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Code of Conduct

Student-Athlete and Parent Code of Conduct/Participation Pledge

WPS Student-Athlete Code of Conduct

All student-athletes will adhere to the WPS Code of Student-Athlete Conduct. Also, individual middle and high school athletic programs may have their own code of conduct in order to participate for their program.

WPS Student-Athlete Pledge: As a student-athlete, I am a role model. I understand the spirit of fair play while playing hard. I will refrain from engaging in all types of disrespectful behavior, including inappropriate language, taunting, trash talking, and unnecessary physical contact. I know the behavior expectations of my school and my conference, and hereby accept the responsibility and privilege of representing this school and community as a student-athlete.

As a Worcester Preparatory School Student-Athlete I will,

  • Be respectful by using appropriate language
  • Treat everyone fairly
  • Treat everyone with dignity and respect
  • Avoid tobacco products or alcoholic beverages
  • Avoid the use of performance-enhancing or mind-altering recreational drugs
  • Arrive on time for all practices, meetings, and games
  • Fully commit myself to my teammates and coaches for the full duration of the season
  • Play by the rules, demonstrating and encouraging good sportsmanship
  • Respect the dignity of others by not harassing them
  • Represent WPS and myself in a manner that reflects self-control
  • Comply will all WPS and team rules and policies
  • Report any injury or aggravating condition to an athletic trainer

​Consequences for violation of student athlete pledge and conduct guidelines can result in suspension from a team.

WPS Parent Code of Conduct

WPS Parent Pledge: As a parent, I acknowledge that I am a role model. I will remember that school athletics is an extension of the classroom, offering learning experiences for the students. I must show respect for all players, coaches, spectators, and support groups. I will participate in cheers that support, encourage, and uplift the teams involved. I understand the spirit of fair play and the good sportsmanship expected by our school, and our conference. I hereby accept my responsibility to be a model of good sportsmanship that comes with being the parent of a student athlete.

As a Parent of a Worcester Preparatory School Student-Athlete I will,

  • Let the coaches do the coaching for all team members
  • Support the program in a positive manner
  • Be my child's #1 fan, and will let them know how much I enjoy watching them play and leave it at that
  • Support all of the team members
  • Encourage my child to talk with their coaches
  • Understand and display appropriate sideline and game day behavior
  • Help my child by keeping his or her priorities straight when it comes to winning versus losing
  • Keep sport in its proper perspective