The ODMHA code of discipline, Item 9.0 c) of the ODMHA handbook, defines the Coach’s role pertaining to suspensions. The following explains this procedure in District 4.
House League Teams Must
Report any code of discipline offence that results in the player/official being removed from the game and confirm the discipline (if any ) to be assessed (number of games to be served).
You must also report any code of discipline offence to the APMHA Director of Discipline and Appeals: Adrienne McEwen
by email at email@example.com.
AND follow the procedures described in details on the District 4 website (Link Below):
You can report Suspensions On-Line via the District 4 Website REPORTING SUSPENSIONS
Harassment of Official – District 4 Discipline (voted on Nov 10th 2009 - District 4 Meeting)
For Harassment of Official (M20; GM31) where there is obscene, profane or abusive language or gestures to any person as indicated in the referee’s report in the GIR, the following to be applied in addition the discipline outlined in the ODMHA Code of Discipline.
üReport to association President to address.
üPresident reports back that this has been discussed with the individual (player/coach).Individual verbally agrees to control his/her language during the game.
üProvide a District 4 warning letter to the association President for use when discussing with the player.
üIndividual (player/coach) signs letter along with the association representative to acknowledge receipt and agreement to show respect to others in the game at all times.
üPlayer receives a ONE meaningful game suspension; and
üIndividual (player/coach) appears before a District 4 Hearing panel explain his/her actions and for the panel to determine further discipline based on the incident history.