The following code of conduct has been adopted by Aber Valley Wolves and we ask all players, coaches and parents to adhere to it. By playing for Aber Valley Wolves, you agree to accept this code of conduct.
Coaches, parents and carers, match officials and all volunteers work hard to provide you with the opportunity to play and enjoy the game of rugby league in a safe and fun environment.
As a player you agree to:
- Play because you want to, not to please your coaches or parents or others.
- If anything is worrying you, or you are not enjoying playing, speak to your parents, the Coaches, or Club Welfare Officer, Helen Treherne.
- Respect and listen to your coach and accept their decisions.
- Try your best at all times in training and games.
- Go to training if possible and let your coach know if you can’t.
- Keep the changing rooms clean and respect your club environment.
- Shake hands with the opposition after the game, even if you’ve lost and are upset.
- Respect other players – no retaliation, don’t abuse them, check they’re ok if injured, and look after each other.
- Support your team mates, especially if they make a mistake or are feeling down.
- Respect the match officials – Respect all decisions, remember they are here to enjoy the game, are volunteers and may be children too.
- Not swear or use abusive language.
- Play fair – Don’t fight or be a dirty player, try and keep your temper under control.
- Not make racist, homophobic or other comments that do not show respect to other players.
- Not bully and report any bullying you see.
- Welcome and encourage new players.
- Not use social media to make negative comments, criticise or abuse any player, team, volunteer, club or the game of rugby league.