Firhouse Carmel FC

Founded 1974

Co. Dublin

Parents Code of Conduct


Code of Conduct for Parents


- To remember that children participate in sport for their enjoyment not mine.

- To encourage children to participate & not to force them.

- To focus on my child's efforts & performance rather than winning or losing.

- To encourage children to to always play according to the rules & settle disagreements without resorting to hostility or violence.

- To never ridicule or yell at a child for making a mistake or losing a game.

- To remember that children learn by example.

- To appreciate good performance & skilful play by all participants.

- To support all efforts to remove verbal, physical & racial abuse from sporting activities.

- To respect officials decisions & teach children to do likewise.

- To show appreciation for volunteer coaches, officials & administrators - without them my child could not participate.

- To respect the rights, dignity & worth of every player regardless of gender, cultural background, ability or religion.

-  If I have any issues regarding my child I will arrange to meet with his/her Manager/Coach/Age Group Coordinator & discuss the issue with them.

- To not discuss other players in public & focus my energies on my child's development in the long term.

- To support my child's leader & be proud of my child's progress at all times.

- To support the Club in the long term development of my child's & refrain from actions that may impede the Clubs program

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