Tea Tree Gully District Cricket Club

Coaches Code of Conduct

Remember that young people participate for pleasure and winning is only part of the fun.

Never ridicule or yell at a young player for making a mistake.

Be reasonable in your demands on players’ time, energy and enthusiasm.

Operate within the rules and Spirit of Cricket and teach your players to do the same.

Ensure that the time players spend with you is a positive experience.

Avoid overplaying the talented players; all young players need and deserve equal time, attention and opportunities.

Ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards andare appropriate to the age and ability of all players.

Display control and respect to all those involved in cricket.This includes opponents, coaches, umpires, administrators, parents and spectators. Encourage your players to do the same.

Show concern and caution toward sick and injured players.Follow the advice of a physician when determining whether an injured player is ready to recommence training or competition.

Obtain appropriate qualifications and keep up to date with the latest cricket coaching practices and principles of growth and development of young people.

Any physical contact with a young person should be appropriate to the situation and necessary for the players’ skill development.

Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.