MANAGERS, COACHES, AND VOLUNTEERS – CODE OF ETHICS AND RELEASES
CODE OF ETHICS – MANAGERS< COACHES< AND VOLUNTEERS
*Adhere to all MYBA policies, rules, regulations, and procedures
*Avoid inappropriate behavior (fighting/arguing/cursing)
*Any person who becomes unruly or uses abusive language towards players, umpires, coaches, league officials, or other fans will be removed from the premises (including parking lots).
*Any adult who gets in a physical altercation on or off the field, before or after a game or practice, will be suspended indefinitely (a minimum of one year) from the league. If the league deems the incident involved more than one individual, severe penalties may be invoked up to and including removal of the team from the league with-out refund or recourse.
*Comply with the MYBA policy; Miami-Dade County Code – Chapter 26, Article III, and the Shannon Melendi Act; and the Governor of Florida approved Chapter 2014-9, which amended subsection (1) and paragraphs (A), (B), C, and (D) of subsection (2) of Section Florida 943.0438 Florida Statues; on Backgrounds Screening, Coaches Training, and Requirement on wearing the League Picture ID in order to participate in any capacity while on the Park for games and practices.
*Not hit into fences, and use all park facilities for their intended purposes.
*Only the Manager (head coach) may discuss and plays or rule with umpires. If a coach argues with an umpire he/she will be automatically ejected from the game.
*Any Manager, Coach or Player that is ejected from a game shall be penalized as determined by the Competition Committee, with a minimum of one (1) game suspension.
*Manager, and Coaches will be held responsible for their players and fans, and are required to assist in the enforcement of all MYBA policies, rules, and regulations.
*Not use any player that is not properly registered, listed on the roster, and of proper league age.
*Facilitate the process of individual development through achievement of baseball skills
*Respect basic human rights without discrimination on the grounds of gender, race, color, language, religion, national or social origin or any other status
*Ensure that the playing environment is safe and appropriate for the age and skill level of the players
*Accept responsibility for their own decisions, conduct and performance as it
*Not smoke within the baseball complex or when with players
*Not consume any alcohol up to a reasonable time prior to having contact with players (Alcohol should not be detected on the coach’s breath when talking to players)
*Not publicly criticize other coaches, officials, parents or players
PARTICIPATION AND MEDICAL RELEASE
All sports, including BASEBALL pose a risk of severe physical injury to the participants, including, but not limited to, the exposure and possible contraction of communicable diseases (ie Covid-19), and being injured by obstacles or hazards in or around the playing surfaces and/or inherent to the game of baseball such as being injured by a batted or thrown ball, a baseball bat, or other projectile from the field, batting cages, stands, or other areas. CONCUSSION – HEAD INJURY NOTICE: A CONCUSSION is a potentially serious HEAD injury that can result in brain injury or death. Participation in baseball practices and competition (games) may result in a HEAD injury or CONCUSSION. If you suspect that a player has a CONCUSSION, he/she must be immediately removed from participation. A player should only return to play with permission and clearance from medical/health care professional, who is experienced in evaluating a CONCUSSION. ADDITIONAL CONCUSSION information and resources are available on the MYBA website at MYBABASEBALL.TEAMPAGES.COM. I, the undersigned Coach/Manager listed below, warrant that I authorize these releases, for and in consideration of being permitted to voluntarily participate in MIAMI YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION, INC league (including, but not limited to, any tournaments in which the team participates (the Activity), and for other valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, on my behalf, I voluntarily agree as follows: I give consent to participate in all MIAMI YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION, INC Activities, and to be rendered emergency medical treatment in the event of injury or illness and agree to be responsible for all costs associated with said treatment. In the event of a medical emergency resulting from an injury or illness, the instructors/coaches will endeavor to obtain medical treatment. The Releasees (defined below) can not assume responsibility for act or omissions from third parties who are called to render treatment.
I hereby agree to defend, indemnify, waive, release, hold harmless, absolve, forever discharge, and covenant not to sue THE MIAMI YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION, INC., PERFECT GAME BASEBALL, USSSA BASEBALL, WORLD BASEBALL FOUNDATION, MARLINS TEAMCO LLC, MARLINS FUNDING LLC, MARLINS HOLDING LLC, MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL, CITY OF MIAMI, MIAMI DADE COUNTY, MIAMI DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, CITY OF HIALEAH, CITY OF HIALEAH GARDENS, CITY OF DORAL, CITY OF HOMESTEAD, CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, CITY OF MIAMI LAKES, TOWN OF CUTLER BAY, VILLAGE OF PALMETTO BAY, VILLAGE OF PINECREST, VILLAGE OF KEY BISCAYNE, MARY and DAVID ALPER JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER, AND BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF MIAMI DADE, ORGANIZERS, VOLUNTEERS AND PARTICIPATING TEAMS AND ACADEMIES and all of their respective past, present, and future related entities, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, partners, owners, shareholders, members, governors, agents, representatives, contractors, subcontractors, servants, officials, employees, volunteers, participants, successors, assigns, right-holders, sponsors, insurers, and other licensees; participants; persons transporting the participants to a from activities; and any individual, group, organization or corporation under contract with THE MIAMI YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION, INC. (collectively, the “Releasees”), with respect to any and all causes of action, claims, losses, damages, obligations, liabilities, judgments, amounts paid in settlement, injuries, losses, costs, expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys fees and expenses), and demands whatsoever, in law or in equity, which I ever had, now has, or shall or may have against said Releasees, or which any personal representative, executor, administrator, heir, next of kin, successor, or assign of myself hereafter can, shall, or may have, against all Releasees, arising out of or relating to my participation in the Activity, including, but not limited to the my death.
PHOTO / VIDEO / LIVE STREAMING RELEASE
I hereby give permission to the use of the name, likeness, images, voice, recording, biographical information, and/or other identification of myself by the Releasees for any purpose, worldwide and in perpetuity, in any medium now known or hereafter devised, without a right to prior review or approval of such use by me and without compensation or any additional consideration due or owing to me.
CONSENT AND AUTHORIZATION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I hereby agree and consent to all of the aforementioned, and further acknowledge that this authorization is valid for the entire 2023 seasons, including and not limited to the SPRING and FALL LEAGUES, and all TOURNAMENTS. I do have the right to withdraw this authorization at any time by providing written notice to the Miami Youth Baseball Association, Inc. at 10940 SW 134 Ter, Miami, Fl. 33176.