Cardinals Netball has Codes of Conduct across the sport which is driven by its’ core values of leadership, integrity, teamwork and excellence. Our codes require the highest standards of conduct from everyone involved in netball to ensure that their behaviour and actions meet the values and standards expected of them at all times. The enjoyment and safety of your child when they are involved in a netball activity is of paramount importance to EN. Every child will be encouraged and asked to ensure that their behaviour and actions meet the values and standards expected of them at all times. As parents, you are also asked to support our Codes of Conduct and embrace the spirit of our game.
As a parent I will:
• encourage my child to play within the rules and respect officials’ and coaches’ decisions and
• support my child’s efforts and performance, give positive comments that motivate and
encourage continued effort and learning.
• understand that competition is about winning and losing so results are always accepted without
• turn losing into winning by helping my child work towards skill improvement and good
• remember that children learn best by example so I will applaud good plays by both my child’s
team and their opponents.
• thank the Coaches, Officials and other volunteers who give their time for my child.
• help when asked by a Coach or Official.
• respect the rights, dignity and worth of all people involved in the game, regardless of gender,
marital status, race, colour, disability, sexuality, age, occupation, religion or political opinion.
• read the rules of the sport to understand better what I am watching and discussing with my
• promote this code of conduct to other parents, carers and supporters
I will not:
• pressure my child in any way – I know that this is their sport not mine.
• use inappropriate language, harass athletes, Coaches, Officials or other spectators.
• criticise or ridicule my child’s performance for making a mistake or losing after the game.
• force my child if unwilling to participate in the sport.
• arrive at a netball activity under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
• use Social Media technology to bring the game into disrepute or make an inappropriate
comment about an athlete, coach, official, volunteer or the NGB.