Coach Code of Conduct


Our mission is to have:

  • Coaches play a positive role in the game of basketball.
  • Coaches act as a role model for the players and spectators.
  • Coaches represent their P/TSO and Canada Basketball in a professional manner.

Code of Conduct

During competition, we ask that coaches:

  • Remember that players play for their own enjoyment, not for yours.
  • Encourage the players to abide by the rules in letter and in spirit.
  • Respect and be courteous to the organizers, volunteer and others assisting in the staging of the event.
  • Set the standard for acceptable behaviour for the players, support personnel and team supporters.
  • Take responsibility for the parents/spectators supporting their team.
  • Respect the officials decisions and encourage the players to do the same.
  • Dress appropriately for the competition:

Coaches Attire

In order to have the 2018 National Championships run in a professional matter ALL Bench Staff (coaches/trainers/managers) will have to adhere to the following guidelines regarding attireā€¦

Acceptable Minimum: Golf Shirt / Dress Shorts or Golf Shorts / Basketball Footwear or Dress Shoes

Unacceptable: T-Shirts / Tank Tops / Sport Shorts / Track Pants / Sport Sandals / Flip Flops / Jeans / Hats

Coaches should present a professional image while on the court at all events.

Bench staff that do not follow these rules will be removed from the bench.