The intention of these guidelines is to ensure that FC Stars players, parents and coaches can enjoy tournaments in a secure and safe manner. FC Stars players also have a responsibility to act as ambassadors for the club when attending tournaments. These guidelines are intended to provide clear communication to all players and parents as to acceptable behavior while traveling with the team.
It is strongly recommended that all players, parents and coaches stay at the same hotel for the duration of the tournament.
Players should follow a dress code of wearing FC Stars apparel when traveling to tournaments and while in hotels, unless otherwise instructed by the coach. This also applies to injured players traveling with the team who must wear full FC Stars warm-up or uniform if they intend to sit on the bench with the team during games.
All players shall have a defined curfew established by the coach. The default is that all players should be in their own rooms for the night by 10 pm, unless otherwise stated by the coach. Parents must be responsible for ensuring the whereabouts of their children and any other players they are supervising.
All players are expected to punctually attend all team meetings at tournaments
All players shall act in a polite, professional and courteous manner while at a hotel, restaurant or in any place where the team or player travels.
Any player found using or in possession of alcohol, drugs, or any other illegal substance will be asked to leave immediately and may be suspended by or removed from the Club.
Any player found stealing, vandalizing or involved in any illegal or inappropriate activity will be asked to leave immediately and may be suspended by or removed from the Club.
Players are strongly discouraged from fraternizing with members of the opposite sex while representing the club at tournaments. Cell phone numbers should not be given and out and cell phones should be switched off at the appointed curfew time.
Any player found to be in a hotel room or other private environment with non-family members of the opposite sex without adult supervision will be asked to leave immediately and may be suspended by or removed from the Club.
Any player, coach or parent who observes conduct inconsistent with the above guidelines has the obligation and responsibility to report the act to the coach.