The Sportsman Creed

The Sportsman Creed

The Player

Lives clean and plays hard, plays for the love of the game.

Wins without boasting, losses without excuses, never quits.

Respects officials and accepts their decisions without question.

The Coach

Inspires players with a love of the game and the desire to win.

Teachers that it is better to lose fairly than to win unfairly.

Leads players and spectators to respect officials by setting a good example.

Is the type of person he or she wants his or her players to be.

The Official

Knows the rules.

Is fair in all decisions.

Treats players and coaches courteously and demands the same treatment.

Knows the game is for the players and lets them have the spotlight.

The Parent/Spectator

Never boos a player or official.

Appreciates a good play, no matter which team makes it.

Knows the school gets the blame or praise for his or her conduct.

Recognizes the need for more sportsmen and fewer "fanatics."