Menai Roosters Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

Players

  • Play by the rules and for the fun of it.
  • Never argue with an official. If you disagree, have your captain, coach or manager approach the official during the break or after competition.
  • Control your temper. Verbal abuse of officials and sledging other players, deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent are not acceptable or permitted behaviors in any sport.
  • Work equally hard for yourself and/or your team. Your team's performance will benefit, and so will you.
  • Be a good sport, Applaud all good plays whether they are made by your team or opposition.
  • treat all participants in your sport as you like to be treated. Do not bully or take unfair advantage of another competitor.
  • Cooperate with your coach, team-mates, opponents and officials. Without them there would be no competitions.
  • Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit, not just to please parents and coaches.
  • Remember the goals of the game are to have fun and improve your skills. Be modest in success and generous in defeat.

Parents

  • Remember that children participate in sport for their enjoyment, not yours.
  • Encourage children to participate, do not force them.
  • Focus on the child's efforts and performance rather than winning or losing.
  • Encourage children always to play according to the rules and to settle disagreements wihtout resorting to hostility or violence.
  • Never ridicule or yell at a child for making a mistake or losing a competition.
  • Remember that children learn best by example. Appreciate good performances and skillful plays by all participants.
  • Support all efots to remove verbals and physical abuse from sporting activities.
  • Respect officials decisions and teach children to do likewise.
  • Show appreciation for volunteer coaches, officials and administrators. Without them, your child could not participate.
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.

 




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