Code of Conduct Parents (Southwest Bullets)

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Southwest Minor Hockey Association
Parental Code of Conduct

  1. Do not force an unwilling child to participate in sports.
  2. Remember! Children are involved in organized sports for their enjoyment, not yours.
  3. Encourage your child to always play by the rules.
  4. Teach your child that honest effort is more important than victory, so that the results of the game are accepted without undue disappointment.
  5. Turn defeat into victory by helping your child towards skill development and good sportsmanship. Never ridicule or yell at your child for making a mistake or losing a competition.
  6. Remember! Children learn best by example. Applaud good plays by your team and by members of the opposing team.
  7. Do not publicly question official's judgment and never their honesty,
  8. Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from your children's sporting activities.
  9. Recognize the value and importance of volunteer coaches. They give their time and resources to provide recreational activities for your child.
  10. Set an example by supporting and respecting your child's coach. If problems arise communicate them on an individual basis. Public comments are not appropriate.