CODE OF CONDUCT
Welcome to Birmingham Prep Cardinals and
congratulations on your choice to participate as a member of our
outstanding athletic program. Birmingham Prep Cardinals consists
of a proud successful group of student athletes led by committed and
The Birmingham Prep Cardinals Athletic Code of Conduct was developed so that
student athletes and their parents may understand important
information relating to athletic participation at Birmingham Prep
Participation at Birmingham Prep Cardinals is a privilege. With this privilege come certain
responsibilities. Student athletes represent Birmingham Prep
Cardinals in the classroom, in the athletic arena, and in the
community. The athletic Code of Conduct is in effect 365 days of the
year, 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week.
Student Code of
Conduct set forth the expectations of students as members of
Birmingham Prep Cardinals.
This code applies to
behavior on school property and at all Birmingham Prep
Cardinals sponsored activities held off campus. Each student
shall be responsible for his conduct.
The Athletic Department
has established a standard for behavior for all student athletes
participating in sports which emphasize the importance of
sportsmanship, appropriate conduct, and responsibilities that each
athlete must accept when representing Birmingham Prep Cardinals.
It is the intention of Birmingham Prep Cardinals
to achieve a level of behavior which reflects the school. This
requires a commitment from each student athlete. In addition to the
following rules specific team policies may be established which
compliment overall departmental goals.
The violation of a
team or department rules, policies, or regulations may carry a
penalty ranging from a temporary suspension, too removal from the
As a member of an athletic team, you represent the
athletic department of Birmingham Prep Cardinals. All team
members will conduct themselves in a respectful manner at all times,
on and off campus.
As a member of Birmingham Prep Cardinals athletic teams you are expected to exhibit outstanding
sportsmanship and encourage teammates to do likewise.
member of Birmingham Prep Cardinals athletic team you will obey
all rules and regulations established by the junior college you
attend, its department of athletics and the NCAA.
student is arrested it will be treated seriously by the
Birmingham Prep Cardinals. Immediate suspension from the team is a
possibility as well as other disciplinary action until all legal
aspects of the matter in question have been resolved.
members will follow all academic procedures established by the
college and team rules with regard to academic expectations.
On a team trip, or at any team related function, team members are
prohibited from consuming alcohol products, tobacco, or using any
illegal drugs. This includes travel to and from an event and any time
the team is together in an official capacity.
It is expected
that all student athletes will conduct themselves in an ethical
manner at all times. As stated in the NCAA manual, unethical conduct
includes fraudulence in connection with entrance or placement,
engaging in athletic competition under an assumed name, dishonesty in
evading or violating NCAA regulations, or knowingly furnishing
Birmingham Prep Cardinals with false information.
athletes are expected to attend all academic classes. In the event a
practice session conflicts with a class students must attend the
class session. In the event an athletic contest conflicts with a
class the student is expected to inform the faculty member of the
conflict at least two day's in advance, and, if possible, negotiate
terms for missing the class in question.
As an athletic
participant its is vital that you check your health insurance status
to be certain that you have medical insurance Birmingham Prep
Cardinals does not provide insurance nor will be held responsible for
injuries assumed by the student athlete.