OF ETHICS FOR PARENTS
LUTHERVILLE-TIMONIUM RECREATION COUNCIL
I hereby pledge
to provide positive support, care and encouragement for my child participating
in youth sports by following this code of ethics.
• I will do
my best to make youth sports fun for my child.
• I will encourage
good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for players and
coaches of both teams and all officials at every game, practice or youth
• I will place
the emotional and physical well being of my child ahead of any personal
desire to win. I will be realistic about my child’s physical ability.
• I will assist
in providing a safe and healthy environment in which my child can play.
• I will attempt
to have my child attend every game and practice. I will make certain
my child arrives on time and is picked up on time. I will notify the
manager/coach if my child is unable to attend.
• I will provide
support for coaches and officials working with my child to provide a
positive enjoyable experience for all.
• I will demand
a drug, alcohol and tobacco free sports environment for my child and
agree to assist by refraining from their use at all youth sports events.
• I will remember
that the game is for children, not adults.
• I will instruct
my child to treat other players, coaches, fans and officials with respect
regardless of race, sex, creed or ability.
• I will promise
to help my child enjoy the youth sports experience within my personal
constraints by assisting with coaching, being a respectful fan, providing
transportation or whatever else I am capable of doing
the players play,
the coaches coach,
Let the officials officiate,
Let the fans cheer ENTHUSIASTICALLY.
by: Lutherville-Timonium Recreation Council Youth Athletic Commission
National Youth Sports Coaches Association
The Physician and Sports Medicine
Baltimore County High School Coaches Handbook
National Council of State High School Coaches Association