Coaches are responsible for ensuring that all members of the team and their fans practice good sportsmanship before, during and after the game.
Support the referees and refrain from making derogatory comments towards them.
Refrain from actions or words that undercut the self-esteem of players from their own team and opposite teams.
Do not allow your players to make derogatory comments towards other players/officials.
NO trash talking.
Support post-game nice game exchange between players and coaches.
Good sportsmanship includes avoidance of unnecessary rough and dirty play. Players and coaches should all strive in this regard. Dirty play not tolerated.

Treat teammates and opponents as you would like to be treated.
Be a good sport at all times and remember you represent your parents, your team and yourself.
Play by the rules.
Control your behavior at all times. Use of bad language is unacceptable.
Do not do anything that would endanger your opponents, your teammates, your coaches, yourself, or officials.
Compete and prepare to win, never cheat to win.
NO trash talking.

Volunteers are the backbone of our program
Support the referees, coaches and other volunteers, kindly refrain from making derogatory comments towards them.
Refrain from actions or words that undercut the self-esteem of players.
Do not allow players to make derogatory comments towards other players, officials, coaches and other volunteers.
NO trash talking.

Parents and Spectators:
Always keep in mind that the players are grade school children trying to learn the game, the team concept, improve their skills, and learn life lessons. They are NOT playing solely for the entertainment of the spectators.
Applaud good performances from both teams. Congratulate all players regardless of the outcome.
Never ridicule or scold a child for making a mistake during competition. Be positive.
Condemn the use of violence in any form, be it by spectators, coaches or players.
Be part of the solution NOT the problem when it comes to criticism and possible violence.
Show respect for your child’s team & opponents. Encourage players to obey the rules and decision of officials.
Demonstrate appropriate social behavior by not using foul language, harassing players, coaches, volunteers and officials.

Discipline Issues (Player/Parent):
If a situation develops, that involves the conduct of a parent or player that is detrimental to the kids and the BYB league, the coach will make a BYB committee member aware of the situation. The Bermuda Youth Basketball Committee will deal with situations on an individual basis, and have the right to suspend or expel players or parents with no refunds.