SDB Academy Training, LLC

Coach Code of Conduct

As an SDB Academy Coach, I:

Understand that I am a role model and must lead by example. I set the standard for acceptable behavior by exhibiting exemplary behavior at all times.

Understand that my first priority is the safety of the players assigned to my team. I wll be on time for practices and games and will not leave an event, game or practice site until all of my team's players are with their responsible guardian or parent.

Will ensure that if I am unable to attend a practice or game that an appropriately trained club representative is available to supervise.

Will model inclusive behavior, actively supporting cultural diversity while opposing all types of discrimination, including but not limited to, racism and sexism, at all levels of the game.

Will dress appropriately in SDB apparel.

Will exhibit proper behavior, fair play, respect and sportsmanship towards all parties at every practice, game, tournament, or at any SDB related event.

Will be supportive with all players using positive reinforcement for motivation and encouragement.

Will respect the coaches and players of the opposing team before, during, and after the game.

Will know and abide by the "FIFA Rules of the Game" and the rules, policies, and procedures of SDB Academy, Heartland Soccer Association, Kansas State Youth Soccer Association, and any applicable tournament.

Understand that I am responsible fo the proper behavior and conduct of my assistant coaches, players, parents and all supporters.

Understand that all interactions with referees must be courteous and respectful.

Understand that the use of profanity or vulgar language is unacceptable.

Will teach each player, especially through personal example, to be humble, generous, and gracious in victory; courteous and dignified in defeat.

Will provide a well-organized, fun, safe and disciplined practice environment.

Will ensure that all SDB players wear their uniforms in a proper and complete fashion.

Will be responsible for ensuring that the field and bench areas are clean after practice and games.

Will provide cooperation and support to all SDB coaches.

Will never tolerate the use of controlled substances (drugs); or the abuse of alcohol or tobacco.

*I HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE SDB ACADEMY COACH CODE OF CONDUCT AS IT PERTAINS TO MY PARTICIPATION IN SDB ACADEMY.