Terms & Conditions – Club Code of Conduct

Standard Terms and Conditions of Membership

Ellenbrook United F.C. reserves the right to refuse membership.

A player member must be paid in full prior to taking part in any game activity.

Payment does not guarantee squad placement.

A squad cannot be formed without the minimum 1 x coach and 1 x team coordinator. Refunds will be given to members that have not been allocated to a squad.

Code of Conduct must be signed prior to Ellenbrook United F.C. accepting an individual as a member of the club.

A player must wear appropriate club endorsed uniform on game day (correct club playing shorts and socks) and presented in a neat and tidy manner.

Members are subjected to the laws and governance of the Governing body (Football West & FFA), Ellenbrook United F.C. (Inc.) constitution and by-laws.

Registration applications cannot be processed unless all registering requirements are met (payment, ID Photo).

Socks, Shorts and other detailed equipment stated by EUFC are part of member fees and retained by the member.

Team shirts and all other equipment remain the property of Ellenbrook United F.C.

Payments by cheque are to be made to Ellenbrook United F.C

Ellenbrook United F.C cannot guarantee squad placing or special requests, however will use best efforts to accommodate club members.

Memberships are non refundable or be exchanged special circumstances need to be submitted to the committee in writing.

Applicable discounts, vouchers, membership grants such as KidSport or other are not refundable, transferable or exchanged for cash or vouchers

Purchases are not exchangeable or refundable.

Team questions and queries should be directed to the relevant team managers or direct to the club secretary.

Grievances are to be directed in writing to the team managers or direct to the club secretary.

Ellenbrook United F.C. fundraising initiatives are to be endorsed by all members.

Fees and Charges are subject to change without notice.

These terms and conditions are not limited to the year 2020 and supersede any other terms and conditions previously published by Ellenbrook United F.C (Inc.).

Ellenbrook United F.C. are not liable for injury incurred during, before or after training, games or events.

Ellenbrook United F.C. are not liable for any personal injury claim, loss of income, medical expenses or any costs associated.

Code of Conduct

I/we acknowledge and agree that I/we as parents/legal guardians participate and allow our children to participate in this sporting activity at our own risk and that no liability shall be attached to the club, its officials and organisers. I have read, completed and understood the Emergency Contact and Medical Conditions list and agree that the club, its officials and organisers shall not be held liable or responsible for any claims, damages, injury or illness previously endured or sustained howsoever caused to anyone or anything. I agree to abide with all directives; instructions and decisions made by the club as documented in the Club Code of Conduct and further agree to abide by all club governance. I/We have read and understand the club Terms and Conditions. I understand the club will arrange Ambulance transportation if I am not available and indemnify the club and officials for costs associated therewith.

CODE OF CONDUCT

Player

  • Play by the rules and play for the enjoyment of the game, in a true spirit of sportsmanship, win lose or draw.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of fellow players and coaches.

  • Do not react to nor initiate, condone or encourage acts of aggression.

  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner relating to language, temper and punctuality.

  • Respect the decision of the match, team or ground officials, making all appeals through the formal process and respecting the final decision.

  • Cooperate with coaches and staff in development of programs to adequately prepare you to competition at the highest level.

  • The coach makes the final decision.

  • Racism and any form of discrimination will not be tolerated.

  • Abide by the constitution and by-laws of the club.

  • Participate in club fundraising initiatives and programs.

  • Volunteer time and services as and when required and where able.

  • Respect and do not mistreat or misuse club equipment.

  • Respect coaches, club staff and fellow team mates.

  • Be adequately prepared with appropriate clothing and equipment for training and game days.

  • Be Punctual, Be Prepared, Be Professional

  • Act with respect, dignity and professionalism when wearing the club uniform, badge and when representing the club.

  • Do not bring the club into disrepute by physical, verbal or written actions. Including derogatory and defamatory statements or remarks about the club, members or its staff.

Coaches and Coaching

  • The main role of the coach is to ensure that the above “Player Code of Conduct” objectives are achieved.

  • Abide by the constitution and by-laws of the club

  • Support and encourage players but do not set them goals that are too high or put them under undue pressure to perform. Coaches must remain in the designated area or near the centre line.

  • Must not abuse or criticize players, referees or officials, be respectful for the ability of opponents and for the judgment of referees and opposing coaches.

  • Ensure that your players’ soccer experience is one of fun and enjoyment (winning is only part of it).

  • Develop players skills and mental attitudes, understanding this is a competition, we strive though we win some, we lose some

  • Players should never be yelled at or ridiculed for making mistakes or losing a game.

  • Coaches are to set a good example and be generous with your praise when it is deserved.

  • Children need a coach they can respect.

  • Coaches are to keep informed of sound principles of coaching, growth and child development.

  • Check your equipment and playing facilities – They should meet safety standards and be appropriate for the age and ability of your players.

  • Follow the advice of a physician when determining when and injured child is ready to play again.

  • Ensure squad are in correct playing uniform and equipment.

  • Ensure club direction and vision is being followed.

  • Do not misuse club equipment

  • Be Punctual, Be Prepared, Be Professional

  • Act with respect, dignity and professionalism when wearing the club uniform, badge and when representing the club.

  • Do not bring the club into disrepute by physical, verbal or written actions. (Including derogatory and defamatory statements or remarks about the club, members or its staff.)

Parents/Supporters

  • Parents must not Endeavour to coach players. This is the role of the coach. (In regard to juniors, too many people shouting directions can merely confuse the players and put them under unnecessary pressure.)

  • Abide by the constitution and by-laws of the club.

  • It is expected that parents/guardians will volunteer time / services as and when required by their squad or club in general.

  • Participate in club fundraising initiatives and programs.

  • Must not enter the field of play and must remain behind the spectator Boundaries

  • Must act in a sporting manner to players of both teams.

  • Support and encourage players but do not set them goals that are too high or put them under undue pressure to perform.

  • Must obey directions by referees or officials.

  • Let the players enjoy themselves.

  • Do not bring the club into disrepute by physical, verbal or written actions. Including derogatory and defamatory statements or remarks about the club, members or its staff.

Breaches could result in disciplinary action against offender or their club.

I agree to the use of photographs and the use of the name(s) of my child / children for club promotions such as but not limited to Club website, newsletters and magazines relating to football and the club (Ellenbrook United F.C. inc.), including Team Photo’s and team promotion. Including Ellenbrook United F.C. inc. sponsors advertising and promotional material in relation to the club (Ellenbrook United F.C. Inc.)