Sorrento Junior Football Club Inc has a clearly defined Constitution and Code of Conduct. As an incorporated body, the committee and executive of the club also have clear operating and reporting guidelines under the Incorporations Act 1981.
It is a pre-requisite that the Code of Conduct is acknowledged by all players when they register each year. Likewise, all coaches are required to sign a Code of Conduct Agreement which forms part of the AFL Code of Conduct and is a requirement of the AFL Coaching Accreditation Level 1.
All coaches, team managers and leading officials in specific care and guidance of our player group are required to obtain a Working With Children Check (WWCC). These are recorded by the Club Secretary and form an important part of club policies and our management and care of those player members.
As an affiliate of the Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League (MPJFL), the SJFC is also bound by their articles of association and the league’s binding by-laws and policies. Additionally, the MPJFL policies and codes of conduct are in direct alignment with the Victorian Country Football League’s (VCFL) policies and codes, of which the MPJFL is an affiliate member.
The SJFC follows the AFL’s concussion management guidelines: