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Coaches Code of Ethics & Expected Behavior

All Coaches in the LVSF PASS Coach Program must abide by the Coaches Code of Ethics provided below in accordance to their membership with the National Youth Sports Coach Association. Failure to abide by the COE can result in forfieture of their NAYS Membership and in turn Removal from the LVSF PASS Coach Program. See the Coach Accountability & Code of Ethics Enforcement Policy located HERE for details.

I WILL PLACE THE EMOTIONAL AND PHYSICAL WELL-BEING OF MY PLAYERS AHEAD OF A PERSONAL DESIRE TO WIN.
Expected Behavior: Using appropriate language in appropriate tones when interacting spectators with dignity and respect. Playing all players according to the equal participation rules established by the league and abiding by the spirit of those rules.

I WILL TREAT EACH PLAYER AS AN INDIVIDUAL, REMEMBERING THE LARGE RANGE OF EMOTIONAL AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE SAME AGE GROUP.
Expected Behavior: an individual while demonstrating concern for their individual needs and well being. Encouraging all players, regardless of skill level, to be included as a member of the team and to remain involved in sports. Recognizing that some physical tasks, drills and demands are not appropriate for all youth regardless if they are close in age. Recognizing that youth may vary greatly in physical, social and emotional maturation and considering these factors when setting up competitions and when interacting with them as a group.

I WILL DO MY BEST TO PROVIDE A SAFE PLAYING SITUATION FOR MY PLAYERS.
Expected Behavior: Maintaining a high level of awareness of potentially unsafe conditions maintenance, and faulty equipment. Protecting players from sexual molestation, assault, physical or emotional abuse and understanding appropriate means to report such instances when suspected. Seeing that all players are provided with adequate adult supervision while under the coach’s care.

I WILL PROMISE TO REVIEW AND PRACTICE THE BASIC FIRST AID PRINCIPLES NEEDED TO TREAT INJURIES OF MY PLAYERS.
Expected Behavior situations. player and not returning players to activity if they are compromised by injury. Demonstrating concern for an injured player, notifying parents and cooperating with medical authorities for severely injured athletes.

I WILL DO MY BEST TO ORGANIZE PRACTICES THAT ARE FUN AND CHALLENGING FOR ALL MY PLAYERS.
Expected Behavior: Establishing practice plans that are interesting, varied, productive and aimed at improving all players’ skills and individual abilities. Devoting appropriate time to the individual improvement of each player. Conducting practices of reasonable length and intensity appropriate for the age and conditioning of the players.

I WILL LEAD BY EXAMPLE IN DEMONSTRATING FAIR PLAY AND SPORTSMANSHIP TO ALL MY PLAYERS.
Expected Behavior: Adopting the position, teaching and demonstrating that it is our basic moral code to treat others as we would like to be treated. Exhibiting gracious acceptance of defeat or victory. Abiding by and supporting the rules of the game and league as well as the spirit of the rules. demonstrate, promote, teach and expect sportsmanship and fair play

I WILL PROVIDE A SPORTS ENVIRONMENT FOR MY TEAM THAT IS FREE OF DRUGS, TOBACCO, AND ALCOHOL, AND I WILL REFRAIN FROM THEIR USE AT ALL YOUTH SPORTS RELATED EVENTS.
Expected Behavior: Being alcohol and drug free at all team activities or in the presence of players. Refraining from the use of any type of tobacco products at all team activities or in the presence of your players. Refraining from providing any type of alcohol, drug or tobacco products to any of your players. Encouraging parents to refrain from the public use of tobacco products or alcohol at team activities.

I WILL BE KNOWLEDGEABLE IN THE RULES OF EACH SPORT THAT I COACH, AND I WILL TEACH THESE RULES TO MY PLAYERS.
Expected Behavior: Becoming knowledgeable, understanding and supportive of all applicable game rules, league rules, regulations and policies. Teaching and requiring compliance of these rules among players.

I WILL USE COACHING TECHNIQUES THAT ARE APPROPRIATE FOR EACH OF THE SKILLS THAT I TEACH
Expected Behavior: Teaching techniques that do not enhance a risk of injury to players and opponents. Discouraging illegal contact or intentional dangerous play and administering swift and equitable discipline to players involved in such activity.

I WILL REMEMBER THAT I AM A YOUTH SPORTS COACH, AND THAT THE GAME IS FOR CHILDREN AND NOT ADULTS.
Expected Behavior: Maintaining a positive, helpful and supportive attitude. of the fans and spectators. Accepting and adhering to all league rules and policies related to the participation of adults and youth. Placing the emphasis on fun and participation while encouraging children to do their best.

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What's Being Said?

Rachael Richardson
2013-08-27, 08:53
I loved the fact that the camp taught the kids technique & allowed them to go to a baseball game on the same day. (2013 Total Youth Baseball Experience)