Parent/ Player Code of Conduct (Kingston Baseball Association)

PrintParent/ Player Code of Conduct

As a KBA parent/family member, I WILL: 

~ Remember that children participate to have fun
~ Be a positive role model for my child and encourage sportsmanship
~ Teach my child to play by the rules and resolve conflicts without resorting to hostility or violence
~ Demand that my child treats coaches, officials and other players with respect regardless of race, creed, colour, sex, or ability
Teach my child that doing one’s best is more important than winning
~ Praise my child for competing fairly and trying their best
~ Promote the emotional and physical well being of athletes ahead of my personal desire to win
Respect the officials and their authority during games

As a KBA parent/family member, I WILL NOT:
Force my child to participate
~ Engage in any kind of unsportsmanlike conduct with any official, coach, player, or parent ~ Boo, taunt, refuse to shake hands, or use profane language
~ Encourage any behaviors or practices that would endanger the health and well being of athletes
~ Ridicule or yell at my child or other participants for making a mistake or losing a game
~ Use drugs, tobacco, or alcohol at any league event
~ Coach my child or other players during games and practices, unless I am a coach.