Northern Alberta Curling Association

COACHES CODE OF CONDUCT


 

*            Be responsible in your demands on the young players’ time, energy and enthusiasm.  Remember that they have other interests!

 

*            Teach your players that rules of the game are mutual agreements which no one should evade or break!

 

*            Read all bonspiel rules and explain each one of them to your team!

 

*            Remember that children play for fun and enjoyment and that winning is only part of it.  Never ridicule or yell at the children for making mistakes or losing the competition!

 

*            Develop team respect for the ability of the opponents, as well as for the judgment of officials and opposing coaches!

 

*            Remember that children need a coach they respect.  Be generous with your praise when it is deserved, and set a good example!

 

*            Make a personal commitment to keep yourself informed on sound coaching principles and the principles of growth and development of children!

 

*            The successful coach invests more in the well-being and interests of the players than in their win-loss record!

 

*            Teach your players that rules of the game are mutual agreements which no one should evade or break!

 

*            Read all bonspiel rules and explain each one of them to your team!

 

*            Remember that children play for fun and enjoyment and that winning is only part of it.  Never ridicule or yell at the children for making mistakes or losing the competition!

 

*            Develop team respect for the ability of the opponents, as well as for the judgment of officials and opposing coaches!

 

*            Remember that children need a coach they respect.  Be generous with your praise when it is deserved, and set a good example!

 

*            Make a personal commitment to keep yourself informed on sound coaching principles and the principles of growth and development of children!

 

*            The successful coach invests more in the well-being and interests of the players than in their win-loss record!