Code of Conduct

Values and Principles

Greater Brisbane Junior Tennis follow the following values and principles in providing our members with the opportunity of playing tennis fixtures:

  • A commitment to good sportsmanship by Players, Parents / Carers and Supporters.
  • The opportunity to be a member of a team and learn to be a team member and take on leadership responsibilities such as team captain.
  • The development and consolidation of what Players have been taught by their tennis coaches into match play.
  • The ability to learn strategies of match play, tennis scoring through the umpiring of matches, court etiquette and most importantly to demonstrate the ability to win or lose graciously.
  • Involvement of Parents on a weekly basis to help supervise children and to help ensure the days play is enjoyable for all involved.
  • Involvement of Parents as volunteers at committee level to ensure the competition is run and managed in the interests of the children involved.
  • For Parents to allow their children to enjoy the sport they play without applying undue pressure on their children or other children and Parents so that the game of tennis may become a life long enjoyment for their children.

In addition to our values and principles, GBJT endorse and comply with the following Codes of Conduct as contained in the Tennis Australia Member Protection By-Law:

  • Tennis Australia General Code of Conduct
  • Tennis Australia Administrators' Code of Conduct
  • Tennis Australia Coaches' Code of Conduct
  • Tennis Australia Players' Code of Conduct
  • Tennis Australia Parent / Guardian Code of Conduct

Who Must Comply with this Code of Conduct

The following persons must comply with this policy:

  • Children and young people
  • Officials
  • Volunteers
  • Parents / Carers
  • Coaches

References / Related Documents

The following references and / or related documents are used in this document:

Definitions

Definitions used in this document are the same or similar to those contained in the 'Tennis Australia Member Protection By-Law'.

Standards Expected

GBJT expects the persons covered by this Code of Conduct to follow the Values and Principles of GBJT and conform with the following Codes of Conduct as contained in the Tennis Australia
Member Protection By-Law:

  • Tennis Australia General Code of Conduct
  • Tennis Australia Administrators' Code of Conduct
  • Tennis Australia Coaches' Code of Conduct
  • Tennis Australia Players' Code of Conduct
  • Tennis Australia Parents' / Carers' Code of Conduct

Breaches of the Code of Conduct

Any breaches of the Code of Conduct are dealt with in accordance with the Tennis Australia Member Protection By-Law.