Players

Deerfoot United Football Club Player code of conduct:

Failure to adhere to this code of conduct may result in Disciplinary Action which may include, but is not limited, to the following:

  • Verbal or written warning by a coach, official or director
  • Suspension of playing privileges for specific number of games
  • Suspension of playing privileges for season
  • Official record kept of incidents by DUFC

This does not affect decisions made by designated officials during game play such as cards/discipline by the referee.

U4 to U8:

  • I will play for fun.
  • I will be on my best behavior during games/practices.
  • I will not indulge in behavior which may be considered offensive.
  • I will not use bad language at games/ practices.
  • I will be a team player and get along with my teammates.
  • I will learn the rules of the game and play by them.
  • I will listen to the coaches and follow their instructions.
  • I will remember that winning is not everything and that having fun, improving skills, making friends and doing my best are also important
  • I will wear my shin pads during all practices and games

U10 to U18

  • I will play for fun.
  • I will learn sportsmanship and self-discipline, and not let my frustrations lead to inappropriate behavior on or off the field.
  • I will be a team player and get along with my teammates.
  • I will learn the rules of the game and play by them.
  • I will work hard to improve my skills.
  • I will respect my teammates, the coaches, parents, officials and my opponents.
  • I will respect the decisions of the coaches and the officials.
  • I will be on time for practices/games or will let the coaches know in advance if I will be late or cannot attend.
  • I will wear my complete uniform correctly.
  • I will not publicly criticize my teammates, coaches, opponents or officials.
  • I will not use foul language, racial slurs or other derogatory comments towards my teammates, coaches, officials or my opponents.
  • I will not resort to physical altercations for any reason whatsoever.
  • I will listen to the coaches and follow their instructions.
  • I will remember that winning is not everything and that having fun, improving skills, making friends and doing my best are also important.
  • I will wear my shin pads during all practices and games

Required reading for players:

DUFC Team ware: