AVON GROVE WILDCATS
Of Conduct Disciplinary Actions
All Cheerleaders, Players, Parents, and/or Guardians,
Coaches, Board Members are required to review, sign and comply with the Avon
Grove Wildcats Code of Conduct. In
the interest of providing a safe and positive environment for the children
involved in the Wildcats, strict compliance with the Code of Conduct will be
required and enforced at all Avon Grove Wildcat sanctioned functions including,
but not limited to sign-ups, practices, games, pep rallies, banquets and
fundraising events. Violations to
the Code of Conduct will not be tolerated and will be subject to disciplinary
action in the following manner:
Violations will be brought to the Avon Grove Wildcats
Board of Directors for review and determination of disciplinary action.
If disciplinary action is deemed necessary, the Board shall convene a
hearing in which all affected parties shall be given ample opportunity to
testify concerning their witnessing or involvement in the incident.
Upon hearing all witnesses and evidence, the Board shall review the same
and render a judgment, including any disciplinary action necessary.
Because of the infinite range of potential violations and severity of the
same, it shall be the responsibility of the Board to determine suitable
disciplinary action for the offense. Examples
of potential disciplinary action include:
Additionally, the Avon Grove Wildcats will pursue
legal action as appropriate based on the nature and severity of Code of Conduct
the event that the Board’s decision and/or disciplinary action is in dispute,
the following appeals process shall be implemented.
A disciplinary review committee shall be appointed by the President of
the Avon Grove Wildcats, who will act as a non-voting chairperson of the
committee. The disciplinary review
committee shall have a minimum of three members.
Pertinent information on the incident including testimony shall be
reviewed. Upon review of all
pertinent information, the committee shall either endorse or reject the
Board’s decision and disciplinary action by way of majority vote.
In the event of a tie, the President shall cast the deciding vote.
If the committee rejects the Board’s decision and/or disciplinary
action, they will be required to issue a recommendation on disciplinary action.
If in turn the Board rejects the committee’s recommendations, the Board
and the committee shall meet together until a consensus on appropriate
disciplinary action is reached.
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