The mid-field handshake at the end of each game is mandatory for all team players and coaches shall see that it is conducted in an orderly fashion.
Coaches must avoid any conduct, which is construed as physically or verbally abusive.
Coaches must avoid verbal dissent during a game with an opposing coach's bench or referees.
Coaches must perform their duties on the basis of careful preparation, ensuring their instruction is current and accurate.
Coaches should remain current on health, safety and training developments relevant to the sport of soccer. Coaches are encouraged to seek advice from peers and colleagues whenever such consultation is in the best interest of the student-athletes.
A Coach must not solicit or engage in sexual relations with any minor. Any sexual harassment issues brought to the attention of the DYSC Board will be address by a selected Review Committee, which will investigate and bring a recommendation to the Board for approval.
A Coach's behavior and values must bring credit to his/her Team, DYSC and the sport of soccer.
Be organized at all times and ensure the equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of the players.
Although soccer is regarded as a players’ game it is also to be enjoyed by non-players, i.e., Coaches, referees and spectators; show your enthusiasm to the players.
Be sporting to your opponents and referee both in victory and defeat.
Allow your own personality to be reflected at practice and at games; do not copy anyone else.
Prepare your practice sessions to meet the realistic challenges of the game; give your players the chance to make decisions.