Zero Tolerance Policy for FMYSA League Play (including TEBA & Interlock)
1. FMYSA has ZERO TOLERANCE for: Threats, Abusive Language, or Out of Control Behavior by any of its members (players, parents, family members, fans, assistant coaches or head coaches) towards any league official (umpires, tournament officials, etc.), league volunteers or employees, other league members, Town of Flower Mound officials or employees, or opposing teams (players, coaches, fans). NOTE: Same policy applies for “away games.”
a. Ejections, or Written Reports (the filing of an official Grievance) that rise to the level of: “Threats, Abusive Language, or Out of Control Behavior” will result in an Immediate Suspension from the team and all league activities.
i. Suspended persons shall not attend: Practices, Games, or any Team Activities
ii. Umpires are required to report such behavior and must report ALL ejections
iii. A detailed investigation will follow by the Zero Tolerance Committee (the committee is comprised of the League President/UIC, the appropriate League VP, and the General Manager) with interviews of witnessing and/or involved parties
iv. Initial Suspension Period is 10-days (while the investigation takes place)
b. Reinstatement Procedure.
i. Requires an in-person meeting with the Zero Tolerance Committee (and potentially the Age Group Director and HC if the suspended person is an assistant coach or parent, etc.)
ii. If approved for reinstatement, the length of suspension will be determined as a result of the reinstatement meeting and would be one of these options:
a. 10-days (minimum, even if the investigation and committee meeting take less than 10-days)
c. 1-season (remainder of)
d. If not approved for reinstatement for the season, a permanent suspension may be issued
iii. The suspended person (receiving a 1-season or permanent suspension) may appear before the full FMYSA Board (at the next scheduled board meeting) if they wish to plead their case to reduce their suspension.