Parents Code of Ethics
- Do not force an unwilling child to participate in sports.
- Encourage your child to always play by the rules
- Teach your child an honest effort is more important than competition awards so that the result of each competition is accepted without disappointment.
- Turn defeats into victory by helping your child work toward skill improvement and encourage good sportsmanship at all times.
- Never ridicule or yell at your child for making a mistake or losing a competition.
- Remember that children learn best by example. Applaud good performance by your team and by members of other teams.
- Do not publicly question an official’s judgement and never their honesty.
- Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from children’s sporting events.
- Remember that children are involved in organized sports for their enjoyment, not yours.
- Support and respect all coaches and members of the SGS Staff
- Any communication between the Parents and Staff should be done according to the Club Organization Structure.
- The Athlete’s Coach should deal with the issues of their group’s parents.
- If the Athlete’s Coach cannot resolve the issue, the Parent may request a meeting with the Head Coach.
- If the Head Coach cannot resolve the issue, the Parent may request a meeting with the Club Coordinator.
- If the Club Coordinator cannot resolve the issue the Parent may write a letter and/or request a meeting with the Board of Directors,
- The Board of Directors’ decision will be final.
Bill of Rights for Athletes
- Right for the opportunity to participate in sports at their level of ability.
- Right to have qualified, sensitive leadership.
- Right to participate in a safe and healthy environment.
- Right of each participant to share in the leadership and decision making of their development in the sport.
- Right of child athletes to play as children.
- Right to proper preparation for participation in the sport.
- Right to an equal opportunity to strive for Success.
- Right to be treated with dignity by all involved.
- Right to have fun through sport.