Players, Coaches and Parents must adhere to our Zero Tolerance Policy.
This Policy is in effect for all Needham Soccer Club Programs, Champions
League, BAYS League and Junior Academy.
individuals responsible for a team and all spectators shall support the
referee and players. Failure to do so will undermine the referee’s authority and
has the potential of creating a hostile environment for the players,
the referee, and all the other participants and spectators.
Consequently, The Needham Soccer Club and BAYS has adopted and modified the following rules:
one, except the players, is to speak to the referee during or after the
game. Exceptions: Coaches may ask questions before the game, call for
substitutions and point out emergencies during the game, or respond to
the referee if addressed.
no disputing calls, during or after the game, no remarks to the referee
to watch certain players or attend to rough play. NO YELLING at the referee or players, EVER, and no criticism, sarcasm, harassment, intimidation, or feedback of any kind during or after the game.
may be ejected and are subject to disciplinary action by the Needham
Soccer Club and BAYS Sportsmanship Review Committee.
coaches or spectators have questions regarding particular calls, rules,
or a referee, or wish to give feedback regarding a referee, please
contact the Needham Soccer Club's Executive Director for the game in question.