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EBFA Next Meeting- AGM

16-Jul-24 Garth Hill College, Bull Lane,  Bracknell, RG42 2AD 7:30pm



EBFA Policy - Code of Conduct - Manager and Coaches

Date Policy

Code of Conduct - Manager and Coaches

1.      Coaches shall respect the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat each equally within the context of the sport.

2.      Coaches shall place the well-being and safety of each player above all other considerations, including the development of performance.

3.      Coaches shall adhere to all guidelines laid down by the Rules of the League and the Football Association.

4.      Coaches shall develop an appropriate working relationship with each player based on mutual trust and respect.

5.      Coaches shall not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward.

6.      Coaches shall encourage and guide players to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance.

7.      Coaches shall ensure that the activities they direct or advocate are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of players.

8.      Coaches shall, at the outset, clarify with the player (and, where appropriate, their parents) exactly what is expected of them and also what they are entitled to expect from their coach.

9.      Coaches shall co-operate fully with other specialists (e.g. other coaches, officials, sports scientists, doctors, physiotherapists) in the best interests of the player.

10.    Coaches shall always promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play) and never condone violations of the Laws of the Game, behaviour contrary to the spirit of the Laws of the Game or relevant rules and regulations or the use of prohibited substances or techniques.

11.    Coaches shall consistently display high standards of behaviour and appearance.

 Breaches of this code of conduct may result in a charge of ‘Bringing the League into Disrepute’ and may result in a fine not exceeding £200.00.