Code of Conduct for Parents/Carers

Parents and Carers should:

  • Remember that our coaches always place the athlete’s welfare and safety above the development of performance.
  • Talk to club staff about any questions they may have.
  • Treat our coaches courteously.
  • Respect the knowledge of the coaches.
  • Place their child’s welfare and safety above the desire for short term success.
  • Develop appropriate working relationships with coaches, based on mutual respect and trust.
  • Not exert undue pressure on their child to be ‘first’/ gain PBs etc.
  • Before making private arrangements with other coaches regarding extra training, should discuss their child’s needs with his /her coach. Our coaching coordinator will arrange suitable coaches with regard to a child’s best long-term interests.
  • Ensure that they have all the necessary details when their child is going to an away match.
  • Reinforce the clubs policies on safety and fair play.
  • Ensure that their child understand the club’s safety procedures.
  • If parents or children are unhappy about anything, talk to us.