Code of Conduct

Parent Code of Conduct

Western Canada parents are expected to:

  • Let the coaches coach.
  • Consistently exhibit good character and conduct yourself as a positive role model.
  • Support the program.
  • Encourage communication between your student athlete and the coach.
  • Be loyal to the school and team; put the interests of the team above your child’s personal glory.
  • Teach your child to live and play with class and be a good sport.
  • Treat game officials with respect.
  • Support the concept of “being a student first.”
  • Be honest with your child about the likelihood of getting an athletic scholarship or playing on at the next level.
  • Remember that participation in sports is a privilege, not a right.
  • Teach your child to avoid temptations to gain competitive advantage through improper gamesmanship techniques that violate the highest traditions of sportsmanship.

Athletes Code of Conduct

Western Canada athletes are expected to:

  • Do what is right even when it is unpopular.
  • Fulfill commitments to the team and school.
  • Be loyal to your school and team by putting the team above personal glory.
  • Treat all people inside and outside of school with respect.
  • Be gracious in victory and accept defeat with dignity.
  • Be respectful; do not engage in disrespectful conduct of any sort including profanity, obscene gestures, offensive remarks of a sexual nature, trash talking, taunting, boastful celebrations, or other actions that demean individuals or the sport.
  • Treat game officials, opponents and coaches with respect.
  • Be a student first, knowing that the primary responsibility of a student-athlete is academic achievement.
  • Remember that participation in sports is a privilege, not a right.
  • Consistently exhibit good character and conduct yourself as a positive role model on and off the field/court.
  • Be a positive role model; do not use any illegal or unhealthy substances, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, or performance-enhancing drugs.
  • Exercise self-control. Do not fight or show excessive displays of anger or frustration.
  • Honor, observe and enforce the spirit and the letter of rules and regulations.
  • Maintain academic eligibility.
  • Be at school for a minimum of one-half day in order to participate in any extra-curricular activity.
  • Abide by the student handbook.

Spectator Code of Conduct

Western Canada spectators are expected to:

  • Treat all participants with respect.
  • Discourage any dishonest or unsportsmanlike conduct.
  • Be gracious in victory and accept defeat with dignity.
  • Not engage in disrespectful conduct including profanity, obscene gestures, and offensive remarks of a sexual nature, trash talking, taunting, boastful celebrations or other actions that demean individuals or the sport.
  • Treat game officials with respect.
  • Let the coaches coach.
  • Display respect for all other spectators.
  • Exercise self-control.

Listen to and obey the requests of the public address announcer and all security personnel in attendance. Be at school at least one-half day in order to attend any extra-curricular event.