1. Aggressively challenging a referee's decision, either by raising his/her voice, gesturing or otherwise clearly directing dissent to a referee:
First offense: Counseling by a Board Member (Coach to provide name of adult to referee; refusal will result in coach serving a one (1) game suspension.)
Second offense: Suspension from attending NYSL games for remainder of season, on probation for one (1) year.
2. Confronting any player, referee, spectator or other coach in a physical manner by initiating physical contact, to include bumping, pushing, shoving, or by directing foul language to any player, referee, spectator or other coach, be they from the opposing team or his/her own team:
First offense: Immediate suspension from attending NYSL games for the remainder of the season and the following season, and minimum two (2) additional years on probation.
Second offense: Permanent suspension from attending NYSL games.
3. Striking or attempting to strike a player, referee, spectator or other coach either on his/her own team or an opponent:
First offense: Permanent suspension from attending NYSL games.
Note: If a parent fails to honor his/her suspensions from NYSL games, his/her child or children will lose their NYSL playing privileges.