EDUO 9721: Developing a Code of Conduct Handbook

Instructor: Dick Bache, Ernie Shaffer

Course description

In this course methods will be presented to help with educating and enforcing codes of conduct for the student/athlete. Class participants will develop a complete code of conduct handbook. This booklet will be one that the coach can have on display not only for the student/athletes but for their parents, community members and school administrators as well.

Required Text: Successful Coaching-4th Edition by Rainer Martens, Human Kinetics;(February 17, 2012)

Course Objectives

By the end of this course the participant will have:

1. Developed a complete code of conduct hand book that includes the following:

  • Statement of Philosophy
  • Rules & Consequences
  • A System for Appeals

2. Establish methods to educate student/athletes about appropriate conduct

3. Create strategies for correcting student behavior

Grading Rubric

Exemplary A+-A- Acceptable B+- B- Unacceptable
All text book assignments
are complete and accurate.
All text book assignments
are complete and accurate.
All application assignments
are reflective, thoughtful,
clearly identifiable and
All application assignments
are complete, identifiable
and relevant.
Application assignments
are incomplete and/or
Overall appearance
is very well organized and
free of spelling and
grammatical errors
Overall appearance is
generally organized with
limited spelling and
grammatical errors.
Overall appearance
shows little organization
and has spelling and
grammatical errors.
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Instructor: Dick Bache, Ernie Shaffer