The following agreement outlines the discipline procedure that will be enforced by the coaches of CLUB NORTH SWIMMING (CNS).  General rules of conduct and behavior are listed along with the disciplinary procedure.  The purpose of this agreement is to make the parents and swimmers aware of what is expected of them and what actions/behavior will not be tolerated.

The following actions will not be tolerated.

  1. The use, possession, sale or transfer of alcohol or drugs is strictly prohibited.  Athletes in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action, including suspension and/or expulsion from the team.
  2. Assaults, fighting, bullying, or threats by action, word or deed, and/or other acts of violence against another swimmer, coach, official, parent, or Gladstone Community Center personnel.
  3. The use of profanity, derogatory remarks, sexual harassment/misconduct, sexual violence, or racial/ethnic harassment, or uncalled gestures directed towards a coach, swimmer, official, parent, and/or Gladstone Community Center personnel.
  4. Theft or destruction of another swimmer’s personal belongings, or the property of CLUB NORTH SWIMMING or the Gladstone Community Center.

The following disciplinary procedure will be followed.

First offense:  Immediate dismissal from practice and notification and consultation with the parents for possible further action.

Second offense:  Immediate dismissal from practice for one week and notification and consultation with parents, natatorium/Gladstone Community Center director, and Head USA Swim Coach for possible further action.

Third offense:  Immediate dismissal from practice indefinitely and consultation with the parents, the natatorium/Gladstone Community Center director, Head USA Swim Coach, and the Swim Team Advisory Board will review the offense.  This may lead to team expulsion.

I have read and understand the Code of Conduct and responsibilities and accountabilities to follow all the disciplinary rules and regulations including reimbursement of any loss or damage that may have occurred while participation on the CLUB NORTH SWIMMING TEAM as referenced above.

I also understand the CLUB NORTH SWIMMING TEAM 2018-19 Information has been provided to me and my parents.  It is my responsibility to read, know, and abide by the policies in it.  There will be no refunds of any fees if an athlete is dismissed from the team for violating the Code of Conduct.