Players Code of Ethics

  • Players must demonstrate good sportsmanship when interacting with players, coaches, officials, and parents during every game and practice or other event.
  • Players should attend every practice if scheduled and game that is reasonably possible, and must notify the coach in advance if they cannot.
  • Players must do their best to listen and learn from their coaches.
  • Players must treat coaches and other players with respect.
  • Players must learn the rules of their sport, and play by those rules.
  • Players should always help their coaches and volunteers in setting up the court and gathering equipment.
  • Players must properly care for equipment so that others will also have an opportunity to use and enjoy it.
  • Players must clean up the bench area after all games and practices; making sure no trash is left behind.
  • Players should always try to do their best.
  • Players deserve to have fun during their sports experience, and will let their parents or coaches know if it stops being FUN!
  • Players deserve to play in an alcohol, tobacco, and drug -free environment, and all players, couches, spectators, and others must maintain an alcohol, tobacco, and drug-free environment at practices, games, and other events.
  • Players should encourage their parents to be involved.
  • Players must do their very best in school.
  • Players should always remember that sports are an opportunity to learn and have fun.

Parents Code of Ethics

  •  Parents must encourage good sportsmanship, and demonstrate positive support for all players, coaches, and officials, during every game, practice, or other event.
  • Parents should place the emotional and physical well-being of their child and other players ahead of any personal desire to win.
  • Parents must not use inappropriate language or discuss inappropriate topics while interacting with players, sports officials, or parents during practices, games, or any other OFS sports event.
  • Parents have the right to insist that their children play in a safe and healthy environment.
  • Parents should assist coaches and officials in their efforts to promote a positive, enjoyable experience for all.
  • All practices, games, and other events will be conducted in drug, alcohol, and tobacco-free environment, and parents may not use or be under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or tobacco during practices, games or events.
  • Parents should always remember that the game is for the benefit of the players, and not for the adults.
  • Parents should do their best to ensure that the sport is fun for the players.
  • Parents should set an expectation that their children will treat other players, coaches, spectators, and officials with respect.
  • Parents should only address any issues with their child’s coach in an appropriate private setting.