Junior Tennis Code of Conduct


The player should:

  • Treat all coaches ,officials ,club and tournament organiser with respect.

  • Abide by the rules of the game in all events.

  • Play fairly at all times, have fun and do your best.

  • Respect opponents, be gracious in victory and dignified in defeat.

  • Always shake hands at the end of a match.

  • Talk to the club children’s officer if you have any problems.

Young players should never:

  • Use unfair or bullying tactics to gain advantage on or off the court.

  • Pass on gossip or spread rumours about another player or adult.

  • Make false allegations against other players or adults.

  • Cheat.

  • Use bad language and inappropriate gestures.

  • Throw your tennis racquet or hit the court.

  • Shout, argue or be rude to officials ,coaches or opponents.

Children/Young Players are entitled to:

  • Be happy, have fun & enjoy the sport.

  • Be treated with dignity and respect.

  • Be safe and to feel safe.

  • To have the support of the adults within the sport.

  • To say No where they deem it to be appropriate.

  • To be listened to.

  • To be believed.