1.1 This Code of Conduct identifies the standard of behaviour which is expected of all Ontario Minor Hockey Association (“OMHA”) members and participants, including but not limited to, all players, guardians, parents, coaches, officials, volunteers, directors, officers, committee members, convenors, team managers, trainers and administrators involved in any OMHA sanctioned activities and events.
1.2 The OMHA is committed to providing an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect. Members and participants of the OMHA shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner consistent with the values of the OMHA which includes fairness, integrity and mutual respect.
1.3 During the course of all OMHA activities and events, members shall avoid behaviour which brings the OMHA or the sport of hockey into disrepute, including but not limited to, misuse of alcohol or drugs and the use of alcohol or drugs by minors.
1.4 OMHA members and participants shall at all times adhere to the OMHA’s operational Policies and Procedures, to the Rules and Regulations governing OMHA events and activities, and to the Rules and Regulations governing any competitions in which the member participates on behalf of the OMHA. Members and participants of the OMHA shall not engage in any activity or behaviour which interferes with a competition or with any player’s or team's preparation for a competition, or which endangers the safety of others.
1.5 The OMHA is committed to providing an environment that is safe, accessible, and inclusive in which all individuals are treated with respect and in an environment free from maltreatment, harassment, bullying and misconduct.
1.6 Failure to comply with this Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action, including but not limited to, the loss or suspension of certain or all privileges connected with the respective Member Association in the OMHA including the opportunity to participate in the OMHA and its Member Association activities and events, both present and future.