Announcements

By order of the NJSIAA, the following statement is to be read by all officials at the coach/captain meeting prior to every contest. A downloadable pdf is provided for your convenience NJSIAA no tolerance statement

“THERE WILL BE NO TOLERANCE FOR NEGATIVE STATEMENTS OR ACTIONS BETWEEN OPPOSING PLAYERS AND COACHES. THIS INCLUDES TAUNTING, BAITING, BERATING OPPONENTS, “TRASH-­‐ TALKING” OR ACTIONS WHICH RIDICULE OR CAUSE EMBARASSMENT TO THEM. ANY VERBAL, WRITTEN OR PHYSICAL CONTACT RELATED TO RACE, GENDER, ETHNICITY, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR RELIGION SHALL NOT BE TOLERATED, COULD SUBJECT THE VIOLATER TO EJECTION AND MAY RESULT IN PENALTIES BEING ASSESSEDAGAINST YOUR TEAM. IF SUCH COMMENTS ARE HEARD, A PENALTY WILL BE ASSESSED IMMEDIATELY. WE HAVE BEEN INSTRUCTED NOT TO ISSUE WARNINGS. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO REMIND YOUR TEAM OF THIS POLICY.”


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