Parent Code Of Conduct

Padstow United Parent Code Of Conduct

  • Remember that your child participates in football for his/her enjoyment, not yours. 
  • Positive encouragement should always be given. Never ridicule or yell at your child or any other team member for making a mistake. 
  • Focus must only be on the children's efforts and performance. Remember that children learn best by example. Appreciate good performances and skillful plays by all participants. 
  • Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from football activities. 
  • Respect officials' decisions and teach your child to do likewise. 
  • Leave all coaching to the coaches, sideline instructions only cause confusion. 
  • Show appreciation for coaches, officials and administrators. Without them, your child could 
  • not participate. 
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young player regardless of their cultural background or religion. 
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all spectators and never verbally or physically abuse anyone.
  • Be aware that players trialling for and participating in the higher divisions (eg division 1) will be subject to a more competitive playing environment and higher expectations from coaches regarding commitment to the team including regularly attendance at training.