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The Roleystone Tee-ball and Baseball Club Inc.
Code of Conduct

Players' Code of Behaviour
  • Learn the rules of tee-Ball and always play by them.

  • Be a good sport. Applaud all good plays whether they are by your team or the opposition.

  • Players must wear correct footwear, hats and be suitably attired.

  • Treat all players as your would like to be treated. Do not interfere with, bully or take unfair advantage of another player.

  • Control your temper. Verbal abuse of officials or other players, deliberately distracting provoking an opponent is not acceptable or permitted in any sport.

  • Never argue with an umpire, other players, coaches or officials. If you have a problem, discuss it with your coach and allow them to take the necessary action.

  • Verbal abuse and/or deliberate physical interference with opponents will not be tolerated by your coach or umpires and will result in immediate removal from the game as per TBAWA rule book.

  • Strive to play to your best ability at all times, both at training and during games.

  • Respect the time and effort put in by your coaches and officials. They deserve your full support and commitment.

  • Tee-Ball is a team game. Encourage your team mates even when they make mistakes. Remember every player makes errors and has off days. Never ridicule opponents or team mates.

  • Accept that at all times you will be required to take equal turns on the bench. When on the bench, encourage your team and be prepared to play at all times.

  • Respect your opponents and appreciate their good play. Without opposition you would not be able to play the game of Tee-Ball.

  • Play for the fun of it and to improve your Tee-Ball skills, not just to please parents and coaches.

  • Respect the equipment provided for your use. Tee-Ball equipment is very expensive and should be used responsibly. Abuse of equipment such as throwing helmets or bats is unacceptable.

  • Always think of safety to avoid injuries to yourself and others.

  • Foul language of any sort will not be tolerated.

  • Players must still maintain their obligations to their club teams at both training and games.

Parents' Code of Behaviour
  • Children play tee-ball for fun. Accept any mistakes as part of their learning process. Remember they are playing for their enjoyment not yours.

  • Encourage children to participate, do not force them.

  • Don't leave your child at tee-ball. Stay and support them, volunteer to help and discuss your child's progress with the coach.

  • Focus on the child's efforts and performance rather than winning or losing.

  • Applaud good play from all teams. Applaud good play by all teams.

  • Encourage your child to play within the rules of tee-ball and accept the umpires decision.

  • Never ridicule, abuse or yell at your child for making mistakes or losing a game.

  • Offensive behaviour from parents or spectators is not acceptable under the rules of tee-ball and stern action will be taken against offenders.

  • Recognize the value and importance of the volunteer coaches and officials. They give of their time and knowledge to provide organized tee-ball for your child and deserve your respect and support.

  • Tee-ball is a team game. Accept and understand that at all times your child may be asked to take a turn on the bench.

  • Not all children can be champions. Do not force an unwilling child to participate in tee-ball or expect more from your child than their best efforts.

  • Respect officials' decisions and teach children to do likewise. Remember children learn best through example.

  • If you disagree with an official or coach, raise the issue through the appropriate channels rather than question the person in public.

  • Foul language of any sort will not be tolerated.

  • Support all of the team, not just your child, and remember the coach is there for the whole team and not individuals.

  • As commitment to training is essential, the coach must be advised if a player cannot attend a training session. It is important to note that training for State Teams often take place throughout the Christmas break.

  • Please advise the coach no later than the previous evening if their child is not going to be available through either injury or illness to enable changes to be implemented.

  • Derisive comments aimed at the umpire or officials are unacceptable and only bring the club into disrepute.

  • Show appreciation of volunteer coaches, umpires and officials. Without them, your child could not participate.

Coaches' Code of Behaviour
  • Be reasonable in your demands on young players' time and energy.

  • Always think safety first.

  • Ensure the equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of the players.

  • Avoid playing the talented player. The just average need and deserve equal time.

  • Follow the advice of a First Aid Officer when determining when an injured player is ready to recommence training or the game.

  • Know the rules of Tee-ball and ensure you always play within those rules.

  • Create opportunities to teach appropriate sports behaviour as well as basic skills.

  • Develop team respect for opponents and officials. Do not abuse or ridicule players or officials and do not allow your players to do so.

  • Ensure any discussion with umpires are kept below the level of argument. Remember your players look to you for example, how you accept a decision will be reflected in your players.

  • No smoking on the diamond or bench, please move to your clubs smoking area.

  • Discipline should be fair and consistent. Ensure your players know what is expected of them at training and games.

  • Do not tolerate players abusing equipment or misbehaving to the detriment of other players at any time.

  • Keep yourself informed of sound coaching principles and seek more skilled advice when necessary.

  • Remember your players are playing Tee-ball for their enjoyment. Endeavour to make the learning process both pleasurable and informative.

  • Remember that players need a coach they can respect. Be generous with your praise when deserved and set a good example.

  • Foul language of any sort will not be tolerated.

  • No Alcohol or cigarettes at training or any games.

Officials' Code of Behaviour
  1. Modify rules and regulations at meetings to match the skill levels and needs of players as required.

  2. Compliment and encourage all participants. Give ALL children equal opportunities to participate.

  3. Ensure that rules, equipment and length of games at training schedules to suit the age, ability and maturity level of the participants.

  4. Ensure that everyone involved in junior sports emphasize fair play, not winning at all costs.

  5. Compliment and encourage all participants.

  6. Be consistant, objective and courteous when making decisions.

  7. Condemn unsporting behaviour and promote respect for all opponents.

  8. Emphasize the spirit of the game rather than the errors.

  9. Encourage and promote rule changes which wikk make participation more enjoyable.

  10. Be a good sport yourself. Actions speak louder than words.

  11. Keep up to date with the latest trends in officiating.

  12. Remember you set an example. Your behaviour and comments should be positive and supportive.

Administrators' Code of Behaviour
  • Give all children equal opportunity to participate.

  • Ensure that rules, equipment, length of games and training schedules suit the age, ability and maturity level for junior players.

  • Provide quality supervision and instruction for junior players.

  • Remember children participate for enjoyment. Don't over emphasize awards.

  • Help coaches, umpires and officials highlight appropriate behaviour and skill development. Help improve standards of coaching, umpiring and officiating.

  • Keep up to date with the latest coaching practices and the principles of physical growth and development.

  • Help children understand the differences between the junior competition they play and the professional sport.

  • Ensure that everyone involved in junior sport emphasizes fair play, not winning at all costs.

  • Give a code of behaviour to spectators, officials, parents, coaches, umpires and players and encourage them to abide by it.

  • Remember you set an example. Your behaviour and comments should be positive and supportive.

  • Make children aware of the positive benefits of participation in sporting activities.

  • Support the implementation of the National junior sport policy.

Spectators' Code of Behaviour
  • Remember that children play sport for their enjoyment, not yours.

  • Applaud good performance and efforts from each team. Congratulate all participants upon their performance regardless of the games' outcome.

  • Respect officials' decisions and teach the children to do the same.

  • Never ridicule or scold a child for making a mistake. Positive comments are motivational.

  • Condemn the use of violence in any form, be it spectators, coaches, officials or players.

  • Show respect for your teams opponents. Without them there would be no game.

  • Encourage the players to follow the rules and officials' decisions.

  • Do not use foul language or harass players, coaches or officials.

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Springdale Park, Roleystone

55 Springdale Road, Roleystone

Postal Address:
PO Box 1002, Roleystone, WA, 6111

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