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Code of Conduct for DDLO

2016/17 Code of Conduct

Parents-

 

  1. Teach and practice good sportsmanship at all games and practices. You are role models!
  2. Know the rules of the game of lacrosse.
  3. Respect the game of lacrosse. Respect the officials. Respect the coaches.
  4. Do not coach your child. Let players play and coaches coach, and support both positively.
  5. Do not EVER criticize other players irregardless of the circumstance.
  6. Follow the "24 Hour Rule"; if you have a complaint resulting from a game (or practice) situation, speak with the coach on the following day.
  7. If there is a serious problem, notify the President of DDLO.
  8. Emphasize the FUN of the game and the team, putting forth effort at all times, not wins and losses.
  9. Respect the coaches time by arriving and picking up at practices and games on time.

Players-

  1. Respect your teammates, coaches, referees and opponents at all times.
  2. Give 100% effort at each practice and game.
  3. Know the rules of the game of lacrosse and abide by them.
  4. Support and encourage your teammates. Set a positive example.
  5. Wear the required equipment at all games and practices, and keep your equipment well maintained.
  6. Display good sportsmanship at all times on and off the field.
  7. Don't be afraid to make mistakes; that's part of learning.
  8. Learn from your coaches; practice hard; play smart; Have Fun!
  9. Be modest in victory and gracious in defeat.
  10. Do your best in school.


Coaches-

 

  1. A coach is a role model, who must act with the highest moral character possible.
  2. Coaches must reinforce the self image of each player. A coach must be positive and constructive.
  3. Respect the game of lacrosse. Respect the officials.
  4. Teach the rules of lacrosse. Abide by those rules in practices and games.
  5. Establish objectives for the team and players and inform them of team and individual goals.
  6. Teach and practice good sportsmanship at all games and practices.
  7. Be modest in victory and gracious in defeat.

All-

 

  1. Any conduct, including abusive language and/ or gestures, racially insensitive remarks, damage to property or belongings, or any other conduct that reflects poorly on yourself or DDLO is deemed to be unacceptable and will not be tolerated. This rule applies to all players, parents, siblings and guests at all times when in or around games or practices as a member of DDLO.
  2. During a tournament or game when you are at home or away, you represent the City of Dallas and DDLO. Any conduct such as shoplifting, destruction of property, consumption of drugs or alcohol, or any other activity will not be tolerated. This rule applies for the entire time one is away or at home for a game or tournament.
  3. The Board of Directors of DDLO will deal with unacceptable conduct at its sole discretion, imposing warnings, suspension or expulsion, as it deems appropriate. ANY SUSPENSION OR EXPULSION BASED ON VIOLATIONS OF THE CODE OF CONDUCT WILL NOT BE ACCOMPANIED BY A TUITION REFUND.

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