Players Code of Conduct

  1. “HONOR THE GAME” of lacrosse. Display good sportsmanship at all times on and off the field. Set a positive example.
  2. Respect your teammates, coaches, referees and opponents at all times, even when others do not. Coaches and referees give their time for your benefit and should be respected.
  3. Give 100% effort at each practice and game.
  4. Support and encourage your teammates. Players should understand that lacrosse is a team game, and they should strive to be “team players.”
  5. Know the rules of the game of lacrosse and abide by them.
  6. Wear the required equipment at all games and practices, and keep your equipment well maintained.
  7. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes; that is part of learning.
  8. Be modest in victory and gracious in defeat.
  9. Obscene language or gestures will not be tolerated.
  10. Learn from your coaches; practice hard; play smart; Have Fun!

Coaches Code of Conduct

  1. “HONOR THE GAME” of lacrosse. Teach and practice good sportsmanship at all games and practices. You are role models!
  2. A coach is a role model, who must act with the highest moral character possible.
  3. Coaches must reinforce the self image of each player. A coach must be positive and constructive.
  4. Respect the game of lacrosse. Respect the officials.
  5. Teach the rules of lacrosse. Abide by those rules in practices and games.
  6. Establish objectives for the team and players and inform them of team and individual goals.
  7. Emphasize the FUN of the game and the team, putting forth effort at all times, not wins and losses.
  8. Be modest in victory and gracious in defeat.
  9. Obscene language or gestures will not be tolerated.

Parents Code of Conduct

  1. I will remember that as an adult associated with IRLC I have a unique and privileged opportunity to be a positive influence on the lives
    of our children.
  2. I will remember that the members of the opposing team are children that deserve – and may well need – caring attention and encouragement from a responsible adults.
  3. I agree that I will not publicly argue with or disparage game officials, the opposing team, the opposing coaches or fans.
  4. I agree that I will not use abusive or profane language before any person connected with the Lacrosse Program.
  5. I will not seek to undermine the authority of the IRLC coaching staff or officials.
  6. I will set an appropriate example by my conduct at all times in front of all persons connected with the lacrosse program.
  7. I will remember that winning at all costs is not a message we wish to impart to our youth. Instead, we want them to have fun, play safe,
    and learn sportsmanship. Instill the value of commitment to team and coach.
  8. I will be a positive ambassador for the sport of Lacrosse in Irvine to help develop a culture where are children are able to reach their full potential.