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The Warrior Code of Ethics


1. I will always remember the game is for the kids, not for the adults.

2. I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches and game officials.

3. I will place the physical and emotional wellbeing of my child and the other children ahead of my desire to win.

4. If I feel that my child is not playing in a safe and positive environment, I will address my concerns: 1) the coach 2) the Division Commissioner 3) the Board President.  This includes but is not limited to concerns of: Facility/equipment safety, coach’s actions, player’s actions official’s actions, other parent actions.

5. I will provide only positive support for the coaches working with my child to ensure a positive, enjoyable and fun experience.

6. I promise to help my child enjoy the youth sports experience within my personal constraints by doing whatever I can, such as being a respectful fan, assisting with coaching, or providing transportation.

7. I will encourage my child to treat other players, coaches, fans and officials with respect regardless of race, sex creed, or ability.

8. I will support the team rules and regulations set forth by the team coach at the beginning of the season dealing with missed practices and games.

9. I understand that our coaches are volunteers. If I feel that things are being handled incorrectly, I will notify the: 1) the coach, 2) the Division Commissioner, 3) the Board President, and let them investigate my concerns.

10. I understand that officials generally make the correct call even when I see the incident differently.  If an error is made, I will remember that: 1) no one is perfect, 2) the number of incorrect calls usually balance out for both teams, 3) the officials have a different viewpoint than mine, 4) the occasional incorrect call seldom affects the outcome of the game, 5) there are lessons to be learned from these occurrences that are often more important than winning/losing.

11. Any and all comments that come out of my mouth to the coaches, officials, players, or other parents will only be positive ones.  I will notify the: 1) coach, 2) Division Commissioner, 3) Board President, of any situations, that I feel are negative for the program and allow them to handle them.

12. I will familiarize myself with the rules of the sport so that I might help my child to learn and that I might better appreciate and enjoy the game.

13. I will not force my child to participate in sports, but support their desires to play and have fun.

14. I will not embarrass my child, team, or coaches by yelling in a negative manner at other players, coaches or officials.

15. I will demand a sports environment for my child that is free from drugs and alcohol and will refrain from their use at all practices and games.

16. I agree with these rules and understand that Warrior Youth Football and Cheerleading has adopted a Zero Tolerance Policy and that not abiding by these basic rules will restrict me from attending future practices and games or events.

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