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Code of Ethics

Parent Code of Ethics


  • I hereby pledge to provide positive support, care, and encouragement for my child participating in youth sports by following this Parent’s Code of Ethics Pledge.

  • 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 place the emotional and physical well-being of my child ahead of a personal desire to win.

  • I will insist that my child plays in a safe and healthy environment.

  • I will support coaches and officials working with my child, in order to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience for all.

  • I will demand a sports environment for my child that is free of drugs, tobacco, and alcohol, and will refrain from their use at all youth sports events.

  • I will remember that the game is for youth-not for adults.

  • I will do my very best to make youth sports fun for my child.

  • I will ask my child to treat other players, coaches, fans, and officials, with respect regardless of race, sex, creed, or ability

  • I promise to help my child enjoy the youth sports experience by doing whatever I can, such as being a respectable fan, assisting with coaching, or providing transportation.

  • I will require that my child's coach be trained in the responsibilities of being a youth sports coach and that the coach upholds the Coaches' Code of Ethics.

  • I will support and help the NPBBA implement and enforce their Coaches, Players and Parent Ethics policies.

  • I will treat other coaches, players, other parents, officials and fans with respect, regardless of race, sex, creed, or abilities, in all manners of communication, including web page and all other electronic mediums, and I will expect to be treated accordingly.

  • I have read, understand, and agree to abide by the NPBBA Parent’s Code of Ethics and understand the potential consequences for not following the code of ethics.

  • NPBBA places a high degree of importance on the Code of Ethics in achieving our Mission statement and in creating the best possible environment for the game of basketball to be played for our members and fans. Any violation of these standards may be grounds for not being allowed to attend New Prague Youth Basketball games.

  • I understand that I am responsible for transporting my child to and from tournaments and supervision my child during tournaments.

  • I acknowledge that NPBBA adheres to MSHSL rules and guidelines.