Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct



1. I will participate because I want to, not just because my parents or coaches want me to.

2. I will play by the rules and in the spirit of the game.

3. I will control my temper- fighting and verbal abuse can spoil the activity for everyone.

4. I will respect my opponents, officials, and coaches. 

5. I will do my best to be a true team player.

6. I will remember that winning isn’t everything - that having fun, improving skills, making friends and doing my best are also important.

7. I will acknowledge all good players and performances, regardless of whether it is my team or my opponent’s team.

8. I will remember that coaches and officials are there to help me. I will accept their decisions and show them respect.



1. I will not force my child to participate in sports.

2. I will remember that my child plays sports for his or her enjoyment, not for mine.

3. I will encourage my child to play by the rules and to resolve conflicts without resorting to hostility or violence.

4. I will teach my child that doing one’s best is as important as winning so that my child will never feel defeated by the outcome of a game.

5. I will make my child feel like a winner every time by offering praise for competing fairly and trying hard.

6. I will never ridicule or yell at my child for making a mistake or losing a competition.

7. I will remember that children learn best by example. I will applaud good plays by both my child’s team and their opponents.

8. I will never question the official’s judgment or honesty in public.

9. I will teach my child that an official's judgment is never to be questioned during a game, and to treat them with respect at all times.  

9. I will support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from children’s sporting activities.

10. I will respect and show appreciation for the volunteer coaches who give their time to provide sport activities for my child. 


1. I will be reasonable when scheduling games and practices remembering that young athletes have other interests and obligations.

2. I will teach my athletes to play fairly and to respect the rules, officials, and opponents.

3. I will ensure that all athletes get equitable instruction and support.
4. I will not ridicule or yell at my athletes for making mistakes or for performing poorly. I will remember that children play to have fun and must be encouraged to have confidence in themselves.
5. I will make sure that equipment and facilities are safe and match the athletes’  ages and abilities.

6. I will remember that children need a coach they can respect. I will be generous with praise and set a good example.
7. I will obtain proper training and continue to upgrade my coaching skills.

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