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If you feel in any way that others within the club are not following these codes of conduct then contact the \u003ca href=\"mailto:Bracknellwelfare1@gmail.com\"\u003eclub welfare officers\u003c/a\u003e\u0026nbsp;(Kate Sillett/Rachel McClay)\u0026nbsp;as soon as possible.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eCode of Conduct for Athletics Clubs\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAs a responsible Athletics Club we will:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAdopt national welfare policies and procedures, adhere to the codes of conduct and respond to any suspected breaches in accordance with the Welfare Procedures\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAppoint a welfare officer, preferably two, one male and one female, and ensure that they are provided with appropriate training to act as a first point of contact for concerns about welfare issues\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEnsure that all staff and volunteers operating within the club environment hold the appropriate qualifications and have undertaken the appropriate checks e.g. CRB//Disclosure Scotland, licences, qualifications such as massage, sports nutrition etc\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEnsure that coaches, technical officials and club officers attend recommended training in welfare and safeguarding and protecting children as appropriate.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLiaise appropriately with parents/persons with parental responsibility, officials, coaches, sports scientists, national governing bodies and other relevant people/organisations to ensure that good practice is maintained\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEnsure that information is available at the club and to all club officers, team managers, coaches and officials regarding contact details for local social services, the police and the NSPCC\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEnsure that club officers and volunteers always act responsibly and set an example to others including younger members\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRespect the rights, dignity and worth of every club member and others involved in athletics and treat everyone equally.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConsistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eChallenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePlace the welfare and safety of the athlete above other considerations including the development of performance\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReport any suspected misconduct by club officials, coaches, technical officials or other people involved in athletics to the Club, Regional, National or UKA welfare officer as soon as possible.\u003c/li\u003e\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eCode of Conduct for Coaches\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAs a responsible athletics Coach you will:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRespect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete and others involved in athletics and treat everyone equally.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePlace the welfare and safety of the athlete above the development of performance\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBe appropriately qualified including obtaining CRB clearance, update your licence and education as and when required by UKA and adhere to the terms of the coaching licence\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEnsure that activities you direct or guide are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of the individual athlete\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cem\u003eEnsure that activities you direct or guide allow the athlete to meet their goals and support them in exploring other groups/events if they wish to develop further in consultation with the coaches of the groups involved\u003c/em\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAt the outset clarify with athletes (and where appropriate, with parents or carers) exactly what it is that is expected of them and what athletes are entitled to expect from you\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever try to recruit, either overtly or covertly, athletes who are already receiving coaching. If approached by an athlete receiving coaching refer immediately to the coach currently providing coaching support.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTry to observe a recommended maximum ratio of 1 coach to 12 athletes at a training session or work in partnership with another coach/coaching assistant.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCooperate fully with others involved in the sport such as technical officials, team managers, other coaches, doctors, physiotherapists, sport scientists and representatives of the governing body in the best interests of the athlete\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConsistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEncourage and guide athletes to accept responsibility for their own performance and behaviour\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDevelop appropriate working relationships with athletes based on mutual trust and respect, especially with those athletes under \u003cstrong\u003e18 years\u003c/strong\u003e or vulnerable adults\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDo not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eA coach \u003cstrong\u003eMUST\u003c/strong\u003e strictly maintain a clear boundary between friendship and intimacy with athletes and do not conduct inappropriate relationships with athletes. Relationship with athletes can cause significant problems for other team members, raising concerns of favouritism and/or victimisation should the relationship later end.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIn particular, you \u003cstrong\u003eMUST NOT\u003c/strong\u003e allow an intimate personal relationship to develop between yourself and any athlete aged under 18 years. Any violation of this could result in a coach licence being withdrawn. It may also be a criminal offence to conduct a relationship with an athlete aged under 16 years. It may also be a violation of your coaching licence to form an intimate personal relationship with a vulnerable adult coached by you.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIt is \u003cstrong\u003estrongly recommended\u003c/strong\u003e that you do not allow intimate relationships to develop between yourself and athletes coached by you aged over 18 years.