Raptors Baseball Core Values

INTEGRITY - Knowing and doing what is right, even if no one is looking

  • BE COMMITTED: Set high standards for your behavior and stick to them even in difficult situations.
  • BE COURAGEOUS: Stand up for what you believe is just and good.
  • BE HONEST: Choose words and actions that are sincere, not misleading.
  • BE DISCIPLINED: Remain dedicated and self-controlled, even when challenged.
  • BE RESILIENT: Learn from mistakes and losses; seize the opportunity to improve.

RESPECT - Treat others the way you wish to be treated

  • BE ACCEPTING: Support everyone's worth and dignity, regardless of background, abilities or beliefs.
  • BE CONSIDERATE: Always be aware of and honor others' rights and feelings.
  • BE ATTENTIVE: Be ready to learn from everyone including coaches, officials, players, opponents and other contestants.
  • BE ENCOURAGING: Demonstrate concern for the growth and development of all athletes.
  • BE APPRECIATIVE: Value the guidance of supportive parents and coaches.

RESPONSIBILITY – Embrace opportunities to contribute

  • BE HELPFUL: Understand and advance the team's goals.
  • BE CONSCIENTIOUS: Be aware and thoughtful of the choices you make.
  • BE ACCOUNTABLE: Accept that your actions impact everyone around you.
  • BE PERSEVERING: Work through difficulty and discouragement in pursuit of individual and team objectives.
  • BE RELIABLE: Prove that others can depend on you.

SPORTSMANSHIP – Bring your best to all competition

  • BE COOPERATIVE: Join teammates, opponents, coaches and officials in mutual quest for excellence.
  • BE FAIR: Compete skillfully, guided by the letter and spirit of the rules.
  • BE GRACIOUS: Savor the challenge of a tough competitor and meet it with your finest performance, win or lose.
  • BE HONORABLE: Respect the game and everyone's contributions.
  • BE HUMBLE: Take success in stride - share the credit.

LEADERSHIP – Inspire passion and motivation to others

  • BE EMPOWERING: Inspire and help others to grow, succeed and lead.
  • BE VISIONARY: Raise expectations for yourself and the team.
  • BE INTERCONNECTED: Recognize the vital link between individual effort and group achievement.
  • BE GENEROUS: Freely contribute hard work and support to reach the team's goals.
  • BE ENERGETIC: Initiate action - do what needs to be done.

Violations or Misrepresentations of the Raptors Baseball Core Values may result in, but are not limited to:

  • Warning
  • Suspension
  • Expulsion

All suspensions and expulsions will be made at the Raptors Athletics Executive Board level.

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