No member, volunteer, employee or contractor of McLean Youth Soccer Association (MYS) shall be subjected to harassment, intimidation, bullying, or cyberbullying as it relates to MYS activities on and off the field. For clarification, harassment, intimidation, bullying or cyberbullying means, but is not limited to, any written, verbal or physical act, or any electronic communication, shown to be motivated by an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability, gender, gender identity and expression, or other distinguishing personal characteristic, or based on association with any person identified above, even in jest.
Furthermore, no member, volunteer, employee or contractor of MYS shall engage in or knowingly tolerate any such behavior harassment, intimidation, bullying or cyberbullying on or off the field as it relates to any teammates, other youth or teams, referees, MYS volunteers (coaches, TSLs, etc.), or MYS employees or contractors.
The MYS Board of Directors and Rules & Discipline committee will respond quickly to any and all allegations of harassment within the organization. Any violation of this policy may involve a disciplinary hearing and/or action, including suspension or expulsion from MYS and related activities.
Our mission is to promote good sportsmanship throughout the organization and encourage qualities of mutual respect, courtesy and tolerance in all participants, coaches, officials, volunteers, employees, contractors, and spectators.
Adopted October 2010