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Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct - Player and Coach

  1. I will not berate the officials or "trash talk" to my opponent.
  2. I will not use profanity.
  3. I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches, contest administrators and officials at every game.
  4. I will place the emotional and physical well being of my teammates and opponents ahead of my personal desire to win.
  5. I will treat other players, coaches, fans and officials with respect regardless of race, gender, creed or ability.
  6. I will demand a sports environment that is free from drugs, tobacco and alcohol and will refrain from their use at all MYAS sporting events.
  7. I will do my best to remember that youth sports are supposed to be FUN and that winning and losing are part of everyone's experience.
  8. I will express my concerns through the proper channels in a dignified manner.
  9. I will respect the volunteers that are assisting with the conduct of these events.
  10. I will respect and adhere to the rules governing eligibility and competition.

Code of Conduct - Parents

  1. I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches, contest administrators and officials at every game.
  2. I will place the emotional and physical well being of the athletes ahead of my personal desire to win.
  3. I will demand a sports environment that is free from drugs, tobacco and alcohol and will refrain from their use at all MYAS sporting events.
  4. I will remember that the game is for the kids - not the adults.
  5. I will do my best to make sure that youth sports are a FUN and POSITIVE experience.
  6. I will treat other players, coaches, fans, volunteers and officials with respect regardless of race, sex, creed or ability.
  7. I will not berate the officials!
  8. I will not undermine the coaches' instructions or directions.
  9. I will not use profanity!
  10. I will communicate my concerns through the proper channels in a dignified manner.

Code of Conduct - Officials

  1. I will demand a sports environment that is free from drugs, tobacco and alcohol and will refrain from their use at all MYAS sporting events.
  2. I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches, contest administrators and fellow officials at every game.
  3. I will remember that the game is for the kids - not the adults, coaches or officials.
  4. I will do my best to make sure that youth sports are a FUN and POSITIVE experience.
  5. I will not use profanity!
  6. I will communicate my concerns through the proper channels in a dignified manner.
  7. I will master both the rules of the game and the mechanics necessary to enforce the rules, and will exercise authority in an impartial, firm and controlled manner.
  8. I will uphold the honor and dignity of the profession in all interaction with athletes, coaches, tournament administrators, colleagues and the public.
  9. I will be punctual and professional in the fulfillment of all contractual obligations.
  10. I will remain mindful that my conduct influences the respect that athletes, coaches and the public hold for the profession.

PENALTY

Any violation of the Code of Conduct may result in a temporary or permanent banishment from any MYAS sponsored events.  Please BEHAVE or BE GONE!  Your kids thank you and so do we!

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