Code of Conduct

Parent’s Code of Behaviour

(a) Remember that children play the sport for their enjoyment, and not yours
(b) Encourage all children to participate, do not force them;
(c) Focus on the child’s efforts and performance rather than the result of the activity (that is, winning or losing)
(d) Encourage children to always participate according to the rules
(e) Never ridicule, yell at a child for making a mistake or losing a game
(f) Remember that children learn best by example, so applaud good play by both teams
(g) Support all efforts to remove racial and religious vilification, verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities;
(h) Respect the match official’s decisions and teach your child to do likewise;
(i) Show respect and appreciation to Club officials, including coaches, officials and administrators. Ensure any issues are raised through the correct channels;
(j) Do not consume alcohol near the team bench (Technical Area) or sideline;
(k) Smoking is banned within 10 meters of sporting venues during organised under-age sporting events.

Galaxy United FC reserves the right to amend or change the Parents’ Code of Behaviour at any time without notice and encourages you to periodically review these guidelines to ensure you are in compliance.

Any breach of this policy may be subject to disciplinary action by Galaxy United FC.

Player Code of Conduct

(ALL LEVELS)
(a) Play by the Rules and within the spirit of the game
(b) Do not argue with the match official. If you disagree, have your captain or coach approach the match official during a break in play or after the match is concluded
(c) Control your temper. Verbal abuse of officials or other players, deliberately distracting or provoking another person is not acceptable or permitted in any sport
(d) Maintain your focus and work hard for yourself and your team
(e) Be a good sport and be prepared to acknowledge good play whether it is from your team or the opposition;
(f) Treat all players as you would like to be treated. Do not interfere with, bully or take unfair advantage of another player;
(g) Cooperate with your coach, team mates and opponents. Without them, there would be no competition;
(h) Play for your own enjoyment, and not just to please parents and coaches;
(i) Remove all jewellery prior to training and match play, as it is a hazard to you and those around you;
(j) Do not accept or use any banned or unauthorised drug(s);
(k) Abstain from the use of tobacco and the consumption of alcoholic beverages while in the playing/representative uniform;
(l) Do not do anything which adversely affects, reflects on or discredits; the game of football, Galaxy United FC, anyone associated with Galaxy United FC, or any squad, team, competition, tournament, sponsor, official supplier or licensee.

Galaxy United FC reserves the right to amend or change the Players’ Code of Behaviour at any time without notice and encourages you to periodically review these guidelines to ensure you are in compliance.

Any breach of this policy may be subject to disciplinary action by Galaxy United FC.