EDUO 9721: Developing a Code of Conduct Handbook

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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

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Tony Battilega

B.A. Communication Studies, University of San Diego

California teaching credentials: English, Health, Physical Education.

High School Teacher 30 years - English 11 years, Health Education 5 years, Physical Education 17 years.

Distinguished Teacher Award: Rancho Bernardo HS, Granada HS, Amador Valley HS.

High School Baseball Coach 30 years: Rancho Bernardo, Granada, Amador Valley, San Ramon Valley. Multiple League and CIF Championships.

Youth Baseball Coach 10 years: Three Babe Ruth World Series Championships.

Baseball Camps 30 years: Owner, Coordinator, Instructor.

College Baseball Coach 2 years: Pitching coach Menlo College, San Diego City College.

Division 1 Baseball Player 4 years: University of San Diego.

“I am passionate about health, fitness and lifelong learning. I teach because everyone, especially teenagers, need support and guidance in their physical, emotional and social wellness. I am driven to leave a positive impact on every person I meet.”

Personal: Married, two children, dog, snake. Family is extremely important.

Interests: Mountains, Beach, Travel, Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, Fitness, Photography, Reading and Writing.