KIDSPORTS pledge

 

At Every KIDSPORTS Game

To be read aloud by kids before pre-game handshakes:

“We are excited to play today. Help us all have a great experience – no matter the score – by respecting players, coaches, officials, and each other. Let’s play!” 


Coach Code of Conduct

 

"An opportunity to make a difference"

I will be responsible for all the kids on my team.
I will do my best to ensure that all the kids have fun playing sports.
I will treat all kids with respect and avoid negative criticism.
I will teach all kids the skills of the game, the values of teamwork and the meaning of good sportsmanship.
I will lead by example and always demonstrate good sportsmanship during games.
I will see that "all kids play" regardless of skill level.
I will provide only encouragement and positive direction to players during games.
I will know the rules and always play by the rules.
I will respect the officials and their authority during games.
I will communicate with the parents on my team and inform them of all team rules, practices and games.
I will respect all facilities and equipment made available for my team to practice and play games.
I will never use profanity, abusive language or threatening behavior towards any player, parent, coach or official.
I will report to KIDSPORTS any perceived misconduct by coach, player, parent or official so it can be dealt with in the appropriate manner.

Parent Code of Conduct

 

I will enjoy my child's opportunity to experience the benefits of sport.
I will trust in my child's ability to have fun as well as to perform and achieve excellence on his/her own.
I will help my child to learn the right lessons from winning and losing and from individual accomplishments and mistakes.
I will respect my child's teammates and fellow parents as well as the players, parents and coaches from opposing teams.
I will give only encouragement and applaud only positive accomplishments whether for my child, his/her teammates, their opponents or the officials.
I will respect my child's coach and support his/her efforts. I will not instruct from the sidelines unless asked to by the coach.
I will insure that my child will attend all games and practices possible and, when not possible, I agree to inform the coach in advance.
I will respect all facilities made available so my child can play games and practice his/her sport.
I will respect any equipment or uniform that may be loaned to my child so that he/she can participate.
I will respect the officials and their authority during games.
I will never demonstrate threatening or abusive behavior or use foul language.
I will be responsible to report to KIDSPORTS any perceived misconduct by coach, player, parent or official so it can be dealt with in the appropriate manner.