Yateley Silverbacks Basketball Club - CODE OF CONDUCT

- Play within the spirit of the game. We all are involved to enjoy the game, officials included.
- Treat everyone with respect. Do not tolerate foul, sexist, racist, homophobic or any behaviour that is derogatory to others.
- Compliment each other when there is good play and always thank a teammate for an assist!
- Show patience and understanding to players who are learning the game.
- Take part in all team huddles whatever happens before, during or after the game.
- Respect the decisions of the coach. Do not moan about court time. Address any concerns you may have in a constructive and calm manner.
- Turn up on time for training and matches. Help to set up and tidy away for all home matches.  
- Never consider cheating, in particular, by attempting to improve individual performance by the use of drugs.
- Exercise self-control at all times and learn to accept success, failure, victory and defeat, with good grace and magnanimity.
- Never argue with a referee or umpire, they will never change their mind. Tell the coach about your concern and he will talk to them.
- If you receive a technical you will immediately have to leave the court and go to the bench. You can go back in when the coach feels you are calm enough.
- There is a automatic £10 fine for anyone who receives a technical involving verbal abuse of a referee.
- If you receive three technicals you will automatically receive a one game ban for the next game of the team in which you were playing at the time of the third technical and you will not be able to play for any other Silverbacks team until the ban has been served

- In instances where there is continued misconduct and/or issues over discipline, the matter will be discussed by the Club's Disciplinary Committee.
- If deemed necessary, the Disciplinary Committee may give a formal warning to a member who is involved in persistent or serious misconduct.
- In the last instance, a member may be asked to leave the club.