BDB Code of Conduct

We are proud to align ourselves with the Positive Coaching Alliance and we would like our players/ coaches and parents to uphold this standard

BDB Parents
BDB Coaches
  1. Understand and support the purpose of our program: the overall betterment and development of these kids through positive reinforcement.

  2. Support the coaches and players by applauding examples of integrity, empathy, sacrifice and responsibility.

  3. Serve as role models by being polite to the coaches, officials, parents of both teams at practices, games, and camps.

  4. Model good sportsmanship.

  5. Accept defeat graciously.

  6. Support the team regardless of how much or how little your child plays or what the win-loss record is.

  7. Encourage your child and teammates with positive statements.

  8. Refrain from boasting about your child's accomplishments.

  9. When problems or questions arise, please have your child present the problem to his coach. We want players to develop self-advocacy. After meeting with this coach, if the issue requires more clarity, contact the head coach directly.

  10. Failure to abide by these standards will warrant accountability and consequences for these actions, subject to the coach.

  1. Competence: Recognize the boundaries of their particular competencies and the limitations of their expertise.

  2. Integrity: Be honest, fair, and respectful of others.

  3. Respect for Participants and Dignity. Respect the fundamental rights, dignity, and worth of all those taking part in sport. We are aware of cultural, individual, and role differences, including those of age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religions, sexual orientation, disability, language, and socioeconomic status.

  4. Concern for Others' Welfare. Seek the welfare of those with whom they interact. When conflicts occur, coaches attempt to resolve these conflicts and to perform their roles in a responsible fashion that avoids or minimizes harm.

  5. Responsible Coaching. Coaches are aware of their responsibilities to the community and the society in which they work and live. They apply and make public their knowledge of the