PLAYER CODE OF CONDUCT
 

Player Expectations

As a soccer player with Patuxent Football Academy, you have made a commitment to yourself, your teammates, your coaches, your parents, and the club. You have a responsibility to represent PFA in a positive fashion at all times.

As a member of Patuxent Football Academy (PFA) I shall…

• Train and play to the best of my abilities
• Have a positive attitude and never quit
• Respect my coach, teammates, parents, and opponents
• Respect officials and accept their decision without question
• Only give positive encouragement to fellow teammates
• Arrive prepared for all games and training sessions with proper mental attitude
• Arrive prepared for all games and training session wearing proper game and training gear
• Notify the coach of any injuries or discomfort
• Learn to obey the laws of the game, the team, and the club
• Notify the coach or team manager if I will be tardy or unable to attend practice, game, or team meeting

Further I will never…

• Allow my enthusiasm and commitment for soccer to override my responsibilities to my education
• Use profane or vulgar language
• Leave the field or a session without the permission of the coach
• Use controlled substance unless prescribed by a physician
• Forget that I represent Patuxent Football Academy