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Sheldon Football League


Parent Code of Conduct

The essential elements of character building and ethics in sports are embodied in
the concept of sportsmanship and six core principles: trustworthiness, respect,
responsibility, fairness, caring, and good citizenship. We will lead by example.

I therefore agree:

-I will remember that children participate to have fun and that the game is for
youth, not adults.

-I will inform the coach of any physical disability or ailment that may affect the
safety of my child or the safety of others.

- I will learn the rules of the game and the policies of the league.

-I (and my guests) will be a positive role model for my child and encourage
sportsmanship by showing respect and courtesy, and by demonstrating positive
support for all players, coaches, officials, directors and spectators at every game,
practice or sporting event.

- I (and my guests) will not engage in any kind of unsportsmanlike conduct with
any official, director, coach, player, or parent such as booing and taunting,
refusing to shake hands, or using profane language or gestures.

- I will teach my child to play by the rules and to resolve conflicts without
resorting to hostility or violence.

- I will demand that my child treat other players, directors, coaches, officials and
spectators with respect regardless of race, creed, color, gender or ability.

- I will never ridicule or yell at my child or other participants for making a
mistake or losing a competition.

- I will emphasize skill development and practices and how they benefit my child.

- I will promote the emotional and physical well-being of the athletes ahead
of any personal desire I may have for my child to win.

- I will respect the officials and their authority during games and will never
question, discuss, or confront officials or coaches at the game field, and will
take time to speak with coaches at an agreed upon time and place.

- I will demand a sports environment for my child that is free from drugs,
tobacco, and alcohol, and I will refrain from their use at all sports events.

- I will refrain from coaching my child or other players during games and
practices, unless I am one of the official coaches of the team.

- I will not enter the field during practices or games, unless I am one of the
official coaches of the team.

- Practice is mandatory. If your child misses practices, for safety they may
have to sit on the bench.

- Each child is to have a parent or guardian or responsible party at all
practices, and games. If you do have to leave the field you must let the
coaches know.

- Please have your child use the restroom before practice and the games.

- All Players need to be at the field in complete uniform 30 minutes before
the game to warm up

- Please do not call any director, advisor, or coach after 9:00 o'clock in the

- All fees must be paid in full by the August 1st as set by the director. NO
Exceptions! If fees are not paid by the due date your child may not be
allowed participate in the program.

- All teams are responsible for completing their mandatory volunteer hours,
this includes ALL parents- running the clock during a game,
concession stand duty, running the chains on the sideline during a game,

- Every team player will be assigned a game day to bring snacks, please
communicate with your Team/Cheer Mom if you are unable at least 3 days
prior to your assigned game day. YOU MAY BE ASSIGNED MORE THAN

- ALL Fundraisers area MANDATORY and part of your players requirement with SFL.
Buy-out options are available during registration for $65 per player/cheerleader.
Any player that does not buy-out or does not turn in fundraiser by required date will not receive team uniform. 
Lack of participation by any player on your team may result in consequences for your team.
Please keep all communication open with the SFL Parent
Auxiliary about Fundraisers.

Anyone that does not follow the rules Posted at Sheldon Sports Complex
or noted in the Parent Code of Conduct will be asked to leave by executive board members
or escorted off of the premises by our park constable.

Sheldon Football League

8815 Pineland Rd 
Houston, Texas 77044
Phone : 281-407-3178
Email : [email protected]
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