I hereby pledge to provide positive support, care and encouragement for my child participating in youth sports by following this Parent Code of Ethics Pledge:
I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches and officials at every game, practice or other youth sports events.
I will place the emotional and physical well-being of my child ahead of a personal desire to win.
I will insist that my child play in a safe and healthy environment.
I will support the coaches and officials working with my child, to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience for all.
I will demand a sports environment for my child that is free of drugs, tobacco and alcohol, and will refrain from their use at all youth sports events.
I will remember that the game is for youth and not for adults.
I will do my very best to make youth sports fun for my child.
I will ask my child to treat other players, coaches, fans and officials with respect regardless of race, sex, creed or ability.
I promise to help my child enjoy his/her sports experience by doing what I can, such as being a respectful fan, assisting with coaching or providing transportation.
I will require that my child's coach be trained in youth sports and to uphold the Coaches Code of Ethics.
I will read the NYSCA National Standards for Youth Sports and do what I can to help all youth sports organizations implement and enforce them.
PLAYERS/CHEERLEADERS CODE OF CONDUCT
I hereby pledge to be positive about my youth sports experience and accept responsibility for my participation by following this Players Code of Ethics Pledge:
I will encourage good sportsmanship from fellow players, coaches, officials, and parents at every game, practice, by demonstrating good sportsmanship.
I will attend every practice and game that I can, and will notify my coach if I cannot.
I will expect to receive a fair and equal amount of playing time.
I will do my best to listen and learn from my coaches.
I will treat my coaches, other players, fans, and officials with respect regardless of race, sex, creed, or abilities and I will expect to be treated accordingly.
I deserve to have fun during my sports experience and will alert parents or coaches if it stops being fun!
I deserve to play in an environment that is free of drugs, tobacco, and alcohol, and expect adults to refrain from their use at all youth sports events.
I will encourage my parents to be involved with my team in some capacity because it is important to me.
I will do my very best in school.
I will remember that sports is an opportunity to learn and have fun.