Club Code of Conduct

All players, members, spectators, officials and volunteers are expected to follow our Club’s codes. Failure to do so will result in disciplinary action.

COACHES are required to:

Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion

  • Support, encourage and involve all players regardless of their talent level
  • Never ridicule or yell at players for errors or poor performance
  • Always consider the wellbeing and safety of participants before performance and results
  • Encourage participants to value their performances and not just results
  • Encourage and guide participants to accept responsibility for their own performance and behavior both on and off the field
  • Maintain respectful and appropriate relationships with all participants
  • Ensure all activities are appropriate to the age, ability and experience of participants
  • Promote the positive aspects of the sport (eg fair play)
  • Always respect the official’s decision and support them to carry out their role
  • Display consistently high standards of good sporting behaviour and appearance
  • Follow all guidelines laid down by the national governing body and the Club
  • Hold appropriate valid qualifications before commencing to coach
  • Never condone rule violations, unfair or unduly rough play or the use of prohibited substances
  • Never smoke or drink alcohol whist in an official capacity
  • Never use offensive language or behavior
  • To act as a role model at all times.

PLAYERS are required to:

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion
  • Play by the rules and respect the umpire’s decisions
  • Display good sporting behavior at all times
  • Never use offensive language or behavior towards anyone or engage in sledging or bullying of any person
  • Co-operate with your coach
  • Adhere to club policies including smoke-free areas and liquor license requirements
  • Never behave in a manner that would damage the reputation of the club either on or off the field

VOLUNTEERS and SPECTATORS are required to:

  • Act as good role models and ambassadors for the club at all times
  • Always welcome opposition players, spectators, officials etc to the club
  • Never use offensive language or behavior
  • Treat everyone including the opposition with respect regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion
  • Display consistently high standards of good sporting behavior including respecting the official’s decisions
  • Adhere to the smoke-free policies of the club
  • Not to consume alcohol in any place other than where the club’s license allows
  • Adhere to and support the Club policies
  • Be trustworthy

 

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