COACH CODE OF CONDUCT (Adopted)
  • I will design and conduct practices, festivals and games to enhance academic achievement and will never interfere with opportunities for academic success

  • I will treat each of my players as if he/she was my own and put their welfare first

  • I understand that my influence can be for good or for bad and thus will never place the value of winning above the value of character building, safety and welfare of my players

  • I shall uphold the honor and dignity of the profession

  • I will strive to set an example of the highest ethical and moral conduct in all personal contact with players, officials, coaches, schools, the media, and the public

  • I shall take an active role in the prevention of drug, alcohol and tobacco abuse and refrain from such use when in contact with players

  • I shall learn and follow the rules and policies of the club or its programs and direct my players to follow

  • I shall be fair with all my players and provide equal opportunities to each

  • I shall follow fair play and not find ways to circumvent or influence the decisions of coaches, referees or officials nor teach deliberate unsportsmanlike behavior to my players

  • I shall exert my influence to enhance sportsmanship by fans

  • I will set the tone of competition by meeting and greeting competing teams, coaches and officials

  • I shall not engage in public criticism of officials, players, referees and spectators

  • I shall not exert pressure on schools to give players special considerations

  • I shall direct players to report and seek proper medical attention for injuries and to follow the physician’s instructions regarding treatment and recovery
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