Western Ontario Soccer League

Code of Conduct


  • Team coaches and officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a proper manner so as to not bring the game into disrepute. High standards of personal conduct and fair play shall be maintained at all times. 
  • Team coaches and officials shall be responsible to abide by the playing rules as set out by all governing bodies. 
  • Team coaches and officials will communicate with players, parents/guardians to ensure all understand, support and abide by the playing rules and codes of acceptable conduct as published by the Club and its governing bodies. 
  • Decisions of game officials will be accepted absolutely by players, team coaches and officials. 
  • Game officials and League Officials are not to be verbally and/or physically abused in any manner whatsoever by coaches, players, parents, guardians and/or team supporters. 
  • Abusive or foul language by coaches, players, parents, guardians or spectators will notbe tolerated. 
  • Violent conduct will not be tolerated. 
  • As per League Rules No Spectators are allowed on the same side as players benches 
  • Spectator are not allowed to enter the field of play 
  • All Team Coaches on the Bench must have a valid coaching card and be on the Game Sheet. 
  • All other Team Officials on the bench must be registered with an OS Number and be on the Game Sheet. 
  • Only players participating in the game, on the game sheet and dressed in their team uniform shall sit on the bench. 
  • All Team Officials are responsible for ensuring that the above rules are understood and abide by all team members.
  • All Clubs are responsible to ensure their Team Officials abide by this code of conduct
  • Team coaches and officials are expected to inform the Club of breaches of this Code of Conduct and Sportsmanship.
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