Codes of Conduct.

We list here what we expect of Granville Waratah Players, based on the NSW Soccer May 2004 short version.  Players, Parents and others attending games should also also note the Football NSW Spectator Code of Behaviour

1. Play by the rules and understand the spirit of the game.
2. Play to win and never set out to lose.
3. Play fair to earn respect and to detest cheats.
4. Refrain from sexual harassment towards fellow players, coaches and officials.
5. Never argue with an official, captain, coach or manager who is there to maintain discipline and fair play.
6. Control your temper and avoid verbal abuse, sledging or deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent,
7. Be honest with the coach concerning illness and injury.
8. Work equally hard for yourself and/or your team.
9. Be a good sport and applaud all good plays.
10. Accept defeat with dignity and don’t seek excuses for defeat or blame the referee or anyone else.
11. Promote the interests of football and encourage other people to watch it or play it fairly.
12. Treat all participants equally, and reject corruption, drugs, racism, violence and other dangers to our sport.
13. Help others to resist corrupting pressures and remind them of their commitment to their team and the game.
14. Co-operate with your coach, team-mates and opponents.
15. Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit.
16. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants, coaches and officials.

 

Club Constitution

The club is run as an “Association” under NSW law.  The club has  a Constitution, which is a legal document registered with Fair Trading NSW, with NSW Government body responsible for such Associations.

The constitution (adopted in 2015)  is available here.  The much older 1977 constitution is available for reference here for reference.

By-laws can be created to help in running the club, but there are no current by-laws.

A summary of responsibilities of committee and related positions is available here.