This is a handout that I have used before as guidelines for player expectationsFootball Team PolicyPrioritiesI. FaithII. FamilyIII. AcademicsIV. FootballV. Everything ElseA. General Guidelines and Expectations: Do not get involved with or doanything that would ever embarrass the players or coaches of this footballteam. This includes non-school hours. Everything you do reflects on our schooland our program. Any violation of this rule can result in suspension or expulsionfrom the team.1. Loyalty—You are expected to be loyal to your teammates and coaches2. Pride—You are held to a different and higher standard because you playfootball. The expectations and standards are much higher.3. Character—Be strong morally4. Class—Show it in all you do. (home, work, school, and football)5. Respect and Discipline—Believe that all decisions made by your coaches arefor the good of the team.6. Positive attitude—Constantly compliment your teammates; it wears off on allof us.7. Sacrifice—The team will always come before the individual. Do not allowyourself to be selfish.8. Effort—Regardless of your ability, you can always give 100% to this team. Thisis the one constant upon which the program is based. Effort is one area inwhich no slack can be given. This is one demand which will not becompromised by fellow players or our coaches.9. Every player is important: however the team will always come first. Fromour scout team player to the All-Stater, the rules are the same.B. Specific Areas:1. Classroom: Conduct yourself as a gentleman and show respect to yourteachers. Do not get into trouble either by misbehavior or attendance. Coacheswill not “bail you out” of classroom trouble. Any problems in the classroom willbe dealt with on an individual basis.2. On the Field: 1. Celebrate as a group. I love emotion, we will play with greatemotion and we can show emotion but we will do it as a group. 2. We will nottolerate taunting, fighting, pushing, etc..3. Eligibility: Stay eligible!! If you need help we will get it for you. You will beaccountable with weekly grade checks.