Discipline Policy

The SSC has so few incidents requiring hearings that the club does not have regularly scheduled hearing dates. Accordingly, the SSC has adopted the Discipline by Review System (DBR) as described in the Ontario Soccer Association Policies under Section 8.0 Discipline. The fundamental basis of the DBR system is that there are no hearings before a discipline panel for certain types of misconduct. The penalties (suspensions) are set out in the OSA policies and are automatic.

The SSC uses Discipline by Review for all player misconducts that can be administered by DBR.

The policy of the Club is to review incidents within a week of receiving referee reports of Special Incidents or Dismissals. Because there are rarely multiple incidents to consider the review of the incident is done by the SSC Discipline Chair and one other panel member via Email and telephone.