STRA Code of Conduct

The athletic code of conduct is enacted in accordance with the provisions of Public Law 2002, Chapter 74.

I hereby pledge to be responsible for myself, my family, and those in my company for our words and actions while attending, coaching or participating in a youth sports event governed by the Southampton Township Recreation Association and shall conform our behavior to the following code of conduct:

 

            1. I will not engage in, nor will I encourage my child to engage in, unsportsmanlike conduct with any coach, parent, player, participant, official or any other attendee.

 

            2. I will not engage in, nor will I encourage my child to engage in, any behavior, which would endanger the health, safety or well-being of any coach, parent, player, participant, official, or any other attendee.

 

            3. I will not use drugs or alcohol while at a youth sports event and will not attend, coach or participate in a youth sports event while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

 

            4. I will not permit my child to use drugs or alcohol at a youth sports event and will not permit my child to attend or participate in a youth sports event while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

 

            5. I will not engage in the use of profanity while attending, coaching or participating in a youth sports event, nor will I encourage my child to engage in the use of profanity while attending or participating in a youth sports event.

 

            6. I will treat, as well as encourage my child to treat, any coach, parent, player, participant, official or any other attendee with respect regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or ability.

 

            7. I will not engage in, nor will I encourage my child to engage in, verbal or physical threats or abuse aimed at any coach, parent, player, participant, official or any other attendee.

 

            8. I will not initiate, nor will I encourage my child to initiate a fight or scuffle with any coach, parent, player, participant, official or another attendee.

 

            9. I will follow the “Line of Communication” as per the Southampton Township Recreation Association Constitution

 

 

I hereby agree that if I fail to conform my conduct to the foregoing while attending, coaching or participating in a youth sports event I will be subject to disciplinary action by the Southampton Township Recreation Association, including, but not limited to, the following:

            1. Verbal and/or written reprimand.

 

            2. Individual or multiple game suspensions.

 

            3. Season suspension. The individual may have to successfully complete a certified course in anger management prior to returning.

 

            4. Permanent expulsion from any Southampton Township Recreation Association event.