Respect parents, coaches, referees, opponents, and fellow players
Remain ‘coachable’; be open to constructive criticis.
Work with a ball at home everyday.
Do not use profanity, tobacco, alcohol, or drugs.
Play the game fairly, minimizing behavior that warrants yellow and red cards.
Demonstrate good behavior at all FC Thunder activities. Players failing to do so may be suspended from future practice sessions and games.
Practice Session & Games
Attend and arrive at practice sessions and games at designated times.
Attend all practice sessions and games; inform coach (or designee) if you will be tardy or absent for a practice session or game.
Be prepared by wearing/bringing proper uniform & equipment
Practice Shirt (practice sessions), both jerseys (games), shorts, and socks, shin guards covered fully by socks, soccer shoes (turf or cleats as specified), warm-ups (as applicable), inflated soccer ball (see Game Format for correct size) and water
Remove all jewelry(e.g., earrings, rings, necklaces, watches, bracelets, hard hair bands/clips), sunglasses (recommend using sport glasses, if needed, for medical prescriptions). Considering the prohibition regarding earrings, parents should consider not having a child’s ears pierced in advance of the season such that the child is unable to remove the earrings before practice sessions and games.
Players are prohibited from practicing or playing with casts of any type; player is required to provide a signed medical release from player’s doctor or legal guardian before returning for play.
Players who are bleeding or have blood on themselves or uniforms must be treated, cleaned, and change uniforms, if necessary, before returning to play.