Coaches Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

  1. Support the overall mission of HYLAX
  • Honor the game and emphasize sportsmanship
  • Emphasize life lessons through the game of lacrosse
  • Teach players the game of lacrosse
  • Promote and grow lacrosse in Hudson
  • DIG- Dignity, Integrity, and Grace
  1. Hold/attend a brief parent meeting at the beginning of each season; review code of conduct, introduce coaches, explain procedures, give team rules, regulations, and schedules.
  2. Obtain US lacrosse Level 1 certification (Head Coaches required, Assistant Coaches encouraged.)
  3. Always promote good sportsmanship and fair play and model these behaviors as a coach. – DIG!
  4. Strive for excellence and ways to improve all players.
  5. Promote and recognize players having fun, improving, and doing their best.
  6. Strive for clear and honest communication and fair treatment of all players.
  7. Care for physical, emotional, and educational welfare of all players.
  8. Be life-long learners as coaches; attend coaching clinics, required medical seminars, complete required background check.
  9. Support players’ decisions to play other sports in off-seasons.
  10. Keep Boys/Girls Director informed and evaluate/provide feedback to the Director at the end of the season.
  11. Support and communicate with Team Managers.

Hudson Youth Lacrosse is a proud partner with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). PCA is a national non-profit developing “Better Athletes, Better People” by working to provide all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience.