The NAYB Code of Conduct
Parents and Spectators
Parents and Spectators shall support the players, coaches, referees and league officials. Parents and Spectators shall not “coach” or “officiate”.
Parents and Spectators agree as follows:
Parents and Spectators will be positive role models.
Parents and Spectators will display and instill in all players, the principals of good sportsmanship and team play.
Parents and Spectators will conduct themselves in a manner that best serves the interests of the players.
Parents and Spectators will do their best to provide the players a positive experience.
Parents will make certain that their children show respect for all other players, coaches, officials and spectators.
Parents and Spectators will not ridicule of demean players, coaches or referees.
Parents will inform the coach of any disability or ailment that may affect the safety of their child.
Parents and Spectators will treat all players, coaches and referees fairly and with respect.
Parents and Spectators will comply with the decisions of league officials and observe all rules, policies and procedures as established or endorsed by the NAYB league.
Parents and Spectators will not question a referee’s call.
Parents and Spectators will respect the opponent and avoid any confrontation with opposing players, spectators or coaches.
Parents and Spectators will be drug and alcohol free while at any NAYB athletic event.
Obey all rules and regulations outlined in the Code and on the NAYB website for any events which include but are not limited to:
tryouts, games, practices, fundraisers, tournaments and all league play.
Obey all rules and regulations outlined in the Code and all NAYB events, which include but are not limited to: games, practices, fundraisers, tournaments and all league play.
Display good sportsmanship and team play at all times.
Follow the direction of the Coaching Staff.
Respect all coaches, players, league officials, referees and spectators.
Make every attempt to be on time and ready to play for all games and practices.
Notify coaches in advance of event(s) in which conflicts occur.
Realize that they are to make a commitment to team play and have a responsibility to the team to be prepared at all events. Note that since there were tryouts each player is taking a position that someone else wanted.
Since these teams are assembled according to tryouts and evaluations, if your child accepts a position on a team when offered, the expectation is that NAYB Basketball is your child's number one priority if they are playing on multiple teams or sports during the season.
Following tryouts, if for some reason, when you are placed on one of the teams, you decline your position on that team, you will be deemed ineligible to tryout the following season.
Follow team policy as explained by the coach.
Treat all facilities, home and away, with respect. Clean up after themselves.
Represent NAYB and the town of North Attleboro with pride, dignity, and good sportsmanship.
Note that failure to adhere to the Code of Conduct may influence playing time.
Players shall not...
Use abusive or profane language.
Taunt or humiliate any other player (opponent or teammate).
Question a call or decision made by a referee, official or coach.
Abuse, mistreat or mishandle any NAYB league equipment or property.
Show up to any NAYB event without being able to perform the best of their ability.
All violations of the code of conduct shall be addressed on an individual basis. NAYB feels strongly about upholding the principles of the Code of Conduct and will strictly enforce the rules. Violators shall be dealt with swiftly and appropriately.