- Be reasonable in your demands on young players' time and enthusiasm.
- Teach your players that rules of the sport are mutual agreements which no one should evade or break.
- Whenever possible, group players to give a more than reasonable chance for success.
- Avoid over-playing the talented players. The "just average" players need and deserve equal time and opportunity.
- Remember that children participate for fun and enjoyment and that winning is only part of their motivation. Never ridicule or yell at the children for making mistakes or losing a competition.
- Ensure that the equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of the players.
- The scheduling and length of practice times and competition should take into consideration the maturity level of the children.
- Develop team respect for the ability of opponents as well as for the judgement of officials and opposing coaches.
- Follow the advice of a Doctor when determining when an injured player is ready to recommence training or competition.
- Make a personal commitment to keep informed of sound coaching principles.
- Show respect for your fellow Club members.