Code of Conduct for Junior Members


The Child/Youth Member Will:

  • Play fairly and have fun.
  • Abide by the rules set down by team managers when travelling to away events.
  • Respect officials and accept their decisions.
  • Talk to the children’s officer if you have concerns.
  • Respect opponents and always shake hands at the end of a match.
  • Use his/her best efforts in competitive matches.
  • Refrain from the use of bad language and inappropriate gestures.
  • Refrain from ball/ racquet abuse Refrain from the use of coaching during competition.
  • Never use unfair or bullying tactics to gain advantage on or off the court.
  • Never use bullying tactics to isolate another player.
  • Never pass on gossip about another player or adult.
  • Never make false allegations about another player or adult.
  • Never keep secrets about anyone who has caused you harm.
  • Win with grace and lose with dignity.

The Child/Youth Member Has The Right To:

  • Be safe.
  • Be listened to.
  • Be respected.
  • Privacy.
  • Enjoy your sport in a protective environment.
  • Be referred to professional help if needed.
  • Be protected from abuse by other member or outside sources.
  • Participate on an equal basis, appropriate to your ability.
  • Experience competition and the desire to win.
  • Be believed.
  • Ask for help.