these situations.

2017 Rec League NCRSL Rules