Spectator Code of Conduct

As a Spectator, I will:

  • remain in the spectator areas during all games
  • not advise the coach on how to coach, who to put in the game and/or who to take out of the game
  • respect the integrity of the officials and not advise them how to call the match
  • model sportsmanship for my child by treating all coaches, officials, tournament directors and players of either team with courtesy and respect
  • encourage hard work and honest effort that will lead to improved performance and participation
  • emphasize the cooperative nature of the sport
  • not coach my child during the game
  • encourage athletes to participate in volleyball drug, tobacco and alcohol free
  • attend all volleyball events alcohol and drug free
  • cheer for my child’s team
  • encourage my child to participate for enjoyment as well as competition
  • applaud good and fair play during matches
  • be in control of my emotions
  • learn the rules of the game to help me better understand what is happening on the court
  • understand that physical or verbal intimidation of any individual is unacceptable behavior
  • be supportive of all attempts to remove verbal or physical abuse from organized volleyball activities, including language
  • understand that conduct that is inappropriate as determined by comparison to normally accepted behavior is unacceptable
  • protect the ability to continue using the facility by following all the rules of the facility, such as NO FOOD, DRINK OR COOLERS IN THE GYM, smoking in designated areas only, throwing all trash in an appropriate receptacle, etc.
  • protect athletes from sanctions and/or suspension by producing accurate documentation