Code of Conduct
The Collingwood Minor Hockey Association and the Ontario Minor Hockey Association identifies the standard of behavior which is expected of all Collingwood minor hockey members and participants, which for the purpose of the policy shall include all players, parents, coaches, officials, volunteers, directors, officers, committee members, conveners, team managers, trainers, administrators and employees involved in any and all of Collingwood Minor Hockey Association and Ontario Minor Hockey Association activities and events.
The Collingwood Minor Hockey Association and the Ontario Minor Hockey Association is committed to providing an environment in which all individuals are treated with courtesy and respect. Members and participants of the Collingwood Minor Hockey Association shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner consistent with the values of the Collingwood Minor Hockey Association and the OMHA, which includes fairness, integrity and mutual respect.
During the course of all Collingwood Minor Hockey activities and events, members shall avoid behavior, which bring the CMHA or the OMHA or the sport of hockey into disrepute, including but not limited to abusive use of alcohol, use of non-medical drugs and use of alcohol by minors. Collingwood Minor Hockey members and participants shall at all times adhere to the CMHA and the OMHA’s operational policies and procedures, rules and regulations governing all CMHA and OMHA events and activities and rules and regulations governing any competitions in which any member of the CMHA participates.
Members and participants of the Collingwood Minor Hockey Association shall not engage in any activity or behavior, which interferes with a competition or with any player or team’s preparation for a competition or which endangers the safety of others.
Members of CMHA shall refrain from comments or behaviors, which are disrespectful, offensive, abusive, racist or sexist. In particular, behavior, which constitutes harassment or abuse, will not be tolerated and will be dealt with under the Ontario Minor Hockey Association Harassment and Abuse Policy.
Failure to comply with this Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action in accordance with the Discipline Policy of the OMHA. Such action may result in the member losing all privileges which come with membership in the Collingwood Minor Hockey Association, Ontario Minor Hockey Association, Canadian Hockey Association, and Ontario Hockey Federation including the opportunity to participate in Collingwood Minor Hockey Association or Ontario Minor Hockey Association activities and events, both present and future.