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NORTH HILLS YOUTH BASKETBALL

Players Code of Conduct:

-Play for their own enjoyment (i.e. not just to please coaches or parents).
-Be encouraging and supportive of all team-mates
-Be willing to accept constructive criticism from their coaches.
-Push themselves to improve by practicing and playing hard with 100% commitment
-Play fairly, with composure and self-discipline, and not willfully break the rules of basketball
-Respect referees and officials by accepting calls graciously
-Show good sportsmanship by interacting with referees, officials, opponents and opposition coaches in a professional, good-humoured manner, and by shaking the hands of all opposition players at the end of each game.
-Respect the use of NHSD facilities by not damaging basketball venues and equipment provided by NHYB and the opposition.

Parents Code of Conduct:
Parents-Guardians are vital to the development of young athletes. Whether sitting in the stands or helping out as a volunteer, parents-guardians must set a positive example. Parents-guardians involved in youth sports, should be models of good sportsmanship and lead by example on and off the court. The North Hills Youth Basketball requires that all Parents, Guardians, Coaches, and Volunteers read, accept, and follow this Parent-Guardian Code of Conduct. As a North Hills Youth Basketball Parent-Guardian, you hereby agree to:

- Give constructive criticism during a private moment, never in front of other parents, guardians, players, officials, spectators, etc.
- Support your coach, and refrain from excessive sideline coaching from the stands.
- Refrain from using profanity.
- Abide by doctor’s decision in all matters of players health and injuries, and physical ability to play.
- Accept the decisions of officials on the court as being fair and called to the best ability of the officials.
- Stay off the court and remain under control in order to set a good example for players and other spectators.
- Not criticize an opposing team, its players, fans, coaches or team, by words or gestures.
- Support the coaches, players and officials and help teach the value of commitment to the teams, sportsmanship, ethical conduct, and fair play.
- Not encourage your child, or any other person, to engage in unsportsmanlike conduct with any coach, parent, player, participants, officials or any other attendee
-Make arrangements for your player to be picked up ON TIME at the end of practices/games.  Failure to do so will result in the inability to leave the facility during practices and/or games

Coaches Code of Conduct:

- Conduct myself in a dignified manner relating to emotions, language, attitude and actions
Act at all times to protect the principles of fun, safety and development of all athletes
Demonstrate respect for the ability of opponents as well as for the judgment of referees, officials and opposing coaches
Display control and professionalism at all times under any circumstance
Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person, including opponents, other coaches, officials, administrators, parents, athletes, and spectators
Be aware and understand the role and influence of a coach as an educator, imparting knowledge of skill as well as proper personal, academic, and social behavior
Be reasonable in my demands on athletes' time, energy and enthusiasm
Provide an opportunity for all athletes to play the sport

REFUND POLICY

The policy of the North Hills Youth Basketball program is to issue no refunds after a child has played in a sanctioned game.

Prior to playing in a sanctioned game a refund of the registration fee less an administrative handling fee will be issued.

If a uniform has already been ordered for the player, a refund of the registration fee less the administrative fee and the cost of the uniform will be issued.

Due to the pandemic, there is always the possibility the season may need to be abbreviated, paused, or cancelled.  In the event of any type of closure due to the pandemic, NHYB will communicate an updated policy. Uniforms will not be able to be returned despite any closures and therefor the cost of the uniform will not be refunded. 

NHYB will follow all NHSD health and safety protocols.

NHYB reserves the right to limit registration as needed.

North Hills Youth Basketball Club (Formerly NHBYB)

CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS

NHYB will complete paperwork by year 4 to be an official non profit organization.  NHYB was founded for the purpose of providing NHYB students interested in basketball a chance to playin either an inhouse/community league or a travel league.

ARTICLE I – Name
The official name of the organization is the North Hills Youth Basketball Club.

ARTICLE II – Affiliation(s)

NHYB will not be associated with any other recognized basketball association.  The NHYB Club will maintain an affiliation with students in the North Hills School District only

ARTICLE III – Objectives and Principles

Our Mission at NHYB is to teach, develop, organize, manage and offer youth players the opportunity to learn the fundamental skills of basketball while instilling life lessons and values such as character, teamwork, respect, and sportsmanship.

