Code of Conduct

The College promotes the De La Salle Sports Credo:

  • We believe in fair play.

  • We believe in providing opportunities for all in as wide a range of sports as possible.

  • We believe in fostering the growth of self-esteem and respect of others.

  • We believe in quality learning experiences.

  • We believe in providing opportunities in which students can achieve personal success.

The College promotes the Rights of Athletes:

  • The right to participate in sport.

  • The right to participate at a level commensurate with each student’s maturity and ability.

  • The right to qualified adult leadership.

  • The right to share in the leadership and decision-making of their sport participation.

  • The right to participate in a safe and healthy environment.

  • The right to proper preparation for participation in sports.

  • The right to equal opportunity to strive for success.

  • The right to  be treated with dignity.

  • The right to have fun in sports.

Spectators Code

  • Remember children play sport for their own fun and for their health and well-being.

  • Any inappropriate behaviour reflects badly on your son, the team, and De La Salle College.

  • Applaud good play by all players and teams.

  • Never ridicule or scold a child for making a mistake during sport.

  • Condemn the use of violence.

  • Condemn the use of foul language, or snide remarks to either opposition or your own team.

  • Respect the referee’s decision.

  • Encourage all players to play according to the rules.

  • Have faith that the coach will be the voice of the team, following any misconduct by either teams or officials.