Colorado Ice Soccer

Coach Code of Conduct
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR COACHES/MANAGERS

Colorado Ice strives to provide a highly enjoyable and positive experience for our youth players and the opportunity for as many area youth as possible to play soccer. We aim to provide a quality environment that enables each player to develop his or her ability to the fullest extent possible. Players, parents, coaches and volunteers are all integral to this positive and quality environment. By signing the following pledge, you are certifying that you will support Colorado Ice in developing this positive and quality environment.
We, the Coaches/Team Managers of Colorado Ice, pledge to:

- refrain from using controlled substances (drugs), alcohol nor tobacco products whenever I am representing Colorado Ice;
- notify the Club Coach of any incident which may compromise the integrity of the Team, any of its players or the Club;
- abide by the rules, policies, and procedures of the Team and Club as documented in the Club handbook or presented on the Club website;
- display a positive attitude and refrain from making negative comments towards all players, parents, and officials;
- develop positive "life" qualities (i.e. discipline, teamwork, sportsmanship, etc.) in players;
- respect the game officials and their decisions;
- keep open lines of communication with parents regarding their child’s progress and participation;
- take total responsibility for the actions of players on the field;
- not discriminate against anyone;
- refrain from using profane or vulgar language whenever I am representing Colorado Ice;
- act as a positive representative of Colorado Ice and in the best interest of the organization.
- participate in as many coaching symposiums, classes and coaching development programs as my time will allow, may include continued pursuit of coaching certifications.
- do not engage in recruiting of Ice players for another club.

Consequences include:

You receive a warning.
You are suspended from coaching a game.
You may be removed as a coach.
You are asked to leave the team and the Club.