YAPM Code of Conduct
As a parent/guardian/coach, I am aware
that the Youth Association of Pocono Mountain will conduct the
sports program with the highest regard for my childís safety and
enjoyment. The association is made up of VOLUNTEERS donating their
time and talents. There may be times during the season when you will
not agree with the decision/call made by the coach/official/person
in charge. We ask that at that time, you conduct yourself in
a courteous and respectful manner.
Conduct yourself in a manner that is worthy of your position of
leadership/responsibility as a parent/guardian/coach.
Encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for
all players, coaches, officials and other parents.
Refrain from use of foul or abusive language or gestures towards
players, coaches, officials and other parents.
Refrain from using any kind of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products
on or off the field.
NO SMOKING IS PERMITTED ON POCONO MOUNTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY;
THIS INCLUDES YOUR VEHICLE. NO DOGS/PETS ALLOWED ON SCHOOL PROPERTY.
Remember that the practices and games are for the children, NOT the
Assisting, if asked, any coach/official/parent.
Cooperating with the Youth Association of Pocono Mountain and team
officials to facilitate the administration of games and practices
parent will be permitted on the playing field at practice unless his
or her child is injured or the parent is called upon. Any questions
or grievances will be handled either before or after practice.
Please have your child at practice 5 minutes before the scheduled
time and arrive 15 minutes before the end of practice in case the
coach needs to speak to you.
Contributing in any manner to the betterment of the recreation
program. (Concession stand, refereeing, committee work, etc.)
With respect to concerns or grievances, you should:
Speak to your childís coach
Contact appropriate commissioner
I also acknowledge that I am responsible for the following:
Transporting my child to and from practices and games
Cleaning my childís uniform after each game and prior to returning
it to the field at the end of the season, and keeping it free from
Participants are to wear their uniforms to games only, NOT to
Returning all uniforms and/or equipment loaned to my child/me, or
make full restitution of said YAPM property.
help in security during YAPM activities (indoor events or outdoor
practices/games). I accept responsibility for controlling my
player/siblings from roaming into unauthorized school properties,
e.g. bus parking lots, classroom areas etc.
Failure to adhere to the rules and requests
outlined within this "Code of Conduct" section will result in the
following actions taken against the parents/guardians/coaches.
offense: Written Warning
offense: Removed from practice/game
offense: Banned from practices and/or games
offense: Ban child from all participation in that sport