As a club, our objective is to provide a balanced environment of fun, learning, and discipline where a player may become a well-rounded, conscious, and caring member of our community. We will help our athletes recognize that in doing their best they will ALWAYS be a winner. That is far more important than the outcome of any competition.
The emphasis on cooperation, teamwork, and respect for individual differences, honesty, fair play, and good sportsmanship are values we will reinforce throughout practice and competition. We are dedicated to helping players develop their technical and tactical skills, love for soccer, and pursuit of mental and physical excellence.
Code of Ethics
Players, Coaches, Spectators & Volunteers – Code of Ethics
I will encourage good sportsmanship from fellow players, coaches, officials and parents at all times.
I will remember that soccer is an opportunity to learn and have fun.
I deserve to play in an environment that is free of drugs, tobacco, and alcohol; and expect everyone to refrain from their use at all soccer games.
I will do the best I can each day, remembering that all players have talents and weaknesses the same as I do.
I will treat my coaches, other players and coaches, game officials, other administrators, and fans with respect at all times; regardless of race, sex, creed, or abilities, and I will expect to be treated accordingly.
I will concentrate on playing soccer. Always giving my best effort.
I will play by the rules at all times.
I will at all times control my temper, resisting the temptation to retaliate.
I will always exercise self-control. Conduct during competition towards play of the game and all officials shall be in accordance with appropriate behavior and in accordance with FIFA’s “Laws of the Game”, and in adherence to FYSA rules.
While traveling, players, parents, coaches and volunteers shall conduct themselves so as to being credit to themselves and their team. Alcohol, illegal drugs and unauthorized prescription drugs shall not be possessed, consumed or distributed before, during or after any game or at any other time at the field and/or game complex.
Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your privilege to participate in FYSA sanctioned events, for the following periods: 1st offense suspension minimum thirty (30) days to a maximum of five (5) years 2nd offense suspension for a minimum of one (1) year to a maximum of Ten (10) years 3rd offense suspension for a minimum of five (5) years to a maximum of fifty (50) years.
NOTE: Any individual charged with a violation of this Code of Ethics shall be afforded due process as defined in FYSA.