Codes of Conduct
PLAYER CODE OF CONDUCT
- Player must always represent the League and Program with class and dignity.
- Players will accept and will not dispute or argue any decisions by an official or coach. Players will respect the coaches, teammates, parents, opponents, spectators, facility employees and officials and understand that no time is it appropriate to challenge decisions.
- Players must always display good sportsmanship and play in the spirit of the game. Players’ actions must never deliberately jeopardize the safety and well being of opponents, teammates, officials, spectators, coaches or any other individual.
- Players must strive to be a team player.
- Players will control their tempers on and off the ice. Obscene/ abusive language and inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated in or around the rink.
- Work hard, play for fun and always be a good sport.
PARENTS CODE OF CONDUCT
The Parent Code of Conduct applies to all practices, games, tournaments, clinics and any other related activity that your son or daughter’s team is participating in with the Eastern Hockey Federation (EHF) or New England Girls Hockey League (“NEGHL”). It is the parent or guardian’s responsibility to behave appropriately and respectfully toward all players, coaches, parents, spectators, officials or employees and property of any facility where events are being held. Failure to comply with code of conduct may result in expulsion from the EHF or NEGHL without refund. As a parent/guardian, I pledge:
- To refrain from using obscene or vulgar language in a boisterous manner to anyone at any time.
- To refrain from taunting players, parents, spectators, facility employees, coaches or officials by means of baiting, ridiculing, criticizing, threatening physical violence or enacting physical violence.
- To refrain from throwing any object in the spectators’ viewing area. Players’ bench, penalty box, locker room, the on-ice surface or anywhere on the premises of a facility where an event is held that in any manner creates a safety hazard.
- To fully support and positively reinforce the efforts and feedback of the team coaches. This means refraining from interfering with coaching activities – let the coaches do their jobs.
- To fully support and comply with USA Hockey’s Zero Tolerance Policy.