Safety

 

1.Players cannot wear watches, rings, earrings, necklaces or other jewelry. Girls are permitted to wear studs in freshly pierced ears if taped properly.        Referee’s discretion is final.

2.Only players and League approved coaches are allowed on the court during practice.

3.Players are to be on the bench when not playing. No spectators are allowed on the court or team bench during league play.

4.It is recommended that players change into basketball sneakers upon arrival at gym sites to limit debris from theoutside conditions.

5.Wet areas on the gym floor are to be wiped dry. Pay particular attention to spills from water bottles.

6.Collisions between players are to be avoided. Please instruct your players on the proper technique of setting a pick or screen.

7.Coaches should be knowledgeable of the special medical needs of their players at the same time understanding their need for privacy.

8.First aid kits and supplies are distributed for minor accidents. Simple first aid instructions will be distributed separately.

9.Emergency Action Plan (distributed separately) must be filled out prior to the 1st practice and kept with you at all  times for the safety of our athletes. In the event of a major accident, an Incident Report (distributed separately) must be filed with the League President within 48 hours.

 

Court Decorum

 

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1.Lead by example. The actions and statements of coaches and players should be above reproach.

2.Coaches are responsible for the actions of their players, assistants and fans.

3.Profane language is forbidden.

4.Coaches are not to argue with referees nor are they to physically demonstrate challenges to referee calls. Referee judgment calls should not be challenged.

 

Protesting Games

Should the need arise to protest a game, the following procedure should be used. Calmly notify the game official of the intent to do so. Notify the League President of the protest in writing via e-mail within 24 hours. The protest will be reviewed and adjudicated by the WHGBL Administration.  Referee judgment calls are not a basis for protest. Protesting of games should be avoided.

 

Player Discipline

Suspension or discipline of a player is an extreme action and is only allowed with prior approval of the WHGBL Administration. Missing of previous practice or games shall not be reason for loss of playing time. Please consult the League President before addressing player behavioral problems.

 

Team Equipment

Each team will be supplied with an adequate amount of team tee shirts, basketballs and first aid supplies. Players must wear their team tee shirts for games. A WHGBL Team Roster and WHGBL Equipment Inventory (provided separately) must be submitted to obtain the necessary equipment. Coaches must safeguard WHGBL equipment during the off-season. New head coaches will be responsible for obtaining team equipment from the previous coach.

 

Gym Monitor

Gym monitors will be provided by Leisure Services and the to assure school and facility rules are observed. His/Her authority to carry out these responsibilities is to be respected and supported by the WHGBL coaches and Administration. WHGBL Administrators will also be present to monitor site responsibilities.

 

 

Gym Set-up & Tear Down

The teams involved in the 1st game(s) of the day at a gym site are requested to lend assistance in setting up the gym for play – tables, chairs, rugs, bleachers, etc. The teams involved in the last game(s) of the day at a gym site are requested to lend assistance to tearing down and storing the same above equipment. Team players should assist in policing the area of all debris left by players and fans.

 

Postponements/Cancellations & Make-ups

Games postponed or cancelled due to inclement weather are not rescheduled.

 

Games postponed due to peculiar circumstances will be rescheduled on a best effort basis depending on available gym space. The affected coaches will contact the League President to obtain date and time for make-up game.

 

Games will not be rescheduled due to insufficient players available. This situation will  result in a forfeit. If this should occur, the teams should be combined and an exhibition game should be played between all players available. Games must be started with 5 players but can end with 4 players.

 

Sportsmanship Award

One player from each team will be selected as a recipient of the Kathy M. Doyle Sportsmanship Award. The coach(s) shall make the selection upon or near the completion of the season and will report the selection to the League President.

 

The criteria for this award is as follow:

 

1.Supportive and encouraging of teammates

2.Demonstrates respect for opposing players

3.Demonstrates respect for game officials

4.Displays enthusiasm for the game of basketball

5.Displays loyalty to the team

6.Player is coachable and demonstrates a willingness to learn

 

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Page 2:   Safety, Court Decorum, Protesting Games, Player Discipline, Team Equipment,Gym Monitor, Gym Set-up & Tear Down, Postponements/Cancellations & Make-ups, Sportsmanship Award

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1.Players cannot wear watches, rings, earrings, necklaces or other jewelry. Girls are permitted to wear studs in freshly pierced ears if taped properly.        Referee’s discretion is final.

