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Coventry Sphinx Football Club
Coventry's Premier Non-League Football Club

PROUD TO BE AN F.A. CHARTER STANDARD CLUB

 

 

Coventry Sphinx Code of Conduct for Team Managers & Coaches

 

1. Our Team Managers & Coaches must respect the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat each equally within the context of the sport.

 

2. Our Team Managers & Coaches must place the well-being and safety of each player above all other considerations, including the development of performance.

 

3. Our Team Managers & Coaches must adhere to all guidelines laid down by governing bodies.

 

4. Our Team Managers & Coaches must develop an appropriate working relationship with each player based on mutual trust and respect.

 

5. Our Team Managers & Coaches must not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward.

 

6. Our Team Managers & Coaches must encourage and guide players to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance.

 

7. Our Team Managers & Coaches must ensure that the activities they direct or advocate are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of players.

 

8. Our Team Managers & Coaches should, at the outset, clarify with the players (and, where appropriate, parents) exactly what is expected of them and also what they, as players, are entitled to expect from their coach.

 

9. Our Team Managers & Coaches must co-operate fully with other specialists (e.g. other Our Team Managers & Coaches, officials, sports scientists, doctors, physiotherapists) in the best interests of the player.

 

10. Our Team Managers & Coaches must 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. Our Team Managers & Coaches must consistently display high standards of behaviour and appearance.

 

12. Not to use or tolerate inappropriate language.