Players, coaches, officials, parents and spectators are to conduct themselves in a manner that "Honors the Game" and demonstrates respect to other players, coaches, officials, parents, spectators and fans.
Please visit US Lacrosse to view the full Code of Conduct that is recognized and followed by WWLOA.
US Lacrosse has prepared a Women’s Game Official Manual to assist officials in their pursuit of officiating excellence. This manual provides the following guidance to officials regarding coaches’ conduct:
WWLOA respectfully requests coaches be aware of and comply fully
with these guidelines.
Coaches and officials should have a common goal of maintaining
the spirit of the game while ensuring safe and legal play.
These goals can be achieved by professional, competent and
respectful behavior by both coaches and officials.
WWLOA recognizes that women’s lacrosse players are allowed to play with passion, speed and intensity. At the same time, WWLOA reminds players that their conduct on the field should comply with the rules. The rules that govern women’s lacrosse identify actions by players that constitute misconduct. These are:
This type of behavior by a player is considered a misconduct foul and subject to issuance of a card by an official.
Parents and fans are an important part of women’s lacrosse. These individuals not only provide encouragement at games, but they often provide critical support to teams and individual players. WWLOA encourages spectator attendance and enthusiasm at games. At the same time, WWLOA reminds spectators that their behavior should be respectful and consistent with the rules.
The rules for women’s lacrosse include the following requirements pertaining to spectators: