North Branford Little League: Coach/Volunteer

Wednesday, March 18

Volunteers

North Branford Little League is a non-profit organization run by volunteers whose mission is to provide an opportunity for community's children to learn the game of baseball and softball in a safe and friendly environment.

Volunteer opportunities are still available in the areas of coaching, serving as a team parent, field day maintenance work, concession stand helper, and others.  Interested applicants must complete the volunteer form and send it together with a copy of your license to our P.O. Box 494, North Branford, CT 06471.

If you have any other questions, please contact your child's team manager or League's President for more information.

Manager/Coach Code of Conduct

The North Branford Little League Board of Directors has mandated the following Code of Conduct. All coaches and managers will read this Code of Conduct and sign in the space provided below it, acknowledging that he or she understands and agrees to comply with the Code of Conduct.

No board member, manager, coach, player or spectator shall, at any time:
  • Lay a hand upon, push, shove, strike, or threaten to strike an official.
  • Be guilty of heaping personal verbal or physical abuse upon any official for any real or imaginary belief of a wrong decision or judgment.
  • Be guilty of an objectionable demonstration of dissent at an official’s decision by throwing of gloves, helmets, hats, bats, balls, or any other forceful unsportsman-like action.
  • Be guilty of using unnecessarily rough tactics in the play of a game against the body of an opposing player.
  • Be guilty of a physical attack upon any board member, official manager, coach, player or spectator.
  • Be guilty of the use of profane, obscene or vulgar language in any manner at any time.
  • Appear on the field of play, stands, or anywhere on the Little League complex while in an intoxicated state. Intoxicated will be defined as an odor or behavior issue.
  • Be guilty of gambling upon any play or outcome of any game with anyone at any time.
  • Smoke while in the stands or on the playing field or in any dugout. Smoking will only be permitted in designated areas which will be 20 feet from any spectator stands or dugouts.
  • Be guilty of publicly discussing with spectators in a derogatory or abusive manner any play, decision or a personal opinion on any players during the game.
  • As a manager or coach, be guilty of mingling with or fraternizing with spectators during the course of the game.
  • Speak disrespectfully to any manager, coach, official or representative of the league.
  • Be guilty of tampering or manipulating any league rosters, schedules, draft positions or selections, official score books, rankings, financial records or procedures.
  • Challenge an umpire’s authority. The umpires shall have the authority and discretion during a game to penalize the offender according to the infraction up to and including expulsion from the game.
The Board of Directors will review all infractions of the Code of Conduct. Depending on the seriousness or frequency, the board may assess additional disciplinary action up to and including expulsion from the league.

Print Form
Sign, tear the signature sheet on the dotted line and mail to P.O.Box 494 Northford, Connecticut 06472 att: Safety Officer.