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Code of Conduct for Young People
NAME OF CLUB
NAME OF CLUB is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all its
members. The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators
and parents associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and
understanding for the safety and welfare of others. Therefore, members are encouraged
to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have
about any aspect of the club with NAME AND POSITION.
Sports clubs for young people should offer a positive experience where they can learn
new things in a safe and positive environment.
As a member of NAME OF CLUB, you are expected to abide by the following junior code
of practice:
CHILDREN/YOUNG PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED TO:
Be loyal and give their friends a second chance.
Be friendly and particularly welcoming to new members.
Be supportive and committed to other team members, offer comfort when
required.
Not get involved in inappropriate peer pressure and push others into something
they do not want to do.
Keep within the defined boundary of the playing/coaching area.
Behave and listen to all instructions from the coach. Play within the rules and
respect the official and their decisions.
Take care of equipment owned by the club.
All members must respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants
regardless of age, gender, ability, race, cultural background or religious beliefs or
sexual identity.
Refrain from the use of bad language or racial/sectarian references. This
includes bullying using new technologies like chat-rooms or texting.
Refrain from bullying or persistent use of rough and dangerous play.
Members should keep to agreed timings for training and competitions or inform
their coach or team manager if they are going to be late.
Members must wear suitable kit – LIST COMPULSORY ITEMS – for training and
match sessions, as agreed with the coach/team manager.
Members must pay any fees for training or events promptly.
Junior members are not allowed to smoke on club premises or whilst
representing the club at competitions.
Junior members are not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on the
club premises or whilst representing the club.
Show respect to other youth members/leaders and show team spirit.
Keep themselves safe.
Report inappropriate behaviour or risky situations for youth members.
Play fairly and be trustworthy.
Respect officials and accept decisions.
Show appropriate loyalty and be gracious in defeat.
Code of Conduct for Young People
NAME OF CLUB
NAME OF CLUB is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all its
members. The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators
and parents associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and
understanding for the safety and welfare of others. Therefore, members are encouraged
to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have
about any aspect of the club with NAME AND POSITION.
Sports clubs for young people should offer a positive experience where they can learn
new things in a safe and positive environment.
As a member of NAME OF CLUB, you are expected to abide by the following junior code
of practice:
CHILDREN/YOUNG PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED TO:
Be loyal and give their friends a second chance.
Be friendly and particularly welcoming to new members.
Be supportive and committed to other team members, offer comfort when
required.
Not get involved in inappropriate peer pressure and push others into something
they do not want to do.
Keep within the defined boundary of the playing/coaching area.
Behave and listen to all instructions from the coach. Play within the rules and
respect the official and their decisions.
Take care of equipment owned by the club.
All members must respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants
regardless of age, gender, ability, race, cultural background or religious beliefs or
sexual identity.
Refrain from the use of bad language or racial/sectarian references. This
includes bullying using new technologies like chat-rooms or texting.
Refrain from bullying or persistent use of rough and dangerous play.
Members should keep to agreed timings for training and competitions or inform
their coach or team manager if they are going to be late.
Members must wear suitable kit – LIST COMPULSORY ITEMS – for training and
match sessions, as agreed with the coach/team manager.
Members must pay any fees for training or events promptly.
Junior members are not allowed to smoke on club premises or whilst
representing the club at competitions.
Junior members are not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on the
club premises or whilst representing the club.
Show respect to other youth members/leaders and show team spirit.
Keep themselves safe.
Report inappropriate behaviour or risky situations for youth members.
Play fairly and be trustworthy.
Respect officials and accept decisions.
Show appropriate loyalty and be gracious in defeat.
Challenge or report the bullying of your peers.
Respect opponents.
Not cheat or be violent/aggressive.
Not use violence.
Make your club a fun place to be.
CHILDREN/YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO:
Be safe and happy in their chosen activity.
Be listened to.
Be respected and treated fairly.
Privacy.
Enjoy your sport in a protective environment.
Be referred to professional help if needed.
Be protected from abuse by other member or outside sources.
Participate on an equal basis, appropriate to their ability.
Experience competition and the desire to win.
Be believed.
Ask for help.
Any misdemeanours and general misbehaviour will be addressed by the immediate
coach and reported verbally to the designated person. Persistent misbehaviour will
result in dismissal from the club/sport. Parents will be informed at all stages.
Dismissals can be appealed by the coach/volunteer with final decisions taken by the club
committee or referred to the governing body depending on the disciplinary procedures
within the sport.
Signature of Young Person _________________________________
Printed name Young person _________________________________
Signature of Parent/Guardian ________________________________
Printed name of Parent/Guardian _____________________________
Date: _______________
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