• MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE CODE OF ETHICS FOR COACHES

    This is the Code of Ethics all of our coaches are committed to follow:

     

    As a Professional Educator,

     

    I Will

                   Strive to develop in each athlete the qualities of leadership, initiative, and good judgment.

     

                    Respect the integrity and personality of the individual athlete.

     

                    Encourage the highest standards of conduct and scholastic achievement among all athletes.

     

                    Seek to inculcate good health habits, including the establishment of sound training rules.

     

                    Fulfill responsibilities to provide health services and an environment free of safety hazards.

     

                    Exemplify the highest moral character, behavior, and leadership.

     

                    Promote ethical relationships among coaches.

     

                    Encourage a respect for all athletics and their values.

     

                    Abide by the rules of the game in letter and in spirit.

     

                    Respect the integrity and judgment of sports officials.

     

                    Display modesty in victory and graciousness in defeat.

     

                    Demonstrate a mastery of, and continuing interest in, coaching principles and techniques through professional

                               improvement.

     

    I Will Not

                   Approve commercialism, solicitation, subsidizing, or professionalism entering into high school athletics.