2.Only players and League approved coaches are allowed on the court during practice.

3.Players are to be on the bench when not playing. No spectators are allowed on the court or team bench during league play.

4.It is recommended that players change into basketball sneakers upon arrival at gym sites to limit debris from theoutside conditions.

5.Wet areas on the gym floor are to be wiped dry. Pay particular attention to spills from water bottles.

6.Collisions between players are to be avoided. Please instruct your players on the proper technique of setting a pick or screen.

7.Coaches should be knowledgeable of the special medical needs of their players at the same time understanding their need for privacy.

8.First aid kits and supplies are distributed for minor accidents. Simple first aid instructions will be distributed separately.

9.Emergency Action Plan (distributed separately) must be filled out prior to the 1st practice and kept with you at all  times for the safety of our athletes. In the event of a major accident, an Incident Report (distributed separately) must be filed with the League President within 48 hours.

 

Safety

 

Court Decorum

1.Lead by example. The actions and statements of coaches and players should be above reproach.

2.Coaches are responsible for the actions of their players, assistants and fans.

3.Profane language is forbidden.

4.Coaches are not to argue with referees nor are they to physically demonstrate challenges to referee calls. Referee judgment calls should not be challenged.

 

Protesting Games

Should the need arise to protest a game, the following procedure should be used. Calmly notify the game official of the intent to do so. Notify the League President of the protest in writing via e-mail within 24 hours. The protest will be reviewed and adjudicated by the WHGBL Administration.  Referee judgment calls are not a basis for protest. Protesting of games should be avoided.

Suspension or discipline of a player is an extreme action and is only allowed with prior approval of the WHGBL Administration. Missing of previous practice or games shall not be reason for loss of playing time. Please consult the League President before addressing player behavioral problems.

 

Player Discipline

Each team will be supplied with an adequate amount of team tee shirts, basketballs and first aid supplies. Players must wear their team tee shirts for games. A WHGBL Team Roster and WHGBL Equipment Inventory (provided separately) must be submitted to obtain the necessary equipment. Coaches must safeguard WHGBL equipment during the off-season. New head coaches will be responsible for obtaining team equipment from the previous coach.

 

Team Equipment

Gym monitors will be provided by Leisure Services and the to assure school and facility rules are observed. His/Her authority to carry out these responsibilities is to be respected and supported by the WHGBL coaches and Administration. WHGBL Administrators will also be present to monitor site responsibilities.

 

 

Gym Monitor

The teams involved in the 1st game(s) of the day at a gym site are requested to lend assistance in setting up the gym for play – tables, chairs, rugs, bleachers, etc. The teams involved in the last game(s) of the day at a gym site are requested to lend assistance to tearing down and storing the same above equipment. Team players should assist in policing the area of all debris left by players and fans.

 

Gym Set-up & Tear Down

Games postponed or cancelled due to inclement weather are not rescheduled.

 

Games postponed due to peculiar circumstances will be rescheduled on a best effort basis depending on available gym space. The affected coaches will contact the League President to obtain date and time for make-up game.

 

Games will not be rescheduled due to insufficient players available. This situation will  result in a forfeit. If this should occur, the teams should be combined and an exhibition game should be played between all players available. Games must be started with 5 players but can end with 4 players.

 

Postponements/Cancellations & Make-ups

One player from each team will be selected as a recipient of the Kathy M. Doyle Sportsmanship Award. The coach(s) shall make the selection upon or near the completion of the season and will report the selection to the League President.

 

The criteria for this award is as follow:

 

1.Supportive and encouraging of teammates

2.Demonstrates respect for opposing players

3.Demonstrates respect for game officials

4.Displays enthusiasm for the game of basketball

5.Displays loyalty to the team

6.Player is coachable and demonstrates a willingness to learn

 

Sportsmanship Award

 

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Safety

 

1.Players cannot wear watches, rings, earrings, necklaces or other jewelry. Girls are permitted to wear studs in freshly pierced ears if taped properly.        Referee’s discretion is final.

2.Only players and League approved coaches are allowed on the court during practice.

3.Players are to be on the bench when not playing. No spectators are allowed on the court or team bench during league play.

4.It is recommended that players change into basketball sneakers upon arrival at gym sites to limit debris from theoutside conditions.

