As an administrator or committee member we expect you to: 

  • create pathways for club members to participate not just as players but also as coaches, referees and administrators
  • ensure that rules, equipment, length of games and training schedules are modified to suit the age, ability and maturity level of players
  • ensure quality supervision and coaching for players
  • remember that players participate for their enjoyment and benefit
  • help coaches and officials highlight appropriate behaviour and skill development, and help to improve the standards of coaching and officiating
  • ensure that everyone involved in the club emphasizes fair play
  • distribute a code of conduct to players, coaches, officials and parents and encourage them to follow it
  • respect the rights, dignity and worth of all people involved in the game, regardless of their gender, ability or cultural background
  • promote adherence to the club’s code of conduct and ensure any incidents, concerns and issues are dealt with professionally, non-biased and within a reasonable timeframe
  • ensure all incidents are documented in an incident report within 48hrs of the incident occurring
  • ensure all matters discussed as a committee remain confidential and any issues or incidents involving any club member remain confidential

As an administrator or committee member we expect that you do not:

  • arrive at the venue intoxicated or drink alcohol at any matches
  • allow the unlawful supply of alcohol at training, games or club functions
  • use bad language, nor  harass players, coaches, officials or spectators
  • discuss any confidential issues, concerns or incidents with anyone other than the committee – big or small