Better People Through Sport

Sports Code of Conduct

All students involved in our Sports Programme are reminded that academic achievement is our highest priority.

All students involved in our Sports Programme are expected to attend school with a positive attitude and committed effort towards their studies.

Our Sports Programme is built upon mutual respect for all, every interaction in our programme will respect the rights, dignity and worth of all people involved, regardless of their gender, ability or cultural background.

As a Westlake student I will:

  • Enjoy playing sport, have fun and partake in healthy competition
  • Respect all officials, teammates, coaches, supporters and opponents
  • Commit to every training session, fixture and tournament that I am selected for
  • Play by the rules of my sport at all times
  • Work as hard as I possibly can in everything I do
  • Be punctual to every training session and fixture
  •  Ensure I wear the apparel that I have been requested to wear
  • Communicate directly with my coach if I am unable to attend fixtures or training
  • Be humble in victory and gracious in defeat
  • Represent my school with the utmost pride, dignity, honesty and loyalty
  • Never give up

As a Westlake Coach I will:

  • Enjoy being involved in sport
  • Respect all officials, colleagues, coaches, players, supporters and opponents
  • Place the safety and welfare of my players/athletes before anything else
  • Be a positive role model at all times for my players/athletes
  • Be honest and fair with all team selections
  • ​​​​​​​Organise and plan training sessions for the betterment of my players/athletes

As a Westlake Supporter I will:

  • Respect all officials, players, coaches, supporters and opponents
  • Not enter the field of play, unless requested to do so by an official
  • Observe all fixtures without questioning the decisions of coaches and officials
  • Take time to thank the coach and all volunteers who are giving others a chance to participate in a positive activity
  • ​​​​​​​Display a positive attitude at every game and be a role model for others