I hereby pledge to provide positive support, care, and encouragement
child participating in youth sports by following this
Parents' 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 apersonal desire to win.
I will insist that my child play in a safe and healthy environment.
will support coaches and officials working with my child, in order
to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience for all.
I will attempt to have my child attend every game and practice. I will
make certain my child arrives on time and is picked up on time.
I will notify the manager/coach if my child is unable to attend.
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.
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National Youth Sports Coaches Association
Council of State High School Coaches Association