5.Wet areas on the gym floor are to be wiped dry. Pay particular attention to spills from water bottles.

6.Collisions between players are to be avoided. Please instruct your players on the proper technique of setting a pick or screen.

7.Coaches should be knowledgeable of the special medical needs of their players at the same time understanding their need for privacy.

8.First aid kits and supplies are distributed for minor accidents. Simple first aid instructions will be distributed separately.

9.Emergency Action Plan (distributed separately) must be filled out prior to the 1st practice and kept with you at all  times for the safety of our athletes. In the event of a major accident, an Incident Report (distributed separately) must be filed with the League President within 48 hours.

 

Court Decorum

1.Lead by example. The actions and statements of coaches and players should be above reproach.

2.Coaches are responsible for the actions of their players, assistants and fans.

3.Profane language is forbidden.

4.Coaches are not to argue with referees nor are they to physically demonstrate challenges to referee calls. Referee judgment calls should not be challenged.

 

Protesting Games

Should the need arise to protest a game, the following procedure should be used. Calmly notify the game official of the intent to do so. Notify the League President of the protest in writing via e-mail within 24 hours. The protest will be reviewed and adjudicated by the WHGBL Administration.  Referee judgment calls are not a basis for protest. Protesting of games should be avoided.

 

Player Discipline

Suspension or discipline of a player is an extreme action and is only allowed with prior approval of the WHGBL Administration. Missing of previous practice or games shall not be reason for loss of playing time. Please consult the League President before addressing player behavioral problems.

 

Team Equipment

Each team will be supplied with an adequate amount of team tee shirts, basketballs and first aid supplies. Players must wear their team tee shirts for games. A WHGBL Team Roster and WHGBL Equipment Inventory (provided separately) must be submitted to obtain the necessary equipment. Coaches must safeguard WHGBL equipment during the off-season. New head coaches will be responsible for obtaining team equipment from the previous coach.

 

Gym Monitor

Gym monitors will be provided by Leisure Services and the to assure school and facility rules are observed. His/Her authority to carry out these responsibilities is to be respected and supported by the WHGBL coaches and Administration. WHGBL Administrators will also be present to monitor site responsibilities.

 

The teams involved in the 1st game(s) of the day at a gym site are requested to lend assistance in setting up the gym for play – tables, chairs, rugs, bleachers, etc. The teams involved in the last game(s) of the day at a gym site are requested to lend assistance to tearing down and storing the same above equipment. Team players should assist in policing the area of all debris left by players and fans.

 

Gym Set-up & Tear Down

Games postponed or cancelled due to inclement weather are not rescheduled.

 

Games postponed due to peculiar circumstances will be rescheduled on a best effort basis depending on available gym space. The affected coaches will contact the League President to obtain date and time for make-up game.

 

Games will not be rescheduled due to insufficient players available. This situation will  result in a forfeit. If this should occur, the teams should be combined and an exhibition game should be played between all players available. Games must be started with 5 players but can end with 4 players.

 

Postponements/Cancellations & Make-ups

One player from each team will be selected as a recipient of the Kathy M. Doyle Sportsmanship Award. The coach(s) shall make the selection upon or near the completion of the season and will report the selection to the League President.

 

The criteria for this award is as follow:

 

1.Supportive and encouraging of teammates

2.Demonstrates respect for opposing players

3.Demonstrates respect for game officials

4.Displays enthusiasm for the game of basketball

5.Displays loyalty to the team

6.Player is coachable and demonstrates a willingness to learn

 

Sportsmanship Award

 

Page 1:  Coaches Code of Ethics, Coaches/Parents Meeting, Gym Use Guidelines

Page 2:   Safety, Court Decorum, Protesting Games, Player Discipline, Team Equipment,Gym Monitor, Gym Set-up & Tear Down, Postponements/Cancellations & Make-ups, Sportsmanship Award

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Safety

 

1.Players cannot wear watches, rings, earrings, necklaces or other jewelry. Girls are permitted to wear studs in freshly pierced ears if taped properly.        Referee’s discretion is final.

2.Only players and League approved coaches are allowed on the court during practice.

3.Players are to be on the bench when not playing. No spectators are allowed on the court or team bench during league play.

4.It is recommended that players change into basketball sneakers upon arrival at gym sites to limit debris from theoutside conditions.

