The City of Mebane follows NCDHHS guidance for youth sport programs. The Winter 2021-22 Athletic Programs Covid-19 Policy covers requirements and recommendations for athletes, coaches, officials, and spectators.
Youth protection policy
The City's Youth Protection Policy provides practices that will protect youth from incidents of misconduct or inappropriate behavior. All adults working with youth under the age of 18 at any City sponsored events are expected to read, understand, agree to, and abide by this policy.
Concussion management program
The City adopted a Concussion Management policy to provide safe practices that will protect youth from the potential for serious complications from concussions. The policy outlines guidelines for parents, coaches, and staff in dealing with possible concussions. These are general guidelines and must not be used in place of a proper medical examination. All participants must read and agree to this policy when they register for programs.
To minimize risk to young athletes, the City of Mebane adheres to the Alamance Parks Heat Policy for Youth Athletics. This policy says how often water breaks should occur based on heat and humidity levels.
Parent code of ethics
Parents must agree to the Parent Code of Ethics at time of registration.
Coach code of ethics
Coaches must agree to the Coach Code of Ethics.
The City of Mebane is dedicated to the protection of our young athletes. All coaches must complete a background check before stepping on the field/court with the participants. The City uses BIB as the exclusive background check provide, a company that is endorsed by NRPA as their official provider.