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Coach's Code of Conduct

Coaches Code of Conduct

  1. I agree to conduct myself in a positive manner toward my players, coaches, parents and
    game officials at all times.
  2. I will respect players, coaches, parents and game officials at all times.
  3. I will develop a coaching philosophy that embraces fundamentals, organization, life
    lessons and friendships versus a “win at all cost” mentality.
  4. I will remember that kids register to play football because it is fun. Every child should
    have the opportunity to play.
  5. I will support and respect all decisions made by the game officials and refrain from
    outward criticism.
  6. I am responsible to understand the rules of the game and abide by those rules at all times.
  7. I will support the integrity of the game and make game decisions in line with fair play
    and sportsmanship.
  8. I am responsible for completing my coaching education requirements and teaching the
    proper fundamentals.
  9. I will create a safe and positive environment for my players to learn how to play the
  10. I will listen to my fellow coaches and players regarding player safety, and when in doubt,
    I will sit them out of play.
  11. I will honor the game and my responsibility as a coach to provide a positive experience
    for my team.
  12. I shall dress neatly and appropriately for every team practice and game.

Volunteer Code of Conduct

Volunteer Code of Conduct

Purpose of the volunteer code of conduct:

  • To contribute towards a constructive and pleasant atmosphere for volunteers.
  • To ensure that all volunteers know what behavior they have a right to expect from other volunteers.
  • To ensure all volunteers know what behavior is expected of them whilst volunteering for GCFA.


  • Will not force any volunteer to do any works which they are unwilling to do or which is against the values of their academic institution and against personal and moral obligation.
  • Will provide a safe atmosphere in which to volunteer.
  •  GCFA reserves the total rights to withdraw any volunteer from the program at any time.


  • Respects the people he/she meets, without distinction of age, sex, race, religion, nationality, ideology or wealth.
  • Conduct yourself in a manner that is befitting a positive organizational image.
  • Show up on time and dressed appropriately for scheduled events and shifts.
  • Will avoid profane and abusive language and disruptive behavior that is dangerous to self and others.
  • Respect and use all equipment appropriately and as required for their assigned area.
  • Will not use, posses, or be under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs at any time while volunteering.
  • Have fun, be nice and smile!

    volunteer code of conduct.pdf

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