Code of Conduct

Player's Code of Conduct

  • Play for the fun of it (and not to please parents and coaches).

  • Play by the rules.

  • Cooperate with your coach, teammates and opponents.

  • Work hard for yourself and your team.

  • Respect and accept officials' decisions.

  • Control your temper.

  • Be a good sport and treat all players as you'd like to be treated.

  • Attend all practices and games and be ready to play.

Spectator's Code of Conduct

  • Remember, children are involved in organized sports for their enjoyment, not yours.
  • Applaud the efforts of both teams, regardless of the game’s outcome.
  • Support the efforts of all participants regardless of the mistakes they may make.
  • Encourage players to follow the rules and abide by the officials’ decisions.
  • Support the efforts of coaches, officials and administrators.
  • Use appropriate language at all times.
  • Condemn the use of violence in any form by anyone associated with the game.

Coaches Code of Conduct

  • Build sound, fundamental basketball skills and a love for the game.
  • Show respect for referees, other coaches and players at all times.
  • Encourage team play.
  • Reinforce good sportsmanship whenever possible.
  • Ensure players are given equal playing time.
  • Become a resource to your players, helping them to develop their athletic and human potential.
  • Treat all players as equals, but recognize that all children are not the same and respect their individual differences.


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