All content posted to SoCal League accounts must be in compliance with the Code of Conduct outlined in the SoCal League Rulebook, The Social Media Policy posted below and The NICA Electronic and Virtual Communication Guidelines (see below). Content that is deemed to be inappropriate will be removed without warning at the discretion of League Staff. Users who repeatedly post inappropriate content may have their account banned temporarily or permanently and depending upon severity may face administrative action.
Social Media: No student-athlete, coach, head coach, team director, league director, league employee or any other member of the NICA Community shall be required to open or maintain a social media account or otherwise use social media to participate in any NICA activity or event (unless specifically required within that individual’s written job description). While use of social media in the NICA Community is permitted, it is not to be required. NICA Policy, Rules Codes of Conduct, NICA handbook, NICA Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies and NICA Guide to Electronic Communications are hereby incorporated in this policy by reference and shall govern all social media communications or other activities. A violation of any incorporated references on social media shall be a basis for appropriate disciplinary action. References to Guidelines and Standards: If using social media, email and/or other electronic or virtual communications, NICA’s Electronic and Virtual Communications Guidelines apply year-round.