ARTICLE IV – Governing Body

The club will be governed by a Board of Directors that consists of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Registrar/Technology Director. The Board will be elected at the end of each 2 year term or when a vacancy occurs.

The Board of Directors will make decisions concerning league play, policies, procedures, and/or regulations based on the constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations.

The Board will set registration fees based on the financial needs of the league.

All league policies, rules, by-laws, procedures, etc. will be governed by the Constitution and By-laws. The constitution may be changed only through the process described here. A member of the NHYB may make a motion to the Board in writing of the desire to change the constitution.

The Board will review and vote on the proposal. A majority vote will be required for the proposal to be changed into a new by law. By-laws may be changed by a majority vote of the Board of Directors in attendance at a scheduled Board meeting.

ARTICLE V – Board Officers

BOARD OF DIRECTORS – The management of the property and affairs of the league shall be vested in the Board of Directors. The Board’s membership will consist of the members listed below with the duties as outlined for each

Any Board vacancy will be filled by the President with approval of the Board.




PRESIDENT – The duties of the President will be to...

1. Preside at all league meetings.

2. Assumes full responsibility for the day to day operations of the league.

3. Receives mail, supplies, and other communications to the league.

4. Assure that all league personnel is properly trained on all rules, regulations, and policies of the NHYB Club.

5. Act as a liaison to the school district

 

VICE-PRESIDENT – The duties of the Vice-President shall be to...

1. Preside in any and all meetings in the absence of the President

2. Is an official member of all committees.

3. Carries out duties and assignments as assigned by the President.

4. Organization and coordination of facilities permits and communications with facility staff

5. Other duties as assigned by the President.

 

SECRETARY – The duties of the Secretary shall be to...

1. Record the minutes of meetings.

2. Organize and plan uniforms and spirit wear

3. Assist in maintaining rosters of all teams and coaches

4. Other duties as assigned by the President.

 

TREASURER – The duties of the Treasurer shall be to...

1. Monitor the budget.

2. Dispense league funds approved by the President.

3. Sign checks.

4. Reports on the status of league finances to the Board of Directors.

5. Maintains league books and financial records.

6. Procure and maintain insurance at the director of the Board of Directors.

7. Other duties as assigned by the President.

 

Registrar/Technology Director – The duties of the Registrar/Technology Director shall be to...

1. Maintain website

2. Open/close registration                                                                                                                                                  3. Handle all day to day operations on website including refunds and transfers

4. Other duties as assigned by the President.

 

COMMITTEES – If interest in participation warrants, committees can be formed to delegate tasks including, but not limited to: Travel and in house commissioners, uniform distribution, spirit wear distribution, picture day, special events, scheduling, coaches coordinator

A committee member may be replaced by a petition to the Board of Directors for non-participation or non-administration of their duties.

 

ARTICLE VI – Formation and Division of Teams

The league will consist of players in the North Hills School District that are in Grades 3-6 only.

• In House league/Community league for boys and girls.  Visiting schools can be added to the schedule at the discretion of the Board of Directors.  An end-of-the-season tournament should be offered if the schedule allows. 

• Travel league for boys and girls as deemed appropriate after tryouts.  Travel teams may be entered as “A” or “B” if the outside league offers the option.  Travel teams cannot increase the numbers on teams if it would take players away from the in-house/community league that would prevent the league from playing.

ARTICLE VII – Team Responsibilities

Teams and players will abide by the following guidelines:

1. No team may begin practice until the Board of Directors gives them permission to do so.

2. There will be no changes, alterations, or revisions to the practice schedule without prior permission of the Board.

3. After the season begins, teams may have no more contacts other than the schedule set by NHYB

4. When school is not in session for any reason (snow, holidays, etc.), there will be no practice, scrimmage, or games. 5. The season ends on the last date of the last game for all in-house/community teams.  Players will not be sponsored by NHYB for insurance, practices, or tournaments once the season ends.

 

ARTICLE VIII – Conduct of Players, Officials, Coaches, and Spectators

 

Any individual participating in a NHYB sponsored event (including practice, game, meeting, tournament, etc.) will be responsible to follow the Code of Conduct adopted by NHYB as stated in registration and on the website.




Last updated: August 2022



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