Parent Code of Coduct
1. First ejection–in addition to leaving the match in question the parent/supporter will be required to write an apology to CSO Board of Directors and the referee assignor of the event in question.
2. Second ejection–in addition to leaving the match in question the parent/supporter will be suspended from the next match at which their player is scheduled to play.
3. Third ejection–in addition to leaving the match in question the parent/supporter will be suspended from attendance at all CSO Recreational matches for the remainder of the season.
The above guidelines reference ejections within a single playing season.
While winning is important, playing well and fairly is the essence of the game.
I/we will set a good example to my/our child in his soccer development by adhering at all
times to the following:
*We will not criticize the referee openly or directly … during or after games. Any concern
shall be done in writing to the club.
*We will only give positive feedback to players.
*We will cheer at all games within the spirit of fair play and shall do our best to cheer the
effort regardless of the outcome. We will be mindful in “lopsided” games where cheering our own
“winning” team might be misunderstood.
*We shall do our best to teach our players to become students of the game.
*We shall find the “little successes” that our children have during each match.
*We shall show the quality of our sportsmanship during and after each and every match and
help our child remember to thank the referee after the match without regard to the result.
*We shall have our child prepared for every match and training session.
*We shall support the learning effort of the players, coaches, and the referees by demonstrating
*We shall leave the coaching to the coach during matches and training sessions. We shall do our best not to give our child instructions during the match.
*We agree to do our best to have as much fun watching the game as the players should have
playing the game.