Long Bay Primary School
SPORT AND COACHING VALUES

WHAT CAN I CONTRIBUTE?

HOW WILL I PARTICIPATE?

Students
  • Compete fiercely, win humbly and lose graciously
  • Know and respect their team members and their abilities
  • Accept challenges and always try their hardest
  • Show respect to their coach and manager
  • Turn up to practices on time and with the appropriate equipment
  • Take pride in their team’s achievements

Coaches
  • Are inclusive – all team members get equal play time
  • Extend children who show ability
  • Adapt their coaching to suit student needs
  • Build relationships – with students and parents
  • Have fun with their team
  • Show strong communication skills – ensure students, parents and the school are kept ‘in the loop’
  • Always use a positive approach with students
  • Take every opportunity to praise student achievements

Parents
  • Encourage your child and their team’s efforts
  • Model good sportsmanship - children learn the most from the examples you set
  • Accept the decisions and judgements of officials and coaches
  • Support the coach – they are volunteers who give up their time for the team

School
  • Will lead by example
  • Will provide the appropriate equipment
  • Will co-ordinate support for coaches and team members