Oshawa N.A.S.C. Softball Association has a code of conduct which is expected to be followed by all players, coaches and parents involved. This code will make the softball season a more positive experience for all who participate.
As a player in the N.A.S.C. Softball Association I will:
1. Play for fun! 2. Work hard to improve my skills. 3. Develop good practice habits. 4. Be a team player, get along with team-mates and coaches. 5. Be on time and make sure to let my coach know if I can't be there. 6. Learn the rules of softball and play by them. 7. Accept responsibility for my actions. 8. Never argue with an umpire, I will accept their decisions, move on and remain positive. 9. I agree to treat all coaches, players, umpires and parents with respect at all times. 10. I will not boo, heckle, berate, or criticize coaches, players or umpires at any time. 11. I agree not to use foul language and physical aggression
I will not:
1. By my actions support the abuse of any other player, coach, umpire or official
As a Parent I will:
1. Remember that children participate to have fun and that the game is for youth, not adults. 2. Act as a responsible person 3. Teach my child to play by the rules and to resolve conflicts without resorting to hostility or violence. 4. Respect the coaches, umpires and players 5. Respect the Rules 6. Respect the sport of Softball and the facility where it is played
I will not:
1. Make any verbal comments or physical gestures about or toward anyone that could be considered offensive, derogatory, or abusive 2. Engage in any action that might be considered verbally or physically abusive
3. Remember that the team has a coach to lead the team and not coach from the sidelines
4. Remember that the umpire are kids and respect them to do their game to the best of their ability.
As a Coach I will:
1. Teach my players that rules of the game of softball are mutual agreements that no one should evade or break. 2. Develop team respect for the ability of opponents as well as for the judgment of umpires and opposing coaches. 3. Be professional in my manner and accept responsibility for my actions by displaying high standards in language. 4. Display control, respect dignity and professionalism to all involved with softball including opponents, coaches, officials, umpires, scorekeepers, administrators and spectators and encourage team players to do the same. 5. Operate within the rules and the spirit of the game. Abide by and respect the regulations governing softball and the organizations and individuals administering those regulations. 6. Be a positive role model for softball and my athletes.