Senior and Junior Player Code of Behaviour
Participate because you enjoy it, not just to please your parents and coaches.
Play by the rules
Know the rules.
Participate fairly and safely
Respect the rights, dignity and worth of fellow players, coaches, officials and spectators.
Abide by the rules and respect the decision of the umpires.
Be courteous and use the correct process when seeking a rule clarification.
Captains have the right to approach an umpire during an interval or after the game for
clarification of any rule
Approach the umpire in a courteous and polite way.
Co-operate with your coach, and other players
Verbal abuse of officials or other players, deliberately fouling or provoking an opponent and
throwing / damaging equipment is not acceptable or permitted.
Treat all players as you would like to be treated
Ensure that at all times your behaviour is fair
Be a patient and enthusiastic supporter of fellow players
Respect the talent, potential and development of fellow players and competitors.
Conduct yourself in a responsible manner relating to language, temper and punctuality.
Applaud all good play, by your own team and opponents.
Be a responsible team member
Always be on time
Encourage and assist all players
Attend all training sessions
Ensure you always bring the appropriate uniform and equipment to training and / or matches.
Care and respect the uniform and equipment provided to you
Be frank and honest with your coach concerning illness and injury and your ability to train and
Be honest in your attitude and preparation to training. Work equally hard for yourself and your
Co-operate with coaches and staff in relation to programs that adequately prepare you for
Do not engage in practices that affect sporting performance (alcohol, tobacco and drug use).
Respect and acknowledge the contribution of those who create the opportunity for you to play;
Volunteers including scorers, coaches, timekeepers, administrators and umpires.
Maintain a high standard of personal behaviour at all times.