- Soccer is the players’ game. The concern of coaches is the holistic development, welfare, enjoyment, and safety of their players.
- Coaches bear responsibility for teaching their players to strive for success while playing fairly, observing the Laws of the Game and the highest levels of sportsmanship.
- Coaches, Parents and Players shall treat officials with respect and dignity.
- Our opponents are worthy of being treated with respect. Coaches and Parents will model such respect for opponents and expect their players to do likewise.
- In both victory and defeat, the behavior of a coach, players and parents shall model dignity and composure.
- Coaches shall adhere to the highest standards and the regulations of the institutions they represent.
- Coaches shall model inclusive behavior, actively supporting cultural diversity while opposing all types of discrimination, including, but not limited to, racism and sexism, at all levels of soccer.
- Coaches, Parents and Players shall refrain from all manner of personal abuse and harassment of others, whether verbal, physical, emotional, or sexual, and shall oppose such abuse and harassment at all levels of soccer.
- Coaches, Parents and Players shall seek to honor those who uphold the highest standards and principles of soccer and shall use appropriate protocol to oppose and eliminate all behavior that accepts violence, abuse, dishonesty, disrespect and violations of the Laws of the Game and rules governing competition.
President, Manitowoc FC
Director of Coaching