Pillans Point School Extra-Curricular Sports Code of Conduct


I will:

  • Always play by the rules
  • Play fair at all times and display good sportsmanship
  • Co-operate and show respect towards my coach, manager and team mates
  • Treat all players as I like to be treated. I will not bully or take unfair advantage of another competitor
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants, regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion
  • Display self control at all times i.e. never argue with an umpire/referee. If I disagree with a decision made I am to inform the umpire/referee, coach, manager or an official at half-time or after the game so the necessary action can be taken
  • Control my temper. I understand that verbal or physical abuse of officials or other players will not be tolerated
  • Always attend training sessions unless there is a reasonable excuse. Regular non-attendance may result in limited game time.
  • Arrive at games with the correct gear i.e. mouthguards, shin pads etc and make sure I am dressed appropriately for the sport



I will:

  • Remember that players participate for enjoyment, winning is only part of the fun
  • Encourage children in their efforts.
  • Always be positive and never ridicule or yell at players for making a mistake or not winning
  • Be reasonable in demands on players’ time, energy and enthusiasm
  • Give all players equal attention and opportunities. Avoid overplaying the talented players
  • Set good examples, never shout, argue or swear at your team or the opposition
  • Respect referees/umpires decisions
  • Ensure players know the rules and encourage them to play by them
  • Encourage good sportsmanship, shaking hands at the end of game - win or lose



I agree to:

  • Support and encourage all children to play by the rules and respect the officials’ and coaches’ decisions
  • Always give positive comments that motivate and encourage continued effort, and never ridicule or shout at players
  • Show appreciation to those people who volunteer their time so my child can play sport
  • Never place pressure on my child to play or perform
  • Make an effort to understand the rules of the game
  • Never use bad language, or harass players, coaches, officials or other spectators
  • Never arrive at the venue intoxicated
  • Not pressure my child in any way, I know that this is their game and not mine
  • Understand that the coach is not responsible for my child/ren. If I cannot be at a practice or a game I will make sure the coach is aware, and put the necessary transport plans in place.