Players Duties and Responsibilities

The players are selected by the coach.  It is important that players observe the guidelines
established by the Club, League and State Associations

The player will...

  • Always shake hands with the opposition and officials following games,regardless of the result
  • Train and play to the best of my ability
  • Have a positive attitude and never quit
  • Win without boasting and exemplify sportsmanship
  • Respect officials and accept  their decisions without question
  • Only give positive encouragement to fellow teammates
  • Arrive prepared for all games and training sessions, i.e. proper mental attitude and equipment
  • Respect my coach, teammates and opponents
  • Learn and obey the Laws of the Game, the team and the club
  • Practice soccer skills and condition on my own
  • Notify the coach or team manager if I will be tardy for or unable to make a practice game or meeting

Further the player will never...

  • Will not speak to the officials except when prompted to do so.
  • Allow my enthusiasm and commitment for soccer to override by responsibilities to my education
  • Use profane or vulgar language
  • Use a controlled substance unless  prescribed by a physician
  • Leave the field or a session without the permission of the coach
  • Disregard any instructions of my coach
  • Forget that I represent the Gulf Coast Texans Soccer Club