CYBA, Columbia Youth Basketball serves youth grades 1st through 12th grade in Columbia Missouri. We are a recreational league and are partnered with Columbia parks and recreation and Columbia Public Schools.

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Responsibilities of Players & Coaches

Responsibilities of Players & Coaches
  1. Treat all teammates and opponents with respect and dignity.
  2. Obey all team and league rules
  3. Give undivided attention to instruction of techniques, skills, and drills.
  4. Always practice and play with a clear mind.
  5. Report all injuries to the coach for further medical evaluation.
  6. Discourage rule violation  by teammates or opponents.
  7. Play under emotional control at all times.
  8. Avoid aggressive acts of self-destruction.
  9. Compliment good performances of teammates and opponent.
  10. Return to play when an injury is completely rehabilitated.
  11. Show up at all practices and notify the coach if you are unable to attend.
Players And Coaches' Responsibilities To The Referee

B - Be understanding when a referee makes a decision.
A - Accepting the decisions of the referee show you are growing up.
S - Show the referee the same respect you'd want if you had the job.
K - Keep your emotions under control.
E - Don't Embarrass your coach and team by abusing the referee.
T - The referee has a Thankless task--don't make it harder for him or her.
B - Bad calls are rare and are not the reason a team loses the game.
A - Attempt to understand why the referee made a call--even when you disagree.
L - Remember, the referees carry a heavy Load when it comes to making instant decision.
L - Don't be a double Loser because you blame the referee instead of your own failures when your team loses a game.

Coaches' Responsibilities To Players
  1. Develop various sport skills.
  2. Learn how to cooperate and compete.
  3. Develop sense of achievement, which leads to positive self image.
  4. Develop an interest in and desire to continue participation in sports during adulthood.
  5. Develop independence.
  6. Develop social skills.
  7. Learn to understand and express emotion, imagination and appreciation for what the body can do.
  8. Develop speed, strength, endurance, coordination, flexibility and agility.
  9. Develop leadership skills.
  10. Learn to make decisions and accept responsibilities.
  11. You are more than a coach, you are a role model in not only your teaching of skills but by your interactions with players, parents, referees, and other coaches.