CODE OF CONDUCT

MEMBERS:

  1. Members shall demonstrate positive sportsmanship on and off of the field. This includes exercising positive self-control, graciously accepting the outcome of games, and treating all players, officials and spectators with courtesy and respect.

  2. Members shall demonstrate respect for all players, coaches and managers in behavior and language. Profanity will not be tolerated.

  3. Members shall demonstrate respect for officials, in part by accepting their decisions. Insulting comments, arguing, gestures and profanity directed at officials will not be tolerated.

  4. Members shall positively represent the Turn Verein Soccer Club on and off the field.

  5. Members are responsible for timely notification of absences from games to the coach or manager of the team as determined by the team.

  6. Violence and abuse of any nature will not be tolerated.

  7. Members shall model inclusive behavior, actively supporting cultural diversity while opposing all types of discrimination, including, but not limited to national origin, religion, medical condition, disability, or sexual orientation at all levels of the soccer.

  8. Members shall refrain from all manner of personal abuse and harassment of others, whether verbal, physical, emotional, or sexual, and shall oppose such abuse and harassment at all levels of soccer.  

MEMBERS SHOULD:

  1. Encourage positive sportsmanship by example. Remind teammates if they get inappropriately carried away with their emotion during the game. Accept these reminders graciously when offered by other members.

  2. Be Supportive - unconditionally - accept wins and losses.

  3. Interact positively with the opposing team. Set a good example for other players, indicating that you can compete assertively and still be respectful.

  4. Be welcoming to all team members on and off the field. Minimize gossip and criticism of teammates, other players and coaches or managers.

  5. Support officials, do not criticize vocally during games. Leave any issues with the game officials to your coach or manager.

  6. Support the team and club