Noble Park Football Club

46-56 Moodemere St, Noble Park VIC 3174

(03) 9546 0653

NOBLE PARK FOOTBALL CLUB

The Noble Park Football Club fully supports the codes of conduct

PLAYER’S CODE OF CONDUCT

• Play by the rules – the rules of your club and the laws of the game.

• Never argue with an umpire or other official – without these people, you can’t play football.

• Control your temper – verbal abuse of officials and sledging other players doesn’t help you

enjoy or win any games.

• Be a team player – It’s a team game, treat it that way.

• Treat all players as you would like to be treated – fairly.

• Co-operate with your coach, the umpires and team-mates.

• Play for your own enjoyment & to improve your skills.

• Don’t use ugly remarks based on race, religion, gender or ability – you’ll let down your coach,

team-mates and family if you do – & many such comments are actually now illegal.

PARENTS & SUPPORTERS CODE OF CONDUCT

• Remember that you are there for the participants to enjoy the game.

• Encourage participation, but don’t force it.

• Teach that enjoyment is more important than winning.

• Never ridicule mistakes or losses – supporters are there to support not downgrade.

• Lead by example and respect all players, coaches, umpires and spectators – physical or verbal

abuse will not be tolerated.

• Recognize all volunteers who are giving up their valuable time.

• Never publicly criticize umpires – raise personal concerns with club officials in private.

• Don ‘t use ugly remarks based on race, religion, gender or ability – you’ll let down your family

and yourself if you do – & many such comments are actually now illegal.

• Supporters of the Noble Park Football Club agree to abide by these principles. We support the

Club in its undertakings and encourage the Club to take any necessary disciplinary actions

including the suspension and banning where warranted of any players, parents and or

spectators for repeated or serious breaches of these Codes of Conduct.

OFFICIALS CODE OF CONDUCT

• Coaches are required to sign the AFL Code of Conduct as part of the Level 1 Accreditation

requirement.

• All coaches are accredited to coach in our League Compliment both teams of their efforts.

• Be consistent, objective and courteous in calling all infractions.

• Condemn the deliberate foul as being unsportsmanlike and promote fair play and appropriate

sports behavior.

• Use common sense to ensure that overcalling violations does not lose the spirit of the game for

• Actions speak louder than words. Ensure that your own behavior is consistent with the

principles of good sportsmanship.

• Make a personal commitment to keep yourself informed of sound officiating principles and the

principles of growth and development of players.

• Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities.

• You are representing your club. Don’t do anything that will discredit or bring adverse attention

to your club.

Noble Park Football Club is an affiliated club of NOBLE PARK FOOTBALL SOCIAL CLUB.