Code of Conduct

Players, Coaches and Parents agree to read, understand and adhere to the Code of Conduct and Commitment put forth by the Board of Directors and Staff of eLight'n Storm Basketball Inc.  

COACHES

  • I will never yell at, argue with, or treat a referee, a player or parent with disrespect
  • I will insure that my parents treat referees with respect
  • I will insure that all of our parents and players have read and/or understand the Parental Code of Conduct
  • I will place the emotional and physical well-being of our players ahead of my personal desire to win
  • I will never use profanity
  • I will do my best to provide a safe playing situation for our players
  • I will promise to review and practice the basic first aid principles needed to treat injuries of my players
  • I will do my best to organize practices that are fun and challenging for all my players
  • I will lead by example in demonstrating fair play and sportsmanship to all my players
  • I will not use the Internet, including Social Media, to berate or bully players, coaches or referees
  • I will provide a sports environment for my team that is free of drugs, tobacco and alcohol, and I will refrain from their use at all youth sports events
  • I will use those coaching techniques appropriate for each of the skills that I teach

PLAYERS

  • I will encourage good sportsmanship from fellow players, coaches, officials and parents at every game and practice by demonstrating good sportsmanship.
  • I will be a team player.
  • I will never use profanity
  • I will be on time and attend every practices and games, and will notify my coach if I am unable to attend.
  • I will expect to receive a fair amount of playing time, however hard work during practices is more likely to earn me more playing time.
  • I will do my very best to listen and learn from my coaches.
  • I will treat my coaches, other players, officials, parents and fans with respect regardless of race, sex, creed or abilities; and I will expect to be treated accordingly.
  • I will not use the Internet, including Social Media, to berate or bully players, coaches or referees
  • I will bring a positive attitude to every practice and game whether or not our team is winning or loosing.
  • I deserve to play in an environment that is free of drugs, tobacco and alcohol, and expect adults to refrain from their use at all youth sports events
  • I will encourage my parents to be involved with my team in some capacity because it is important to me
  • I will maintain my Grade Point Average (GPA) and will seek assistance if I begin to struggle in school
  • I will remember that participating in sports is an opportunity to learn and have fun

PARENTS

  • I will never ridicule, yell at or argue with referees, players, or coaches and will treat all with respect
  • I will refrain from coaching any team member or my child from the sidelines during practices and games
  • I will do everything with in my capacity to transport my child to practices or games or make alternate arrangements if I am unable to do so.
  • I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches and officials at every game, practice or other youth sports event
  • I will never use profanity
  • I will not use the Internet, including Social Media, to berate or bully players, coaches or referees
  • I will place the emotional and physical well-being of my child ahead of a personal desire to win