Coaches Code of Conduct

THE NATIONAL CODE OF ETHICS FOR HIGH SCHOOL COACHES

As a professional educator I will:

  • Exemplify the highest moral character, behavior and leadership
  • Respect the integrity and personality of each individual athlete
  • Abide by the Rules of the Game in letter and in spirit
  • Respect the integrity and judgment of sports officials
  • Demonstrate a continuing interest in the mastery of coaching techniques and principles through professional improvement
  • Encourage respect for all athletes and their values
  • Display modesty in victory and graciousness in defeat
  • Promote ethical relationships among coaches
  • Fulfill responsibilities to provide health services and an environment free of safety hazards
  • Encourage the highest standards of conduct and scholastic achievement among all athletes
  • Seek to inculcate good health habits, including and establishment of sound training rules
  • Strive to develop in each athlete the qualities of leadership, initiative and good judgment.