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Last Revised on January 18, 2012

The purpose of CYM athletic programs is to promote Christian attitudes while encouraging healthy physical activity by youth in the Diocese of Wilmington.  It is the responsibility of all those attending that proper conduct be displayed and respect given to officials in charge of contests.

Related Policies:

Inappropriate conduct by players, coaches and/or spectators may result in the individual being ejected from the site. 2341

If a coach or assistant coach of a CYM team is ejected from ANY parish or CYM athletic contest, whether sponsored by CYM or not, he/she is automatically suspended from the next two (2) athletic contests played by that team. 2342

If a player is ejected, the suspension will be for the next game only. 2343

The CYM Staff may impose additional penalties for all coaches and players after reviewing the facts. 2344

The suspended games will include tournaments and play-offs. 2345

Two ejections in any one season will result in disqualification for the remainder of that season. 2346

If the ejection takes place during the LAST game/contest of the regular season, and/or playoff, the suspension period will be served during the next sport season or next program year as directed by the CYM Office 2347

If a spectator is ejected from ANY parish or CYM athletic contest, whether sponsored by CYM or not, the spectator is banned from the next athletic contest played by that team. The CYM Staff may impose additional penalties, including being banned from more than one contest, after reviewing the facts. 2348

Two (2) ejections in any one season will automatically result in the spectator being banned from attending all games of that team for the remainder of that season. 2349

It is the responsibility of the head coach of the offending team to notify the CYM office of his/her ejection, the ejection of an assistant coach, spectator or player, during any parish, school or CYM athletic contest, whether sponsored by CYM or not, within 24 hours of the incident. 2350

Catholic Youth Ministry will contact the parish Athletic Association President and/or parish pastor/principal regarding all ejections of a coach or assistant coaches. 2351

The Athletic Association President or an officer of the Athletic Association must attend the following games to make sure the coach is not coaching and to insure proper conduct of spectators 2352

Failure to report ejections will result in forfeiture of all future games in which the player/ coach participates’ or spectator attends. 2353