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Stonecrest Spartans Youth Baseball & Softball Program

Code of Conduct

SSBSA believes that children deserve to have fun in a safe and caring environment. Please pledge to do everything you can to make this possible for all the children in our program.

Parents - Code of Conduct
1.  As a parent I will provide positive support and encouragement for my child by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches and officials at every game, practice or other event in the park.

2. I will place the physical and emotional well being of my child ahead of any personal desire to win.

3. I will insist that my child play in a safe and healthy environment.

4. I will provide support for managers, coaches and officials working with my child to provide a fun experience for all.

5. I will demand a drug & alcohol free environment for my child and I will not use or allow use of such substances at any game or practice.

6. I will remember that not all children are gifted with the same athletic ability but all benefit from encouragement and practice.

7. I will do my very best to make youth sports fun for my child.

8. I will remember that the game is for youth – not for adults.
9. I will ask my child to treat other players, managers, coaches, fans and officials with respect regardless of race, sex, creed or ability.

10. I will make sure that my child arrives at practice and games on time.

11. I will not use profanity or threatening behavior that is unbecoming as a parent.

Players - Code of Conduct

1. As a player I will do my very best to listen and learn from my coaches.

2. I will treat my managers and coaches with respect and I will expect to be treated accordingly.

3. I will encourage good sportsmanship from my teammates, managers, coaches, parents and officials at every practice and game.

4. I will attend all practices and games that I can and notify my manager if I cannot.

5. I will expect to receive at a minimum playing time as outlined in the BCAA Rules.

6. I will remember that the main goal is to learn and have fun and will let my parents, managers, and coaches know if it stops being fun.

7. I expect to play in an alcohol, tobacco and drug free environment and expect adults to comply.

Managers & Coaches - Code of Conduct

1. As a manager/coach I will provide positive support and encouragement for all players.

2. I will plan for all practices and games.

3. I will welcome other managers, coaches, parents, and players.

4. I will listen to players and discuss player progress with parents.

5. I will be courteous to umpires.

6. I will know emergency procedures and put players safety first.

7. I will know and understand the rules for the age group in which I manage/coach.

8. I will not use profanity or threatening behavior when coaching.

9. I will support the rules and regulations of Browns Mill Civic & Athletic Association and the DeKalb County Parks and Recreation Department.