ATHLETE CODE OF CONDUCT
It is hereby acknowledged and agreed by the undersigned that is consideration of your child listed herein, being accepted as a member of the Durham Dolphins Swim Team that agree to and understand the following code of conduct. The following code will cover all the activities that involve the team and the use of the swimming facilities. It also includes behavior during scheduled competition at all away meets.
Disciplinary actions can range from, but are not limited to, reprimands, being sent home from practice or meets at the parent=s expense, expulsion from the team, barred from competition, or other disciplinary action that the Board of Directors deems necessary if a member fails to adhere to the following code in part or whole. The Board of Directors will review infractions considered serious in nature.
The following is the Code of Conduct that the swimmers are expected to adhere to:
1. Areas that are off limits to swimmers include but are not limited to:
a. The offices at the swimming facilities(without Coach=s supervision)
b. The pool deck when it is not the swimmer=s designed practice time
c. Any and all diving boards. platforms and lifeguard stands at any and all pool venues
d. All areas of the swimming facility except for the pool, locker rooms, and other areas
designated by the coaching staff
2. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. Behavior that is inappropriate, while representing the Durham Dolphins Swim Team during practice, team functions swim meets, or any other team activity is unacceptable. The swimmer agrees that:
a. I will not cause vandalism of any kind
b. I will not participate in horsepaly, fighting, or pushing someone into the water
c. I will not throw pool equipment
d. I will not enter the water before practice begins, unless asked by a coach to help
c. I will not behave in a manner that in the opinion of the coaches or team representative
is contrary to normally accepted behavior
f. I will not use inappropriate behavior.
g. I will not posses, use or be under the influence of alcohol, chemicals, tobacco or illegal
h. I will not cause physical harm or threaten physical harm to a fellow team member, coach or
I understand that any other act, conduct or omission, which is detrimental to the image or reputation of the Durham Dolphins Swim Team will not be tolerated. Your signature below indicates that you have read, understand, and agree to abide this Code of Conduct.