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Parents Code Of Conduct

       Parents and Guardians are expected to:

  1. Ensure that any changes in the condition of your child’s health should be reported to the coach prior to coaching sessions. Ensure the club has the current emergency contact details for you and another responsible adult.

  2. Deliver and collect your child punctually to and from the coaching session/event. Please inform a member of the committee or coaching staff if there is an unavoidable problem.  The club is unable to act as a ‘babysitting service’.

  3. Inform the coach before a session if your child is to be collected early from a coaching session/event and if so, by whom.

  4. Ensure your child is properly and adequately attired for the training session/event, including all required equipment, appropriate clothing for possible weather changes and all relevant training kit.

  5. Encourage your child to obey rules and teach them that they can only do their best.  Do not force your child to participate in any session/event.

  6. Behave responsibly as a spectator at training/events and treat coaches; officials; team managers; committee members and spectators of yours and other clubs with due respect, meeting the UKA commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

  7. Ensure that YOU do not use language that could be interpreted as offensive to others within the club/competition environment.

  8. Ensure your child’s nutritional needs are met, listen to the advice offered by the coach in relation to what food and hydration is required.

  9. Raise any concerns you have in an appropriate manner, details of the clubs Welfare Officer can be found on your club website

 10.Not enter the competition area unless requested to do so.

 11.Arrange a suitable time with the coach if you wish to have a discussion. When         dealing with your child’s coach, treat the coach with respect and in the same

      manner, as you would wish to be treated.

12.Most of all help your child enjoy the sport to the best of their ability, ultimately,

     be Safe and have Fun!

N.B. Sanctions for the breach of the code by a parent/guardian may include a verbal/written warning or suspension from attending club 

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