Ensure the safety of all players.
Teach and model respect for players, referees and other coaches. Maintain temper during practices and games. No ECU coach should be ejected from a game.
Coach in a positive manner. Praise in public, criticize in private.
Have good communication with parents and players.
Do your best to gain improved soccer knowledge.
Be a teacher of soccer skills.
Help promote a positive identification of ECU as a whole as well as for your team.
Aim high. Chart the course for your team.
Bring ALL players along.