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Player Code Of Conduct

I agree to the following standards, expectations, and guidelines as a player and member of NYC Impact Sports, Inc:

  1. I agree that the judgment and assessment of my playing time and my role on the team is the responsibility of the team coach. I understand that my coach will consider my skill, attitude on and off the court, attendance at practices, and fulfilling financial responsibility to the Club in addition to the guidelines set forth by the Club concerning playing time.

  2. If I am concerned, I will discuss the issue of my playing time and role with the team coach.

  3. If a serious problem arises regarding the assessment of my role, I will discuss my concerns with my coach, in private, and if necessary, I will ask the Club Director to participate.

  4. I will attend all practices according to announced schedules.

  5. I will notify my coach if I am ill or must miss practice for any reason.

  6. I will give 14 days' notice if I must miss a tournament that was previously scheduled for more than 30 days.

  7. I will give a strong work ethic.

  8. I will show good sportsmanship at all times on the court, the bench, or at any Club activity.

  9. I understand that the Club is not responsible for loss or damage to any personal property.

  10. I understand that Just Cause for Warning is:

    • Missing more than one practice without notification.

    • Being tardy without notice or justification to more than one practice.

    • Missing a tournament without 14 days' prior notice to the coach.

    • Offensive language or behavior.

    • Breaking curfew at out-of-town tournaments.

    • Failure to fully inform the coach of any physical condition which would impact a player's ability to play safely or without jeopardy to their own health and well-being.

    • Ignoring the coach’s direction.

    • Using cellphones at practice or during teamwork assignments.

    • Leaving any tournament prior to its conclusion or not fulfilling my team officiating duties at any tournament.

  11. I understand that Just Cause for Dismissal is:

    • Being issued more than three warnings or reprimands.

    • Being found in the possession or under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol while representing NYC Impact Sports, Inc.

    • Assaulting another or initiating gross behavior.

    • Harassment and bullying of others on and off the court directly or indirectly.

    • Inappropriate relations with a coach.

    • Being found in possession of weapons.

    • Violating social media policy.

    • Being found guilty of a crime of theft or property damage.

    • Failure to abide by a coach's decision or acting with flagrant disregard for one's own safety or the safety of others.

    • Found guilty on any allegations.

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