Read all about the TCSL Respect the Referee initiative!
As you may know, referees are in short supply. The referees that we do have will be working many matches, to ensure that matches can be played. Without them, there is no match.
WHAT TO KNOW:
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
|Role||What You Can Do|
|Coach||✔️ Greet the referee before each and every match.|
✔️ Thank the the referee for coming at the conclusion of the match.
✔️ Be courteous and polite during the match.
✔️ Do not engage about decisions during the match or after the match.
✔️ Feedback can be provided, good and bad, through the Match Reporting & Feedback Form (linked below).
|Team Manager||✔️ Encourage participation in the Sideline Project.|
✔️ Model good behavior.
✔️ Intervene in cases of poor sideline behavior.
✔️ Communicate expectations to team parents.
|Player||✔️ Recognize that mistakes are part of the game. You make them, and others do, too.|
✔️ Be a role model for other players in terms of good behavior.
✔️ Thank the referee after the match.
|Parent||✔️ Take the Sideline Project course and take the pledge.|
✔️ Model good behavior for your player and those around you.
✔️ Communicate expectations to any of your guests attending matches.