A suspended coach/functionary is NOT ALLOWED to stay in the following described areas or respectively have any contact with the team 1 hour before the start of the game and until 30 minutes after the game:

  • be within the locker-room 1 hour before the game until 30 minutes after the game

  • be within the mixed-zone on the way from the locker-room to the player bench

  • be at or next to the players-bench

  • have contact with any members active on the players-bench by signals or verbal means (including usage of electronic devices)

The suspended coach/functionary is not part of the team during his suspension and his league wide accreditation is not valid during his suspension. He is not allowed to sign any game report or other documents and cannot give any official statement for the club.

The suspended coach/functionary can watch and observe the game at home-games as well as away-games from the spectator area. The respective ticket has to be taken from the respective ticket-allocation of the away-team. The respective home-club must be informed in good time prior to the game.

If the suspended coach/functionary does not act according to these guidelines, this will lead to another decision by the justice of commission of the EBEL.

The Club-managers are responsible for the observation and supervision of these rules and have to inform the arena-security personal when the suspended coach/functionary is coming for the respective away-game.