Players Code of Conduct (Grimsby Minor Hockey)

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Conduct and Discipline

  1. The Grimsby Minor Hockey Association sanctions the OMHA Code of Conduct.
  2. Under no circumstances does the Association permit the presence or consumption of alcoholic beverages or the presence of un-prescribed drugs (including cannabis) at any game, practice or any other League function or where prohibited by law.
  3. All Public Buildings in the town of Grimsby and all away venues are smoke and vaping free properties. There is to be no smoking or vaping on any player’s bench, in the dressing rooms or anywhere inside these facilities
  4. Grimsby Minor Hockey Association reserves the right to discipline and/or suspend players, coaches, trainers and parents whose behaviour /actions may cause harm to other members.
  5. Suspensions addressed by this policy may be additional to the OMHA guidelines and will be indefinite in duration until processed at the Grimsby Minor Hockey Board level

OMHA Code of Conduct

  1. This Code for Conduct identifies the standard of behavior which is expected of all OMHA members and participants, which for the purpose of this policy shall include all players, parents, coaches, officials, volunteers, directors, officers, committee members, conveners, team managers, trainers, administrators and employees involved in OMHA activities and events.
  2. OMHA is committed to providing an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect. Members and participants of OMHA shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner consistent with the values of OMHA which include fairness, integrity and mutual respect.
  3. During the course of all OMHA activities and events, members shall avoid behavior which brings OMHA or the sport of hockey into disrepute, including but not limited to abusive use of alcohol, use of non-medicinal drugs and use of alcohol by minors.
  4. OMHA members and participants shall at all times adhere to OMHA’s operational policies and procedures, to rules and regulations governing OMHA events and activities, and to rules and regulations governing any competitions in which the member participates on behalf of OMHA.
  5. Members of OMHA shall refrain from comments or behaviors which are disrespectful, offensive, abusive, racist or sexist. In particular, behavior which constitutes harassment or abuse will not be tolerated, and will be dealt with under OMHA’s Harassment Policy.
  6. Failure to comply with this Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action in accordance with the Discipline Policy of OMHA. Such action may result in the member losing the privileges which come with membership in OMHA, including the opportunity to participate in OMHA activities and events, both present and future.
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