Code of Conduct

Players

  • Play by the rules.

  • Respect the opposition, teammates, umpires and supporters.

  • Never argue with the umpire – refer to your captain to discuss these issues.

  • Support your teammates at all times.

  • Control your temper – don’t direct any verbal abuse to anyone on or at the ground.

  • Applaud on field achievements of your teammates and the opposition.

  • Treat all participants in the way you want to be treated.

  • Respect all people regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background etc.

  • Work together with fellow players and coaches to improve your game and you as a person.

  • Have fun and enjoy the game of cricket.

 

Coaches and Officials

  • Place the safety and welfare of players above all else - Show concern towards any sick or injured players and seek appropiate advice/actions.

  • People participate to enjoy themselves. Although striving to win, this is only part of the equation.

  • Don’t embarrass or direct abuse to players for making mistakes or not getting the desired result.

  • Reason with players energy levles and enthusiasm.

  • Help each person achieve their goals and fulfill their potentential.

  • Have positive impacts on players. Encourage players to strive for their best.

  • Ensure all equipment and facilities meet safety standards.

  • Respect all invoved – coaches, players, umpires, admin, parents, supporters, specatators.

  • Obtain appropiate qualifications and keep up to date with development/coaching courses.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.

 

Supporters

  • Do not force an unwilling person to participate in cricket.

  • Players are there for their own enjoyment and success – not yours.

  • Encourage all players to play by the rules.

  • Applaud personal and team achievements.

  • Never ridicule a player for making a mistake.

  • Respect the officials decision.

  • Appreciate the efforts of players, coaches, volunteers, officials etc.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion