Coaches, Team Managers and Club Officials’ Code of Conduct

Play your part and support the FA and Winsford Towns F.C Code of Conduct 

On and off the field, I will:

  • Always show respect to everyone involved in the game 
  • Stick to the rules and celebrate within the spirit of the game 
  • Encourage fair play and high standards of behaviour 
  • Always respect the Referee and encourage players to do the same 
  • Never enter the field of play without the referee’s permission 
  • Never engage in, or tolerate offensive, insulting or abusive behaviour
  • Be aware of the potential impact of bad language on others 
  • Be gracious in victory and defeat 
  • Respect the facilities at home and away

When working with players, I will: 

  • Place the well-being, safety and enjoyment of each player above everything else. 
  • Never tolerate any form of bullying 
  • Ensure all activities are suited to the players’ ability and age 
  • Work with others (e.g. officials, doctors, welfare officers, physiotherapists) for each player’s best interests 

I understand that if I do not follow the Code, I may be: 

  • Required to meet with the club or league Welfare officer your CFA Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO). 
  • Invited to attend Winsford Town FC disciplinary committee meeting which may result in further punishments, not including any punishments handed out by Cheshire FA
  • Suspended by the club from attending matches 
  • Required to leave, lose my position and/or have my license withdrawn
  • Required to retake safeguarding courses through the F. A or affiliated website.