Act Professionally and Take Responsibility for My Actions
My language, manner, punctuality, preparation and presentation will demonstrate high standards.
I will display control, respect, dignity and professionalism to all involved in the sport (athletes, coaches, opponents, officials, administrators, parents, spectators, media, etc.).
I will encourage athletes to demonstrate the same qualities.
I will not drink alcohol, smoke or take illegal drugs while representing Special Olympics at training sessions, competition or during Games.
I will refrain from any form of personal abuse towards athletes and others, including inappropriate or unwanted sexual advances on others, verbal, physical and emotional abuse.
I will be alert to any form of abuse from other sources directed toward athletes in my care.
I will abide by the Special Olympics policy on the prohibition of coaches dating athletes.