School Snow Sports Coordinators and Teachers Code of Conduct

  • Encourage and give opportunities to students so that they may participate and compete in a variety of snow sports.
  • Create opportunities to teach appropriate snow sports behavior and attitudes as well as basic skills.
  • Give priority to participation, enjoyment and skill learning, especially for early primary school children.
  • Provide opportunities for quality supervision and instruction for students.
  • Prepare young people for the Interschools competition by teaching them basic skills, the rules of the competition, sportsmanship and the values of competition.
  • Make young people aware of the positive benefits of participation in snow sport activities and being part of a school sporting team.
  • Teach your students to be friendly and courteous towards officials and opponents.
  • Help students understand the differences between the junior competitions in which they participate and elite snow sports.
  • Help students understand that competing by the rules is their responsibility.
  • Remove from competitions/race courses/programs any student whose behavior is not acceptable.
  • Provide students with opportunities to participate in administration, coaching and refereeing of events, training and school teams as well as playing.
  • Keep up to date with coaching practices and the principles of physical growth and development. Read and use the latest coaching and teaching resources for junior sport.
  • Do not interfere with the conduct of any events.
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every student regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
  • Respect all the support people involved with Interschools events that enable the event to occur. These include but are not limited to: mountain, shop and lodge staff.
  • Show consideration for the mountain and other users. Respect the rules that resorts have put in place.
  • Your safety and those around you is at stake. Observe the Alpine Responsibility Code.
  • Smoking near competitors and racecourses is not acceptable.