The objective of LAFA is to improve and refine player's skills, encourage sportsmanship, and develop an enjoyment for baseball and softball. LAFA is a volunteer run organization dependent on parent participation for successful operation.

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Coaches Code of Ethics

I will place the emotional and physical well being of all players ahead of a personal desire to win.

I will treat each player as an individual, remembering the large range of emotional and physical development of youth in the same age group.

I will do my best to provide a safe playing situation for all players.

I will promise to review and practice basic first aid needed to treat injuries of players.

I will do my best to organize practices that are fun and challenging for my players.

I will provide a sports environment for my team that is free of the use of profanity, drugs, tobacco, alcohol and I will refrain from their use at all sports events.

I will be knowledgeable in the rules of baseball/softball and I will teach these rules to my players.

I will use coaching techniques appropriate for all skills and ages.

I will remember that I am a youth sports coach, and that the game is for children and not for adults.


Parents Code of Ethics

I hereby pledge to provide positive support, care and encouragement for my child participating in youth sports.

I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches and officials at every game, practice or other youth sports event.

I will place the emotional and well-being of my child ahead of my desire to win.

I will work to help ensure that my child play in a safe and healthy environment.

I will support coaches and officials working with my child, in order to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience for all.

I will help provide a sports environment that is free from profanity, drugs, and alcohol and will refrain from their use at all youth sports events.

I will remember that the game is for youth – not adults.

I will do my best to make baseball/softball fun for my child.

I will treat all players, coaches, fans and officials with respect regardless of race, gender, creed or ability.