Metro Minor Ball Hockey: Player Code of Conduct
1. Players will abide by the principles of FAIR PLAY at all times. The principles are: Respect
the rules. Respect the opponents. Respect the officials and their decisions. Have
everyone participate. Maintain my self-control at all times.
2. Abusive or foul language directed towards teammates, coaches, parents, opponents or
referees will not be tolerated and will result in disciplinary action.
3. Players will not be critical of teammates and never discuss teammates abilities except to
encourage good team play.
4. Banging of sticks on boards and “hot-dogging” after scoring goals will not be tolerated.
Players will share the success of goals scored with their line mates first. When scored
upon, players will support their goalie and commit to working harder to help them.
5. Players are responsible for their own equipment and will ensure that it is complete, safe
and in good condition.
6. Players shall participate in every game and practice except for illness, injury or school
events. If a player must miss a game or practice, the coach/manager must be notified as
early as possible.
7. Each player should have his or her own water bottle.
8. Players must remember that they are representing their team, Metro Minor Ball Hockey
Association, league and their city. Players must behave themselves at all times in public
places and especially “on the road”.
9. Use of alcohol, unprescribed drugs or tobacco products will not be tolerated in any form.
10. Any behavior away from the rink, while playing for the team, which is inappropriate, may result in disciplinary action.
Metro Minor Ball Hockey: Parent Code of Conduct
1. Parents will actively encourage and support the concepts of FAIR PLAY at all times. The concepts are: Respect the opponents. Respect the officials and their decisions. Have everyone participate. Maintain
your self-control at all times.
2. Parents will ensure their player regularly attends ALL practices and games. Contact the
coach/manager if unable to attend.
3. Parents, relatives or friends are not allowed behind or near the player’s bench during games.
4. Parents are encouraged to support the team as a whole, not just their own player.
5. Parents will not criticize, embarrass or heckle any players, including the opposition. Good plays by both teams should be encouraged and recognized.
6. Parents shall not criticize the referees, particularly while attending games or in the presence of within earshot of any players.
7. Parents shall not be abusive or use foul language at any time in the rinks.
8. Parents shall leave the coaching to the coaching staff. Parents are not to encourage their player to play the game in a manner inconsistent with team strategies or plans.
9. Parents will communicate all and any concerns to the team manager first. The team manager will then discuss the issue with the coach. If necessary, the team manager will arrange a meeting with the coaching staff and the parents.
10. Parents to practice the 24-hour rule before calling the Manager to discuss the situation.