Code of Conduct

The Participant

  1. Recognize that they are representing Christ through words and actions and thus act accordingly.
  2. Accept the calls of the officials in a proper manner and treat them with respect and dignity.
  3. Treat members of the opposing team as fellow Christians, as they would desire to be treated, by playing fair and using appropriate language.
  4. Follow through with your commitment to excellence and your team by putting forth your best effort at each practice and game.
  5. Take concerns or complaints to the correct person(s) involved.

The Coach

  1. Display a Christian attitude and be a role model by treating each participant, parent and opposing team with respect and fairness.
  2. Expect good sportsmanship from all team members and address instances where it is not portrayed.
  3. Respect the judgment and interpretation of the rules by the officials.
  4. Challenge each member of the team to grow both physically, mentally, and spiritually.
  5. Help players recognize and appreciate good performances from other teams and encourage competitors when they make mistakes.
  6. Shows respect for opponents and does not seek to embarrass them in any competition.

The Parent

  1. Treat other participants, parents and coaches with respect.
  2. Accept the calls of the officials during an athletic event.
  3. Provide a positive example for setting the tone of those around them so that everyone may enjoy the competition.
  4. Speak respectfully of officials, coaches, parents, and other players, especially in the presence of participants.
  5. Provide positive and encouraging cheering during a game.
  6. Accept and respect the decisions of the coaches. If needed, speak to them privately in regard to any concern or disagreement at a time not immediately before, during, or after a game or practice.