2018 EOTO Boys came 1st and 5th in YBOA Nationals
2008 8u AAU National Runner-ups, 2009 9u AAU Nationals Runner-ups, 2010 AAU Stae Champs and YBOA Stae Champs, 2011 AAU State Runner-ups, YBOA State Champs and Runner-ups, YBOA Regional Champs and Runn
Coach’s Code of Conduct
Character – Coaches shall realize their character is being viewed as “acceptable behavior” by the players.
Respect – Coaches shall realize the respect they show players is the respect they will receive from players.
Positive – Coaches shall approach all issues with a positive attitude. “If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the bee hive”.
Communication – Coaches shall choose their words carefully and communicate appropriately. No profanity.
Favoritism – Coaches shall not favor one player over another player.
Techniques – Coaching techniques shall focus on conditioning and developing player's individual skills and talents. Coaches shall not use fear tactics or intimidation (staring down) as a means or method to teach players. Staring down a player may diminish self-esteem and cause a player to withdraw and feel degraded. Coaches shall not resort to yelling as a primary form of instruction when players are not responding appropriately. Coaches shall always remember to praise in public and ridicule in private. Coaches shall include an adult witness when the need to correct a player is of a sensitive or private nature.
Practices – Coaches shall balance practice time between lectures, conditioning, skill development, scrimmaging and relationship building. Excessive lecturing or redundancy can be condescending and discouraging to players. Requiring players to perform excessive physical activities (running and wind sprints) as punishment, only take away from time that can be better utilized developing player’s individual skills and talents. Coaches shall minimize time players stand idle on the sidelines watching other players practice. All players should be actively involved in practice sessions.
Games – Coaches shall strive to involve all players when game conditions permit…such as winning or losing by a margin that will not change the apparent outcome of the game.
Athlete’s Code of Conduct
Academics – Players shall maintain, at a minimum, a “C” average in all academic courses or be suspended until the required criteria is met.
Respect – Players shall treat teammates, coaches, family, spectators, referees, teachers and others with honor and respect ; avoiding arguments and any form of intrusion on other’s well being.
Honesty / Integrity – Players shall exhibit honesty and integrity at all times. Players shall be of good moral character and show sincerity. Basically, players shall tell the truth and do the right thing even when no one is watching.
Conduct – Players shall conduct themselves at school and in their respective communities in a way that demonstrates and views each individual as a representative of a professional organization.
Discipline – Players shall exhibit self control and refrain from trash talking, offensive behavior, and arguing in all situations.
Timeliness – Players shall be on-time to all team events (practices, games, fund raisers, meetings, etc.)
Attention – Players shall be attentive when coaches, referees, teachers and parents try to help them better their skills whether in basketball or personal pursuits.
Character – Players shall strive to develop good character reputations and display this reputation on the basketball court, as well as, within their respective communities.
Friendliness / Words – Players shall use words that build teamwork, trust and self-esteem to encourage one another. Players shall conduct themselves in a friendly and supportive manner at all times.
Eye contact – Players shall establish eye contact with teammates, coaches, family, spectators, referees, teachers and others when speaking to them.
Hygiene – Players shall practice good personal hygiene by keeping their bodies clean and free of offensive body odor.
Team Dismissal - Yelling, profanity, cheating, stealing, laziness, tardiness, hatred, lack of self control, personal hygiene, disrespect, school grades, drug or alcohol abuse and other exhibits/signs of destructive or disruptive behavior will not be tolerated and may result in immediate dismissal from the organization.
Sportsmanship / Hustle – Players shall practice good sportsmanship. Players shall always strive to win and show humility and gracefulness in victory as well as in defeat. Players shall always put forth their best individual effort by displaying “hustle” at practice and at game time.
Community Service – Players may be asked to participate in community service through the EOTO Basketball Club or through a pre-approved organization.
Zero Tolerance Drug Policy – All players are subject to random drug testing. If a player tests positive, he/she will be IMMEDIATELY REMOVED from the EOTO Basketball Club.
PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN CODE OF CONDUCT