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IEYSA Code of Conduct

Thank you for registering with the IEYSA Soccer program. By registering your child you are in agreement to the following IEYSA rules and regulations as set forth by IEYSA Board of Directors.

The Inland Empire Youth Soccer Alliance (IEYSA) serves the Greater Spokane and Inland Empire region with the highest levels of integrity and professionalism. It is IEYSA's responsibility that the "Code of Conduct" is made clear to those who participate in our programs at all levels of soccer as players, parents, coaches, and volunteers. At the time of registration, all players, coaches and team managers must agree to the IEYSA Code of Conduct.

IEYSA Code of Conduct:

Participation in playing soccer and coaching for a team sponsored by the Inland Empire Youth Soccer Alliance is a privilege. To ensure a positive experience for all involved, this Code of Conduct shall be enforced. Violation in anyway of this privilege may result in suspensions.

Player Role and Responsibility:

1. Arrive on time (or early) and prepared to play at every practice and game.

2. Take personal responsibility for communicating with your coach.

3. Respect your teammates, coach, opponents, and referees.

4. Display good sportsmanship at all times.

5. Follow the Golden Rule: Treat others the way you would like to be treated.

6. Play to the best of your ability and strive to improve your performance.

7. Follow the proper lines of communication at all times. Player to Coach!

Coaches Role and Responsibility:

1. Arrive on time (or early) and prepared for practices and games.

2. Be respectful of all players, parents, opponents, and referees.

3. Teach soccer skills to challenge and increase the ability of individual players.

4. Take personal responsibility to improve your coaching skills and ability.

5. Exhibit good sportsmanship and enforce it with your team and parents on the sideline at practice and games.

6. Before the season begins, communicate to players and parents your philosophy of playing and coaching soccer, behavioral expectations, practice and game schedules and location, playing time, and issue resolution strategies.

7. Provide adequate communication about schedules, games, and tournaments.

Parents Role and Responsibility:

1. Allow your child to play soccer without your interference. Leave the coaching to the coaches during games. Do not coach from the sidelines. Positively cheer on and support the whole team.

2. Have your child at practices and games on time, prepared and properly attired (especially for extreme weather: sunscreen and fluids for hot weather; warm layers under uniforms/gloves/headbands in cold weather). Arrive well before the official practice time ends, so your player is not picked up late. The Coach is not responsible for before and after care of the child unless there have been prior arrangements made.

3. Abide by the rules of sideline behavior and do not interfere with the conduct of the team, game, or referees.

4. Notify your coach in advance if your player will miss a practice or game. Understand that if a player has unexcused absences from practices and games or disciplinary problems within the team, the coach does not have to follow the playing time rule.

5. Be respectful and honor the coach's philosophy, time, and efforts.

6. Assist with the team for practices and functions.

7. Follow the proper lines of communication at all times. Parent/ player to Coach- Coach to Club or Coordinator - Coordinator to IEYSA


The Inland Empire Youth Soccer Alliance (IEYSA) serves the Greater Spokane and Inland Empire region with the highest levels of integrity and professionalism. It is IEYSA's responsibility that the "Code of Conduct" is made clear to those who participate in our programs at all levels of soccer as players, parents, coaches, and volunteers. At the time of registration, all players, coaches and team managers must agree to the IEYSA Code of Conduct.