Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct 2018-05-21T16:52:30+00:00

As a responsible athlete you will:

• Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete, coach, technical official and others involved in the sport and treat everyone equally.

• Uphold the same values of sportsmanship off the field as you do when engaged in the sport.

• Cooperate fully with others involved in the sport such as coaches, technical officials, team managers, doctors, physiotherapists, sport scientists and representatives of the governing body in the best interests of the yourself and other athletes.

• Consistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the use of prohibited drugs or age-inappropriate substances such as alcohol, tobacco etc.

• Anticipate and be responsible for your own needs including being organised, having the appropriate equipment and being on time.

• Inform your coach of any other coaching that you are seeking or receiving.

• Always thank the coaches and officials who enable you to participate in the sport.

As a responsible Athlete, when participating in or attending any skiing activities, including on/off snow training sessions and competition events you will:

• Act with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others.

• Avoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behavior including behavior that is dangerous to yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse.

• Challenge inappropriate behavior and language by others.

• Never engage in any inappropriate or illegal behavior.

• Avoid destructive behavior and leave venues as you find them.

• Do not carry or consume alcohol or drugs.

Athletes, especially young athletes and vulnerable adults, should follow these guidelines on safe participation in the sport:

• Notify a responsible adult if you have to go somewhere (why, where and when you will return).

• Do not respond if someone seeks private information unrelated to skiing such as personal information, home life information.

• Never accept lifts in cars or invitations into homes on your own without the prior knowledge and consent of your coach.

• Use safe transport or travel arrangements.

• Report any accidental injury, distress, misunderstanding or misinterpretation to your parents/carers and Welfare officer as soon as possible.

• Report any suspected misconduct by coaches or other people involved in skiing to the welfare officer as soon as possible.