MUSKOKA PARRY SOUND LOCAL LEAGUE ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM
(MPSLL Accountability Form.pdf)
To encourage players to play within the rules of the game
To encourage players to play with respect for themselves and their opponents
To ensure the well being of all players, game officials and team staff
Upon reaching any penalty plateau the player is suspended indefinitely from league play until the required meeting has taken place and report submitted.
NOVICE, ATOM, PEEWEE
…30 PIM – head coach, staff member, player and parent
…50 PIM – head coach, staff member, player, parent & Association Executive member (LL Rep)
…75 PIM –head coach, player, parent, Association Executive member (LL Rep), League Executive member (Chair or designate), OMHA LL Convenor.
…40…PIM – head coach, staff member, player and parent
…75…PIM – head coach, staff member, player, parent and Association Executive member (LL Rep)
.100…PIM – head coach, player, parent, Association Executive member (LL Rep), League Executive member (Chair or designate), OMHA LL Convenor.
Each team playing in the MPS LL shall record AND SEND TO THE STATISTICIAN, a list of all penalties and corresponding minutes incurred by every rostered and AP’d player during regular season and playoffs. The STATISTICIAN shall keep a running total of PENALTY MINUTES FOR each player and report to the LL Board at their monthly meeting BEGINNING IN NOVEMBER.
Meetings with players shall be held in private at a mutually set time with a minimum of all parties listed above.
To interview each player that reaches the PIM totals RELATING TO HIS DIVISION
To educate the player on how many PIM he has accumulated and the impact it has on their team
To re-enforce the consequences that may result from inappropriate behavior
To gain a commitment from the player to reduce incidents of poor behavior
To give warning to the player that disciplinary action will commence if poor behavior persists
To assess the player and determine if he is a threat to others
To create an action plan to assist the player in reducing the incidents of inappropriate behavior
To further discipline the player if necessary
METHOD: (all penalty minutes are counted, minor (2), major (5), game/gross misconducts (10))
…30 or 40….PIM – the Head Coach shall facilitate the meeting and send a written report to the LL Rep, LL Chair, Secretary and OMHA LL Convenor
…50 or 75….PIM – Association Executive member shall facilitate the meeting, report to their Board and forward a written report to the LL Chair, Secretary and OMHA LL Convenor.
.75 or 100….PIM – the OMHA LL Convenorshall facilitate the meeting and following the meeting, in conjunction with the LL Board, shall determine if the player can return to play or be suspended for the balance of the season.
The initial meeting shall open with an explanation that it is the policy of the MPS LL to interview each player who has exceeded pre-determined penalty minute totals. The interview is to ask questions regarding the number of penalty minutes incurred and the type and nature of the penalties; there is concern with the increased risk of injury to others based on the amount of penalty minutes.
A list of infractions and suspensions shall be reviewed with the player.
Based on the answers provided and the attitude of the player, the committee holding the meeting will decide if the player may be or has been a threat to others and requires immediate discipline or are satisfied that an action plan and goal to reduce penalties is sufficient.