The Lockport Soccer Club (LSC) is governed by NYS West, BWNYJSL, and the US Soccer Federation which is incorporating a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY for player behavior. Coaches, players, parents, and spectators are expected to follow the rules and policies that guide appropriate behavior and ethics in youth travel soccer.

PLAYERS:

All players participating in LSC Travel soccer shall…

  • Demonstrate good sportsmanship with regards to the game, referees, and players
  • Play by the rules of the game, the league, and policies from the Club.
  • View playing soccer as a privilege and opportunity to learn and have fun.
  • Never argue with referees about calls or decisions.
  • Act with appropriate behavior during practices and games.
  • Always be respectful towards other players, coaches, referees, and spectators.
  • Never use offensive language/comments to other players, coaches, parents, or referees.
  • Not fight, taunt, strike, or use violent play/conduct towards players or referees.
  • Make every effort to attend ALL practices and games and arrive on time.
  • Give 100% effort at practice and during games.
  • Never use illegal drugs, alcohol, or tobacco.

Violating any of these rules is grounds for termination from the Club based on the decisions of the Board of Directors of LSC.

PARENTS/GUARDIANS:

All parents participating in LSC Travel soccer shall…

  • Demonstrate good sportsmanship with regards to the game, referees, and players.
  • Refrain from arguing, complaining, and confronting referees about calls.
  • Be respectful towards coaches, referees, spectators, your child, other parents and their children.
  • Refrain from coaching and refereeing “from the sidelines”.
  • Encourage good sportsmanship and self-discipline in your child.
  • Act with appropriate behavior during games.
  • Never use offensive language/comments to other players, coaches, referees, or spectators.
  • No fighting, taunting, or use of violence towards players, referees, or opposing spectators.
  • Make every effort to get your child to ALL practices and games and arrive on time.
  • Alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs are prohibited around the game or practice field.

Violating any of these rules could be grounds for termination from the Club based on the decisions of the Board of Directors of LSC.

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