Codes of Behaviour


It is likely that your club is already engaged in good practice. However, it is essential that everyone involved in your club knows what behaviour is acceptable and what is not. This can be done through a code of conduct for those in Authority Positions (Coaches/Officials), Parentsand Young People

Your club will also need to consider and formulate guidelines relating to specific areas such as

Having a code of behaviour minimises the opportunity for children to suffer harm, seeks to protect staff and volunteers from false allegations, and informs parents of the child-centred ethos of your club. It will also ensure consistency of practice and will promote the safety, protection, enjoyment and comfort of children.