Code of Conduct

  • Play by the rules
  • Develop a positive attitude towards your team-mates and coach
  • Never argue with an umpire or an official. If you disagree have your captain, coach or manager calmly approach the official during a break or after the game.
  • Play to enjoy the game and improve your basketball skills
  • Don’t blame others and don’t make excuses
  • Control your temper. Do not indulge in any verbal or physical abuse of a referee, official or any player – including yourself
  • Treat all players as you would like to be treated. Do not distract, interfere with, bully or take unfair advantage of another player
  • Be a good sport and acknowledge all good efforts from your team and the opposition
  • Work equally hard for yourself and your team
  • Co-operate with your coach, team mates, referees, and opponents as, without them there be no game
  • Be SPORT SAFE aware

    Download a copy of the Parent Code of Conduct HERE
    For many parents this will be the first time that a member of their family will be involved with the Scarborough Junior Basketball Club and this level of basketball. It is very important that ALL parents support not only their child, but all of the players as well as the team and the coach. The experience will cost you some time, money, patience and understanding, but should be quite rewarding. We thank all our parents and appreciate the time, money and effort you put in so that your child can play representative basketball.

    Your support is needed in the following areas:
  • Getting your child to training regularly and on time
  • Getting your child to the game well before game time, properly dressed and fresh to play
  • All parents are expected to help with score duties over the season
  • Helping to get other team members to the game if required
  • Encouraging and supporting your son/daughter and the team in games
  • If your child is injured, has contracted an illness, or will be absent from training for any other reason, the coach and manager is to be advised
  • Recognise the value and importance of volunteer coaches. They give their time and knowledge and deserve your respect and support – don’t be a knocker
  • Cheering and clapping loudly all good plays
  • Encourage your child to play within the rules and accept the referee’s decision
  • If you disagree with a coach, raise the issue at an appropriate time; preferably before or after training – not during or immediately after the game
  • Support club decisions
  • Refrain from discussion anything negative about your team in front of your children-keep it positive
  • Be vocal in your support of our teams but refrain from making negative comments about the opposition, referees or other team members

    There may be decisions that a coach or the Scarborough Junior Basketball Club make that you do not understand or agree with. Appropriate communication is critical to make sure that issues are addressed. If you need to address an issue:
  • Discuss the matter with the coach in private. Do not approach them in front of players or Supporters
  • Consider doing it the following day, not during or immediately after a game or training
  • If the issue is not resolved contact the SJBC via email or via Contact Us on this website
  • If it is an issue of a serious nature that negatively affects the SJBC please inform the Coach and Club President in writing

    Perry Lakes Hawks Junior Competition’s Zero Tolerance Policy

    All participants in Perry Lakes Hawks junior competitions must accept responsibility for their behaviour. Perry Lakes Hawks reserves the right to ask any coach, manager, player, parent or spectator to immediately leave the venue should they:
  • Wilfully question or challenge the rulings of the referees ❖ Berate or abuse referees
  • Berate or abuse players
  • Berate or abuse other parents or spectators
  • Display conduct which is inappropriate in a sporting environment

  • No warnings will be given in the event of the above action becoming necessary

    Any such ejection, or failure to leave the venue, will be referred to the junior competition Tribunal which may result in further formal actions being put in place. If you require, or would like to offer feedback or request a clarification on this issue please speak with the Games Controller at an appropriate time or contact the Perry Lakes Hawks office on the next business day

    The adoption of this Zero Tolerance policy has become necessary due to the reported instances of inappropriate and abusive behaviour at competitions conducted by Perry Lakes Hawks Basketball Association. Our desire is to nurture a safe competitive environment for all participants. We ask any person that feels they cannot refrain from the above unacceptable behaviour to not attend

    Please note that any action taken under this Zero Tolerance policy and procedure is entirely separate to any action that may be necessitated by State law under the Working with Children Check and any other relevant laws

    Please Remember:
  • These are Kids
  • This is a Game
  • The Referees are Human
  • The Committee are Volunteers
  • The Coaches are Volunteers
  • The Managers are Volunteers
  • This is not the NBA or NBL