5.Wet areas on the gym floor are to be wiped dry. Pay particular attention to spills from water bottles.

6.Collisions between players are to be avoided. Please instruct your players on the proper technique of setting a pick or screen.

7.Coaches should be knowledgeable of the special medical needs of their players at the same time understanding their need for privacy.

8.First aid kits and supplies are distributed for minor accidents. Simple first aid instructions will be distributed separately.

9.Emergency Action Plan (distributed separately) must be filled out prior to the 1st practice and kept with you at all  times for the safety of our athletes. In the event of a major accident, an Incident Report (distributed separately) must be filed with the League President within 48 hours.

 

Court Decorum

1.Lead by example. The actions and statements of coaches and players should be above reproach.

2.Coaches are responsible for the actions of their players, assistants and fans.

3.Profane language is forbidden.

4.Coaches are not to argue with referees nor are they to physically demonstrate challenges to referee calls. Referee judgment calls should not be challenged.

 

Protesting Games

Should the need arise to protest a game, the following procedure should be used. Calmly notify the game official of the intent to do so. Notify the League President of the protest in writing via e-mail within 24 hours. The protest will be reviewed and adjudicated by the WHGBL Administration.  Referee judgment calls are not a basis for protest. Protesting of games should be avoided.

 

Player Discipline

Suspension or discipline of a player is an extreme action and is only allowed with prior approval of the WHGBL Administration. Missing of previous practice or games shall not be reason for loss of playing time. Please consult the League President before addressing player behavioral problems.

 

Team Equipment

Each team will be supplied with an adequate amount of team tee shirts, basketballs and first aid supplies. Players must wear their team tee shirts for games. A WHGBL Team Roster and WHGBL Equipment Inventory (provided separately) must be submitted to obtain the necessary equipment. Coaches must safeguard WHGBL equipment during the off-season. New head coaches will be responsible for obtaining team equipment from the previous coach.

 

Gym Monitor

Gym monitors will be provided by Leisure Services and the to assure school and facility rules are observed. His/Her authority to carry out these responsibilities is to be respected and supported by the WHGBL coaches and Administration. WHGBL Administrators will also be present to monitor site responsibilities.

 

 

Gym Set-up & Tear Down

The teams involved in the 1st game(s) of the day at a gym site are requested to lend assistance in setting up the gym for play – tables, chairs, rugs, bleachers, etc. The teams involved in the last game(s) of the day at a gym site are requested to lend assistance to tearing down and storing the same above equipment. Team players should assist in policing the area of all debris left by players and fans.

 

Postponements/ Cancellations & Make-ups

Games postponed or cancelled due to inclement weather are not rescheduled.

 

Games postponed due to peculiar circumstances will be rescheduled on a best effort basis depending on available gym space. The affected coaches will contact the League President to obtain date and time for make-up game.

 

Games will not be rescheduled due to insufficient players available. This situation will  result in a forfeit. If this should occur, the teams should be combined and an exhibition game should be played between all players available. Games must be started with 5 players but can end with 4 players.

One player from each team will be selected as a recipient of the Kathy M. Doyle Sportsmanship Award. The coach(s) shall make the selection upon or near the completion of the season and will report the selection to the League President.

 

The criteria for this award is as follow:

 

1.Supportive and encouraging of teammates

2.Demonstrates respect for opposing players

3.Demonstrates respect for game officials

4.Displays enthusiasm for the game of basketball

5.Displays loyalty to the team

6.Player is coachable and demonstrates a willingness to learn

 

Sportsmanship Award

 

West Hartford

Girls Basketball League (WHGBL)

All girls in grades 3-8, regardless of experience, are welcome to play.

 

West Hartford

Girls Basketball League (WHGBL)

All girls in grades 3-8, regardless of experience, are welcome to play.

 

West Hartford

Girls Basketball League (WHGBL)

All girls in grades 3-8, regardless of experience, are welcome to play.

 

West Hartford

Girls Basketball League (WHGBL)

All girls in grades 3-8, regardless of experience, are welcome to play.

Copyright 2010 - 2020 by West Hartford Girls Basketball League

Copyright 2010 - 2020 by West Hartford Girls Basketball League

Copyright 2010 - 2020 by West Hartford Girls Basketball League

Copyright 2010 - 2020 by West Hartford Girls Basketball League