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Parents Code Of Conduct


 O’Neill’s GFC An Port Mor recognize the significant contribution that parents have in their child’s development of Gaelic Football Skills.


Parents/Guardians have an influential role to play in assisting their children to adopt positive attitudes and encouraging them to maintain an involvement in sport.


Parents should not attempt to meet their own needs for success and achievement through their child’s participation in Gaelic Games.


Parents/Guardians within the club must:

  • Know the start and finish times of Training sessions and match times to ensure that you arrive on time to collect your child.

  • Support both your child and the club during training and matches.

  • Not to force an unwilling child to play Gaelic Games.

  • Encourage children always to play according to the rules and settle disagreements amicably.

  • Never ridicule or yell at a child for making a mistake or not winning. Always try to be positive.

  • Respect officials decisions and encourage children to do likewise.

  • Show appreciation for volunteer coaches, officials and administrators and not treat as a chills minding service.

  • Applaud good performance and efforts from all individuals and teams.

  • Condemn the use of violence and verbal abuse or any form.

  • Use correct and appropriate language at all times – fould language is no acceptable at any time.

  • Support your child involvement and help them to enjoy sport.

  • Remind your child that effort and teamwork are as important as victory so that the result of each game is accepting without undue disappointment.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background, race or religion.


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