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Faith based education through sport

District 8 Athletic Association administers secondary school sports servicing the Catholic and Independent high schools the Waterloo Region. It is a member of Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association and the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations.

Currently District 8 is made up of eight catholic and independent secondary schools within the Waterloo Region. They include:

District 8 – Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics for Student‐Athletes

  • I will respect student‐athletes, coaches, officials, and spectators.

  • I am a student first and athletics is an extension of my educational experience.

  • I am committed to striving for excellence with integrity and sportsmanship.

  • I will communicate in a positive way.

  • I am grateful to be a student‐athlete, and I will win with dignity and lose with grace.

Code of Ethics for Coaches

  • I will respect student‐athletes, coaches, officials, and spectators.

  • I will act in the best interest of the team while developing the student-athlete as a whole person.

  • I will teach my student‐athletes to play fair and to respect the rules, officials, and opponents.

  • I will be generous with praise and constructive feedback.

  • I will encourage and model integrity and sportsmanship.

Code of Ethics for Spectators

  • I will respect student‐athletes, coaches, officials, and spectators.

  • I will remember that student‐athletes play sports for their own enjoyment and as an extension of their educational experience.

  • I will cheer in a positive manner.

  • I will respect the area of play.

  • I will respect the decisions of the official.