Code of Conduct & Expectations of Behavior
The Stealth Field Hockey Code of Conduct/Expectations of Behavior is in place for; coaches, athletes, and spectators. These should be promoted and adopted by everyone within the Stealth Community.
Code of Conduct – Coaches
Coaches play a critical role in the personal and athletic development of their athletes. Therefore, coaches are expected to at all times to lead by example prioritizing the safety of the athletes, creating a positive environment for fair and competitive play, and promoting respectful relationships between the athletes, spectators, and officials.
It is the expectation that all Coaching Staff provide fair and consistent treatment for all athletes, officials, and spectators. Coaches are further expected to provide all parties with the information necessary to be adequately prepared to make informed and timely decisions in regards to the athletes participation and well being in all Stealth Field Hockey Events.
Coaches are expected to maintain the highest standards of credentials.
Code of Conduct – Athletes
All athletes participating in Stealth Field Hockey programs are expected to represent themselves, their families, and the Stealth community with honesty, integrity and good sportsmanship, whether it be academically, athletically or socially.
It is the responsibility of the player to refrain from any unsportsmanlike behaviors. Fighting, harassment, and bullying on and off the pitch. Failure to adhere to the code of conduct will result in review of the athlete’s eligibility to continue playing.
All feedback, concerns, and/or issues should be directed to the athlete’s coach, by the athlete. The Stealth Field Hockey Coaching Staff encourages open and direct communication.
Code of Conduct – Spectators
Parents, guardians, friends and family attending as spectators are an important part of the game and support of the athlete. As such, Stealth Field Hockey expects that all parents, guardians, friends and family of the athlete will promote a community of respect and good sportsmanship.
Spectators should at all times respect officials, visiting coaches, players, regardless of their own team loyalty. Interference by a parent, or any individual trying to impede the mission or structure of Stealth Field Hockey, will not be tolerated. The Stealth Field Hockey Coaching Staff will review appropriate repercussions for aforementioned misconduct by spectators including but not limited to a direct impact on the athlete’s future playing time.
Stealth Field Hockey aspires to be a premier athletic organization dedicated to the improvement of each individual player that can only be achieved through practice.
It is the expectation of the Stealth Field Hockey Coaching Staff that athletes show up on time to all required practices, team meetings, and tournaments prepared with the proper equipment.
All absences should be communicated in advance and will be reviewed by the coaching staff to determine impact on the athlete’s playing time. Any questions concerning playing time should be discussed between the payer and the coach.
Stealth Field Hockey promotes competitive and fair play; therefore, individual playing time will be allocated based on ability, playing position, attendance to practices, and team chemistry.
Playing time is not guaranteed. However, each player will be provided with enough playing time to adequately showcase themselves as long as the conditions above have been met.
If there is inclement weather conditions and practice needs to be cancelled, we will email you as well as post on the Stealth Field Hockey social media accounts.
Notification of all cancellations will be sent/posted as soon as deemed necessary in hopes of creating the least amount of inconvenience as possible.
Stealth Field Hockey will try to reschedule the canceled event; however, it is not guaranteed it will be reschedule.
Please click on the document below to access the 2017 Stealth Field Hockey Sports Waiver Form: a completed form is REQUIRED for participation in all of our programs.
Please mail to Stealth Field Hockey 201 Breckenridge Lane, Suite 302, Louisville KY 40207 in advance of the start date of your session or bring to the first practice session.