Codes of Conduct

Sutherland Titans Football Club

 

General Code of Behaviour

 

A member of Sutherland Titans Football Club, an affiliated club or a person required to comply with the Association’s member protection policy must meet the following requirements in regard to conduct during any activity held or sanctioned by Sutherland Titans FC.

  1. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of others.

  2. Be fair, considerate and honest in all dealing with others.

  3. Be professional in, and accept responsibility for, your actions.

  4. Make a commitment to providing quality service.

  5. Be aware of, and maintain an uncompromising adhesion to high standards, rules, regulations and policies.

  6. Operate within the rules of the sport including National and International guidelines.

  7. Do not use your involvement with Sutherland Titans FC or an affiliated club to promote your own beliefs, behaviours’ or practices where these are inconsistent with those of Sutherland Titans FC or an affiliated club.

  8. Demonstrate a high degree of individual responsibility especially when dealing with persons under 18 years of age.

  9. Avoid unaccompanied and unobserved activities with persons under 18 years of age, wherever possible.

  10. Be aware of responsibilities under the Child Protection Act and report any matters as required under the mandatory reporting requirements of the Child Protection Act.

  11. Refrain from any form of harassment, discrimination or racial vilification of others.

  12. Refrain from any behaviour that may bring Sutherland Titans FC an affiliated club or football into disrepute.

  13. Provide a safe environment for the conduct of the activity.

  14. Show concern and caution towards others who may be sick or injured.

  15. Be a positive role model.

 

Officials/Administrators Code of Behaviour

 

In addition to the General Code of Behaviour, all officials/administrators must meet the following requirements in regard to their conduct during any activity held or sanctioned by Sutherland Titans FC.

 

  1. Place the safety and welfare of the players/participants above all else.

  2. Accept responsibility for all actions taken.

  3. Be impartial.

  4. Avoid any situation, which may lead to a conflict of interest.

  5. Be courteous, respectful and open to discussion and interaction.

  6. Value the individual in sport.

 

Parent/Guardian Code of Behaviour

Parents/Guardians of a player/participant in any activity held by or under the auspices of Sutherland Titans FC or an affiliated club, must meet the following requirements:

  1. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of others.

  2. Remember that your child participates in sport for their own enjoyment, not yours.

  3. Take responsibility for your child’s behaviour to ensure the safety and enjoyment of other players.

  4. Never ridicule or yell at your child and other children for making a mistake or losing a competition.

  5. Show appreciation for good performance and skilful plays by all players (including opposing players).

  6. Demonstrate a high degree of individual responsibility especially when dealing with or in the vicinity of persons under 18 years of age.

  7. Respect officials’ decisions and teach children to do likewise.

  8. Do not physically or verbally abuse or harass anyone associated with the sport (player, coach, umpire and so on).

  9. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, culture or religion.