Parent Code of Conduct

I, the legal guardian of the registered participant will not force my child to participate in sports, but support their desire to play their chosen sport. I realize that children become involved in organized sports for “their” enjoyment and therefore, Make it Fun!

I will encourage my child to play by the rules. I will remember that children learn best by example, so I will applaud good plays by both teams.

I will not embarrass my child by yelling at players, coaches, or officials. By showing a positive attitude toward the game and all of its participants, all of the children will benefit. I realize that disciplinary action can lead to suspension from the rink for the entire season.

I want to emphasize skill development and practices and how they benefit my child. I will deemphasize games and competition in the lower age levels.

I will learn and know the rules of the game, and support the officials on and off of the ice. This approach will help in the development and support of the game. I realize that criticism of the officials only hurts the game.

I will applaud a good effort in victory and in defeat. I will enforce the positive points of the game. I will never yell or physically or verbally abuse my child after a game or practice for it is destructive. I will help the Associations to remove the physical and verbal abuse from youth sports.

I realize the importance of volunteer coaches. They are very important to the development of my child and the sport. I will communicate with them respectfully and support their efforts.

I accept the premise that Parents parent, Coaches coach, and Players play.

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