Kids playing youth basketball

Parent’s Code of Ethics

    I hereby pledge to provide positive support, care, and encouragement for my child participating in youth sports by adhering to this Parent’s Code of Ethics Pledge.

  1. I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches and officials at every game, practice or other youth sporting events.
  2. I will place the emotional and physical well being of my child ahead of a personal desire  to win.
  3. I will insist that my child play in a safe and healthy environment.
  4. I will support coaches and officials working with my child in order to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience for all.
  5. 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 sporting events.
  6. I will remember that the game is for youth and not for adults.
  7. I will do my very best to make youth sports fun for my child.
  8. I will ask my child to treat other players, coaches, fans and officials with respect  regardless of race, sex, creed or ability.
  9. I promise to help my child enjoy the youth sports experience by doing whatever I can, such as being a respectful fan, assisting with coaching and providing transportation.