Parent Code of Conduct

Wilsonville Little League Parent Code of Conduct

As a Wilsonville Little League parent or guardian/family member, I WILL:

  • Remember that children participate to have fun.

  • Be a positive role model for my child and encourage sportsmanship.

  • Teach my child to play by the rules and resolve conflicts without resorting to hostility or violence.

  • Demand that my child treats coaches, officials, other parents, and players with respect regardless of race, creed, color, sex, religion, or ability.

  • Teach my child that doing one’s best is more important than winning.

  • Praise my child for competing fairly and trying hard.

  • Promote the emotional and physical well-being of athletes ahead of my desire to win.

  • Respect the officials and their authority during games.

  • Teach my child to respect their coaches, teammates, opponents, and officials.


As a Wilsonville Little League parent or guardian/family member, I WILL NOT:

  • Force my child to participate against their will.

  • Engage in any kind of unsportsmanlike conduct with any official, coach, player, or parent.

  • Boo, taunt, refuse to shake hands, or use profane language.

  • Encourage any behaviors or practices that would endanger the health and well-being of the athletes.

  • Ridicule or yell at my child or other participants for making a mistake or losing a game.

  • Use drugs, tobacco, or alcohol at any league event.

  • Coach my child or other players during games and practices, unless I am a coach. This includes not approaching the dugout unless asked to do so by the coach.

Coach and Player Code of Conduct

Wilsonville Little League
Coach and Player Code of Conduct

Player Code of Conduct

As a player in Wilsonville Little League, I understand that I am expected to abide by the Player’s Code of Conduct guidelines described below:

  • I will respect the game, the game rules, teammates, opponents, coaches, and umpires.

  • I will never argue or make comments on an umpire’s call, either from the batter’s box, field, or bench.

  • I will never argue a coach’s decision but will settle disagreements with coaches and other players in a confidential/private manner after games and practices, away from other players.

  • I will never fault other players when mistakes occur.

  • I will always listen to and look at a coach while they are talking.

  • I will treat coaches, officials, bystanders, and other players with respect regardless of race, creed, color, sex, religion, or ability.

  • I understand that swearing, intentionally throwing equipment or any other actions that detract from the game or endanger others can result in immediate removal from the game and possible suspension.

  • I will work hard, take pride in myself and my team, and give my best on the ball field and in the dugout.

  • I will make every effort to maximize my playing ability, lead by example, and always play by the rules.

  • I will always show up on time and ready to participate in games and practices.

  • I understand that the goals of playing Wilsonville Little League are to have fun, develop my baseball skills, and create team and community camaraderie.

Coaches Code of Conduct

As a manager or coach, I hereby pledge to provide positive support, care, and encouragement for each child participating in Wilsonville Little League by following this Code of Conduct:

  • I will demonstrate positive support for all umpires, players, managers, and coaches (including those of an opposing team). This applies to every game, practice, or any other league event.

  • I will place the emotional and physical well-being of all children on all teams ahead of any personal desire to win.

  • I will model and require that my players treat all other players, coaches, umpires, league officials, and parents respectfully regardless of race, creed, color, sex, religion, or ability.

  • I will insist that my players are in a safe and healthy environment.

  • I will demand a drug, alcohol, and tobacco-free sports environment for my players and agree to assist by refraining from their use at all Wilsonville Little League games, practices, and events.

  • I will remember that league baseball is for children and not for adults.

  • I will do all I can to make the game fun and safe for all the children involved.

  • I understand that Wilsonville Little League is a volunteer organization that requires all parents to participate in activities such as field preparation, fundraising, scorekeeping, and designated team parenting. I therefore agree to enlist the support of all the parents of my players in this effort.

  • I agree to be trained in the responsibilities of being a Team Manager or Coach, including attending all manager meetings and training clinics.

Disciplinary Action Guidelines

Wilsonville Little League
Disciplinary Action Guidelines

Coach and Player Agent Corrective Action

Corrective action can be initiated by a Manager, Coach, or Umpire on the field or after an incident by a Player Agent. 

The following are examples of incidents or behaviors that may result in corrective action:

  • Intentional throwing of equipment, on the field or in the dugout.

  • Use of foul, racially charged, discriminatory language or harassment of other players.

  • Arguing with play calls or disrespect of umpires, coaches, or players.

  • General disrespect for teammates, team, or league property including fields and dugout.

The following are examples of corrective actions that may be taken, both in real-time at the fields and after the fact with a Player Agent:

  • Cardio exercise to eliminate excess energy, such as running laps.

  • Removal from the game or practice to the bench.

  • The player’s parent or guardian may be required to attend future practices and/or games.

  • The player may be sent home with a future review of behavior and additional corrective action from the Player Agent and/or Board.

Board Involvement Corrective Action

When patterns of behavior are identified, the Board may become involved with corrective action similar to the following:

  • In-game suspensions during which the player must attend the game but will not play.

  • Out-of-play suspensions during which the player is asked to refrain from attending any games or practices for a period of time.

  • As outlined in the Wilsonville Little League Constitution, the Board may meet to facilitate the removal of any Player, Coach, Manager, Board Member, or Umpire when the conduct of such a person is detrimental to the best interest of Wilsonville Little League.

Local Sponsors

Wilsonville Little League

29030 SW Town Center Loop E, Suite 202 PMB 172
Wilsonville, Oregon 97070

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