Senior and Junior Player Code of Behaviour

 

In addition to Nambour & Districts Netball Association (N&DNA) General Code of Behaviour, you must meet the following requirement with regard to your conduct during any activity held by or under the auspices of (N&DNA) and persons identified in the Member Protection Policy Clause 3 in your role as a Senior / Junior Player.

  1. Participate because you enjoy it, not just to please your parents and coaches.

  2. Play by the rules

a. Know the rules

  1. Participate fairly and safely

  2. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of fellow players, coaches, officials and spectators.

  3. Abide by the rules and respect the decision of the umpires.

  4. Be courteous and use the correct process when seeking a rule clarification.

    1. Captains have the right to approach an umpire during an interval or after the game for clarification of any rule

    2. Approach the umpire in a courteous and polite way.

  5. Co-operate with your coach, and other players

    1. Verbal abuse of officials or other players, deliberately fouling or provoking an opponent and throwing / damaging equipment is not acceptable or permitted.

    2. Treat all players as you would like to be treated

    3. Ensure that at all times your behaviour is fair

    4. Be a patient and enthusiastic supporter of fellow players

    5. Respect the talent, potential and development of fellow players and competitors.

    6. Conduct yourself in a responsible manner relating to language, temper and punctuality.

  6. Applaud all good play, by your own team and opponents.

  7. Be a responsible team member

    1. Always be on time

    2. Encourage and assist all players

    3. Attend all training sessions

    4. Ensure you always bring the appropriate uniform and equipment to training and / or matches.

    5. Care and respect the uniform and equipment provided to you

    6. Be frank and honest with your coach concerning illness and injury and your ability to train and

      play fully

    7. Be honest in your attitude and preparation to training. Work equally hard for yourself and your

      team.

    8. Co-operate with coaches and staff in relation to programs that adequately prepare you for

      competition.

  8. Do not engage in practices that affect sporting performance (alcohol, tobacco and drug use).

  9. Respect and acknowledge the contribution of those who create the opportunity for you to play;

    a. volunteers including scorers, coaches, timekeepers, administrators and umpires.

  10. Maintain a high standard of personal behaviour at all times.