Coaches Code of Conduct

Please read and then complete form information and sign.  An email will be sent to SafeSport@SanDiegoFSC.org and to you as a receipt.

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SDFSC Coaches Code of Conduct

The San Diego Figure Skating Club is committed to creating a safe and positive environment for members’ physical, emotional and social development and ensuring that it promotes an environment free of misconduct.

As a member of our club, all coaches must adhere to this Code of Conduct at all times in addition to the U. S. Figure Skating Rulebook rules GR 1.02 and GR 1.03 and the SafeSport Handbook. This information is intended to provide both the general principles and the decision rules to cover most situations encountered by coaches and instructors. It has, as its primary goal, the welfare and protection of the individuals and groups with whom coaches work.

By signing below I agree to the following:

  1. I have read all materials related to the Coaches Code of Conduct in the SafeSport Handbook.
  2. Must obey and abide by all U.S. Figure Skating published rules, regulations, and procedures.
  3. Shall maintain exemplary standards of personal conduct.
  4. Must obey all state, national and international laws.
  5. May not be under the effects of alcohol, illegal drugs or any substance that can affect athlete safety and coaching judgment.
  6. Must refrain from using any profane or abusive language.
  7. Must not engage in any type of misconduct with any athlete.
  8. Must teach and support the athletes fairly and equitably.
  9. Must never discriminate against any athlete.

I understand that as a U.S. Figure Skating member coach, I have assumed certain responsibilities to prepare, develop and be an advocate and role model. I agree with the “SDFSC Coaches Code of Conduct,” have read the “SDFSC Coaches Code of Conduct” and understand what is expected of me.

*Also refer to the PSA Code of Ethics and Tenets of Professionalism for more information.

Revision: 2018-05-10