The FC Tahoe soccer organization expects and mandates that all participants affiliated with any FC Tahoe programs will conduct themselves in a manner which allows all players the opportunity to reach their full potential and most importantly, enjoy the game of soccer. This Code of Conduct provides the principles by which everyone associated with FC Tahoe must comply. Failure to comply may result in disciplinary action that could result in the suspension/termination of the membership of a player and/or coach or suspension/termination of the employment of referees.
Spectators who fail to comply with the Code of Conduct will be ejected and potentially face disciplinary action. This zero-tolerance policy ensures a safe and leisurely environment for all participants at all FC Tahoe facilities and events.
*FC Tahoe reserves the right to amend this Code of Conduct without notice.
The FC Tahoe Play Code mandates the following for all players, coaches, referees and spectators:
Abusive behavior and communication are not acceptable.
The use of profanity is prohibited.
Alcohol or other controlled substances are prohibited.
Smoking in the playing and spectator area is prohibited.
Keep fields and parks clean of garbage.
Respect all municipal by-laws and area residents by parking respectfully in designated areas.
Play co-operatively with team-mates.
Treat opponents, game officials, coaches, and spectators with respect.
Shin guards must be worn for all games – no exceptions.
Cannot wear shoes that will make marks on gym playing surface to preserve gym floor.
No jewelry or piercings are allow to be worn
Coach/Team Captain Expectations
Demonstrate fair play, respect of others and good sportsmanship through example during the season.
Speak respectfully to players, officials and spectators.
Officiate the game in a fair, non-partisan and unbiased manner.
Adhere the rules set by the governing body; i.e. FIFA.
Be respectful when addressing players, coaches, and spectators.
Treat players, referees, opponents and other spectators with respect.
To avoid injury to themselves and players, spectators must remain in bleachers during the game.
Ensure young spectators in their care do not interrupt the game and remain well away from the field of play.