Constitution, By Laws and Fair Play

Constitution

SSNC Constitution

By Laws

SSNC By-Laws

SSNC Fair Play Policies

Parents Code

· Do not make an unwilling child participate in activities

·Children are involved in sport for their enjoyment, not yours

·Encourage children to play by the rules

·Encourage the effort being as important as the result

·Work towards improving skills and sportsmanship

·Do not yell or abuse a child for making a mistake, they are trying as hard as they can

·Recognize and encourage good play or efforts

·Do not publicly question an officials decision

·Recognize the efforts of volunteer coaches

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

Coaches Code ·

 Do not demand too much of children, they have other interests as well

·Teach players that the rules are for their safety and should not be broken

·Avoid encouraging and rewarding talented players all the time. 

All the children deserve equal encouragement

·Children play for fun, don’t take the fun out of sport by yelling if they make a mistake

·Make sure your facilities are safe

·Do not make young children over practice, take age and maturity into account when designing training programs

· Encourage respect for the oppositions ability and officials

·Follow advice of a doctor or physiotherapist in relation to injuries. 

Set a good example ·

 Keep up to date on all the latest coaching principals and methods ·

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

Participant’s Code

· Play to enjoy the sport

· Follow the rules

· Do not argue with referees decisions

· Control your temper and be a good sport

· Treat others as you like to be treated

· Remember it is your aim to have fun and improve your ability

· Listen to your coach, team and mates.

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

Officials Code

 · Modify the events and rules to suit the ability of the players

· Do not overrun the game and its enjoyment by over officiating

· Always set a good example, your behaviour must be exemplary

· Praise the participants on good behaviour, sportsmanship and skill

· Encourage the changing of the rules to maintain fun and enjoyment

· Remain up to date on all current rules and information relating to officiating

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

Spectators Code

· Children play for fun and not for your entertainment or satisfaction

· Do not use bad language or yell at the participants, coaches or officials

· Encourage and reward good performance by all participants

· Do not yell at participants for making mistakes

· Do not encourage violence

· Do not criticize officials and their decisions

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

Managers Code

· Make sure opportunity for participation are available for all children

· Ask children’s opinion on planning and evaluation of activities

· Ensure children’s activities does not become spectator entertainment

· Ensure that venues and equipment are of suitable safety standard to allow safe participation

· Consider children’s age and ability when determining training and competition times and durations for children

· Encourage playing for the fun of it, not for the winning

· Distribute a code of ethics for coaches, spectators, parents and participants

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

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