Codes of Conduct

Basketball is intended to be a recreational activity for enjoyment and health. These codes of conduct have been developed by Basketball Victoria to give participants a guide to what is expected of them. It is intended to assist everyone to obtain the maximum benefit and enjoyment from their involvement in basketball. As a result, the quality of participation will be improved so people are more likely to start and continue their experience in basketball. Enjoy!


PLAYERS' CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Understand and play by the rules.

  • Respect referees and other officials.

  • Control your temper.

  • Work equally hard for yourself and for your team.

  • Be a good sport.

  • Treat all players as you would like to be treated.

  • Play for the "enjoyment of it" and not just to please parents and coaches.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person.

  • Be prepared to lose sometimes.

  • Listen to the advice of your coach and try to apply it at practice and in games.

  • Always respect the use of facilities and equipment provided.


COACHES' CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Remember that basketball is for enjoyment.

  • Be reasonable in your demands.

  • Teach understanding and respect for the rules.

  • Give all players a responsible amount of sport time.

  • Instil in your players respect for officials and an acceptance of their judgmment.

  • Guide your players in their interaction with the media, parents and spectators.

  • Group players according to age, height, skills and physical maturity, wherever possible.

  • Ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of the players.

  • Be prepared to lose sometimes.

  • Act responsibly when players are ill or injured.

  • As well as imparting knowledge and skills, promote desirable personal and social behaviours.

  • Keep your knowledge current.

  • Ensure that any physical contact with a player is appropriate.

  • Avoid personal relationships with players.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person.

  • Always respect the use of facilities and equipment.


PARENTS' CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Encourage your children to participate for their own interest and enjoyment, not yours.

  • Encourage children always to play by the rules.

  • Teach children that an honest effort is always as important as a victory.

  • Focus on developing skills and playing the game. Reduce the emphasis on winning.

  • A child learns best by example. Applaud good play by all teams.

  • Do not criticise your or others' children in front of others.

  • Accept decisions by all referees as being fair and called to the best of their ability.

  • Set a good example by your own conduct, behaviour and appearance.

  • Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person.

  • Show appreciation for volunteer coaches, officials and administrators.

  • Keep children in your care under control.

  • Always respect the use of facilities and equipment provided.


SPECTATORS' CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Remember that most people play sport for enjoyment.

  • Accept decisions by all referees as being fair and called to the best of their ability.

  • Always be positive in your support for players.

  • Condemn the use of violence in any form.

  • Respect your team's opponents, officials and spectators.

  • Encourage players to obey the rules and accept decisions of officials.

  • Demonstrat appropriate social behaviour by not using foul language or harassing players, coaches or officials.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person.

  • Keep children in your care under control.

  • Always respect the use of facilities and equipment provided.

 

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