Wichita Defenders: Statement of Faith/ Code of Conduct

Statement of Faith
  • Jesus is The Way, The Truth and The Life. John 14:6
  • God’s Word is the final Authority in everything. 2 Timothy 3:16
  • Works cannot save us. Titus 3:5
Code of Conduct
  • Let love and faithfulness never leave you. Bind them around your neck and write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. Proverbs 3: 3-4
  • Even a child is known by his actions, by whether his conduct is pure and right. Proverbs 20:11
  • A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. Proverbs 22:1
  • Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men. Colossians 3:23
  • All verses NIV translation.
Participant Standard of Conduct
  • I will attend all required meetings, camps, clinics, and practices and arrive on time, notifying my coach if I must be late or absent.
  • I will show self-control by not criticizing my teammates, coaches, opponents or game officials. During practices or games I will place myself under the authority of my coach and will show them respect at all times. At games, I recognize the officials as the final authority and will trust my coach to handle any situation on my behalf.
  • I will meet the required academic standards set forth by my parents.
  • I will address all concerns or problems through my coaches or team captains.
  • I will clean up after myself when leaving gyms, locker rooms, vehicles, etc.
  • I will always play by the rules.
  • I will keep any tattoos and/or body piercing covered, excluding earrings for females. However, I understand that no jewelry may be worn during practices or games.
  • I will represent The Defenders well by dressing modestly at all Defenders’ activities and submit to the guidelines my coaches set forth.        
  • I will refrain from any public display of affection toward individuals who are not members of my family.
  • I will show respect for teammates and myself by abstaining from alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco products, pornography, homosexuality and any other sexual or inappropriate behavior.
  • I will refrain from cursing, coarse or foul language.
  • I will meet all my financial and membership responsibilities in a timely manner.
  • I will take good care of my Defenders’ uniform and take responsibility for any damages, knowing that it is the property of The Defenders’ organization.