Bench / Sideline Code of Conduct
Any person that is listed on a game sheet OR the Football Alberta registration and insurance form as being a member of the team OR is acting as a representative for a team must refrain from the use of any form of tobacco, narcotics and alcohol while in the presence of the players of the Red Deer Minor Football Society. Using or consuming such items before, during or immediately after a Society event in the presence of the Red Deer Minor Football Society players is strictly prohibited.
Likewise, the use of foul or vulgar language while acting in the responsibility of a coach and in the presence of the players will not be tolerated.
Violations of the Bench Conduct Policy will be addressed immediately by the President with the result of the violation being suspension or expulsion from the person's position with the team and the Red Deer Minor Football Society. The Society is not obligated to issue any warnings to coach's or team personnel.
**It is the responsibility of each coach and team personnel to be educated as to the RDMF Bench Conduct Policy and to adhere to RDMF rules and regulations.
NOTE: All forms of tobacco are prohibited in the proximity of the players of the Red Deer Minor Football Society. This includes on the sidelines of a game, at practice, in or near the change rooms and on the football field. A coach that contravenes this policy is subject to immediate suspension or expulsion from the Red Deer Minor Football Society without warning.