Junior Cricketers and Parents/Guardians – Code of Conduct

Junior Cricketers

Learn the rules of the game.

Smile and enjoy your cricket.

Turn up promptly for training/matches. Inform your coach/manager if you are going to be late.

Payment of any fees for training or matches must be paid promptly.

Listen to your Coaches and Managers.

Do not argue with the officials (umpires and scorers) or other players.

Respect your team mates. Remember that no one is any better or more important to the team than anyone else.

Safety equipment must be worn, for hard ball cricket, box, gloves, helmet and pads.

Do not borrow other player’s equipment. Ask your coach for any item you do not have with you.

Applaud all good play from both teams.

Shake hands with your opponents at the end of a match.

Keep control of yourself.

No swearing.

No chewing gum.

Remember you are representing the club.

Practice at home.

Talk to your coaches should you have a problem.


Parents / Guardians

Encourage your child to learn the rules and play within them.

Discourage unfair play and arguing with the officials.

Help your child to recognise good performance, not just results.

Make sure your child’s equipment’s is safe and in good working order.

Make sure your child has the appropriate safety equipment, for hard ball cricket, box, helmet, gloves and pads. The club does have a few items.

Never force your child to take part in training/matches.

Never force your child to play knowing they have an injury.

Let the coaches know if your child has an injury.

Set a good example by recognising fair play and applauding the good performances for both teams.

Never punish or belittle a child for losing or making mistakes.

Publicly accept officials’ judgements.

Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy their cricket.

Use correct and proper language at all times.

Never coach your child during a game.

Ensure that any spectators you bring are aware of the clubs conducts.