COACHES CODE OF CONDUCT
As a Coach for Tomorrow’s Stars Basketball you agree to abide by the following Code of Conduct
Display control, professionalism and respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person you have contact with during the implementation of the program including; opponents, other coaches, officials, administrators, parents, players and spectators.
Conduct yourself in a dignified manner relating to emotions, language, attitude, actions and punctuality at all time so as not to damage the reputation of Tomorrow’s Stars Basketball.
Refrain from general physical contact with players. Any physical contact must be appropriate to the situation and necessary for the player’s skill development.
Develop team respect for the ability of team mates and opponents as well as for the judgement of referees, officials and opposing coaches.
Follow the advice of a parent or physician/physiotherapist when determining whether a sick/injured player is ready to recommence training or playing.
Ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of the players.
Ensure the intensity and scheduling of training programmers take into consideration the age and developmental stage of each team.
Be aware of and understand the role of the coach as an educator. Therefore, promote desirable personal, educational and social behavior.
Seek to keep abreast of the latest coaching practices and principles and to continually strive to professionally develop yourself. Take advantage of any opportunities that may enhance my skills and knowledge. Ensure that any information used is up to date and appropriate to the needs of the players, whilst taking into account the principles of growth, strength and development of children.