Practice times and game schedules will be posted for each team, once they are available. ** Practice will begin the first week of February and are typically 1-2 evenings per week until games begin in early March. ** Games are 1-2 days per week and on weeknights and Saturday mornings.
TEN Things Parents Can Do to Help A Coach l. Bring your child to practices and games on time. 2. Say only positive things on the sidelines. 3. Communicate with the coach - but not on the field. 4. Don't shout instructions to your child during the game. 5. Call the coach if your child is going to miss a game or practice. 6. Don't allow sleepovers or late movies the night before a game. 7. Focus on effort, not winning. 8. Support the coach, especially regarding lineup choices and discipline. 9. Feed the kids before games and practices, and send them with plenty of water! 10. Write the coach a thank-you note, or better yet, have your child write one.
Parent Code of Conduct
Parents are the ultimate role model for their children and are expected to support the principles of good sportsmanship and fair play at all times.
Parents are to ensure that their child arrives on time ready to play for games and practices.
Parents and their guests are expected to be supportive of the players and not to engage in argumentative behavior with players, coaches, umpires or other parents.
Parents and their guests will maintain self-control. They will refrain from disrespectful conduct of any sort, including but not limited to: profanity, obscene gestures, offensive remarks, taunting, or other actions that demean an individual.
During the course of a game, parents and their guests will refrain from “shouting out” instructions to players on the field or in the dugout.
Parents or their guests are not permitted in the dugout during or prior to the start of the game. The only exception is if the parent or guest is invited into the dugout by the coaching staff.
Parents will not discuss their child’s status with the team ( i.e. playing time, positioning, batting order, etc.) during the course of the game. Discussions of this nature shall take place between parents and the team manager after the game at an appropriate time for all parties.
Player Code of Conduct
All players are expected to show respect to their teammates, players from the opposing team, coaches, and umpires -- Both on and off the field.
Players are not to engage in arguments with other players, coaches, or umpires during a game.
Players shall respect all equipment, and abuse of equipment will not be tolerated. Players/Parents will be responsible for any equipment damaged, due to abuse.
Any player ejected from a game due to un-sportsman like conduct, including foul language, fighting, or abuse of equipment may be suspended from the team.
Players will not invite family and/or friends into the dugout during the course of a game.