DVUSC Junior Player Code Of Conduct


  • All participants in our sport have a responsibility to promote respect and good behaviour to ensure our clubs and our game are free from all forms of bullying and abuse.
  • All players must abide by this Code of Conduct and demonstrate behaviours that promote a welcoming environment within our sport.


  • Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit.
  • Respect all other participants and the rights and worth of every person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background, or religion.
  • Play fair, play by the rules, and play to the best of your ability, always.
  • Be a good sport, displaying modesty in victory and graciousness in defeat.
  • Respect the equipment and facilities provided to you as part of your program.
  • Be honest with your coach concerning illness and injury, and your ability to train and play.
  • Never yell at, ridicule, or criticise other participants. They are all trying their best.
  • Cooperate with your coach, teammates, referees, and opponents. Without them, there would be no competition.
  • Respect and follow the directions of your team officials and match officials.
  • 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.
  • Control your temper. Verbal abuse of officials or other players, deliberately distracting or provoking another person is not acceptable or permitted in any sport.
  • Be respectful whether you win or lose. Shake hands with the other team and match official at the end of the game.
  • If you feel unsafe or uncomfortable at your club speak to someone you trust.
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