Online Background Check / Code of Conduct for Coaches and Volunteers

West Elmira Recreation Corporation
Criminal History Check Form / Code of Conduct
To protect your privacy, this form will be seen only by WEST ELMIRA RECREATION staff.

NOTE: A Criminal record will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. A Criminal record is one piece of information that will be considered in determining the appropriateness of an individual to be a West Elmira Recreation volunteer in Chemung County.

Coaches Code of Conduct Agreement
Coaches (head and assistant) shall remain unconditionally supportive of the organization’s commitment to the
ideals of good sportsmanship, team play, honesty, loyalty, courage and respect for authority. Likewise, coaches
shall remain sensitive to the physical and emotional well being of the players.
In order to adhere to these doctrines the coaches agree as follows:

• Coaches will be positive role models.
• Coaches will display and instill in their players the principals of good sportsmanship and team play.
• Coaches will conduct themselves in a manner that best serves the interests of the players.
• Coaches will do their best to provide the players a positive experience.
• Coaches will ensure that winning and/or losing teams do so in a manner which exhibits respect and good sportsmanship.
• Coaches will treat all players, parents, spectators, umpires, and board members with respect.
• Coaches will provide instruction in a manner that is constructive and supportive.
• Coaches will not ridicule any player, parent, spectator, umpire, or board member.
• Coaches will not tolerate behavior that endangers the health or well-being of any child.
• Coaches will teach the game of baseball/softball to the best of their ability.
• Coaches will not be any part of the use of profanity, obscene language or improper actions.
• Coaches will be drug and alcohol free while at any EBRCRC athletic event.
• Coaches will not use any tobacco products in the dugout or on the playing field at any EBRCRC athletic event.
• Coaches will be responsible for field maintenance before and after games/practices, field work days, recruit help with team parents for these duties.
• Coaches will comply with the decisions of board members and observe all rules, policies, and procedures as established or endorsed by Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, or Cinderella League.
• Coaches will not recruit players for teams outside of Elmira- Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Cinderella

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