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Coach code of conduct

In my capacity as a coach I will:


Be a positive role model for netball by acting in a way that projects a positive image of my role within netball and being fair, considerate and honest with participants and officials.


Display high standards in my: language, manner, punctuality, preparation and presentation to ensure that all time spent with me by participants or colleagues is a positive experience.


Exercise reasonable care and skill when carrying out my duties, including but not limited to keeping up to date with the latest practices and developments by taking up further education and other personal and professional development opportunities.


Be consistent, independent and demonstrate complete impartiality through exercising reasonable care and skill to enforce the rules of the game by applying them fairly and to effect control of the game.


As a coach, seek to inspire and motivate in accordance with an individual’s abilities to enable them to play to the best of their ability and realise their potential.


Be mentally and physically fit to carry out my role within netball.


Ensure that the training and/or competition environment is safe and appropriate for the age, physical and emotional maturity, experience and ability of the athletes.


Ensure that I follow instructions and comply with all health and safety regulations that apply to the role I am undertaking.


Support the Club Head Coach in the development of the Club, and in the decisions made by the Club Head Coach. Be open to change for the good of the Club.


I will endeavour to abide by this code of conduct and promote it to others. I understand that if I fail to follow the code, the England Netball, the Regional Association or the County Association may take action against me under the Disciplinary Regulations which may result in Sanctions including fines and suspension.

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