Code of conduct

  1. Remember that basketball is for enjoyment
  2. Be reasonable in your demands
  3. Teach understanding and respect for the rules
  4. Give all players a reasonable amount of court time
  5. Develop team respect for the ability of opponents including their coaches
  6. Instil in your players respect for officials and an acceptance of their judgement
  7. Guide your players in their interaction with the media, parents and spectators
  8. Group players according to age, height, skills and physical maturity, whenever possible
  9. Ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of the players
  10. Be prepared to lose sometimes
  11. Act responsibly when players are ill or injured
  12. As well as imparting knowledge and skills, promote desirable personal and social behaviours
  13. Keep your knowledge current
  14. Ensure that any physical contact with a player is appropriate
  15. Avoid personal relationships with players
  16. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person
  17. Always respect the use of facilities and equipment provided

Ref: Outlaws Policies – Code of Conduct
Ref:  Basketball Victoria – Codes of Conduct