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAs a responsible coach, when participating in or attending any athletics activities, including training/coaching sessions and competition events you will:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAct with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behaviour including behaviour that is dangerous to yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eChallenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBe aware that your attitude and behaviour directly affects the behaviour of athletes under your supervision\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid destructive behaviour and leave athletics venues as you find them\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNot carry or consume alcohol to excess and/or illegal substances.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid carrying any items that could be dangerous to yourself or others excluding athletics equipment used in the course of your athletics activity\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIn addition, coaches should follow these guidelines on best coaching practice, in particular with young athletes or with vulnerable adults\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid critical language or actions, such as sarcasm which could undermine an athlete’s self esteem.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid spending time alone with young athletes unless clearly in the view of others to protect both yourself and the young athlete. In special circumstances, for example when coaching elite young athletes, one to one coaching sessions may form part of the required training schedule. In this circumstance, parental/guardian consent must be sought and obtained prior to sessions taking place. The coach must inform the parent/guardian of the venue for training and an emergency contact number should by provided by both the coach and parent/guardian.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid taking young athletes alone in your car\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever invite a young athlete alone into your home\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever share a bedroom with a child\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAlways explain why and ask for consent before touching an athlete\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEnsure that parents/carers know and have given consent before taking a young athlete away from the usual training venue\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWork in same-sex pairs if supervising changing areas\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRespect the right of young athletes to an independent life outside of athletics\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReport any accidental injury, distress, misunderstanding or misinterpretation to the parents/carers and club Welfare officer as soon as possible.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReport any suspected misconduct by other coaches or other people involved in athletics to the Club, Regional, National or UKA welfare officer as soon as possible\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eCode of Conduct for Technical Officials\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAs a responsible technical official you will:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRespect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete and others involved in athletics and treat everyone equally.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePlace the welfare and safety of the athlete above the development of performance\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBe appropriately qualified including obtaining CRB clearance, update your licence and education as and when required by UKA and adhere to the terms of the technical officials licence\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eKeep up to date with any changes in the relevant competition rules and seek the advice of others if necessary\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEnsure that activities you direct or guide are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of the individual athlete\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAt the outset clarify with athletes (and where appropriate, with parents or carers) exactly what it is that is expected of them and what athletes are entitled to expect from you\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCooperate fully with others involved in the sport such as other technical officials, competition providers/organisers, team managers, coaches, and representatives of the governing body in the provision of fair and equitable conditions for the conduct of athletics events under the relevant rules of competition.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAct in a decisive, objective but friendly manner in your interaction with other officials, athletes, coaches and spectators and carry out your duties in an efficient and non-abrasive manner.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConsistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever smoke whilst officiating or consume alcoholic beverages to a degree that it affects your ability or competence to undertake your officiating duties.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBe fully prepared for the officiating task that is assigned to you\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDress appropriately, to the standard and nature of the competition as outlined by the relevant officials committee\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eArrive in good time for the competition and report to the official in charge\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConduct the event in accordance with the rules and with due respect to the welfare of the athlete\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWork in a spirit of cooperation with other officials and do not interfere with their responsibilities\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOffer guidance and support to less experienced officials whenever appropriate\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEncourage and guide athletes to accept responsibility for their own performance and behaviour\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDevelop appropriate working relationships with athletes based on mutual trust and respect, especially with those athletes under 18 years or with vulnerable adults\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDo not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eA Technical Official \u003cstrong\u003eMUST\u003c/strong\u003e strictly maintain a clear boundary between friendship and intimacy with athletes and do not conduct inappropriate relationships with athletes. Relationship with athletes can cause significant problems for other athletes, coaches and team members, raising concerns of favouritism and/or victimisation should the relationship later end.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIn particular, you \u003cstrong\u003eMUST NOT\u003c/strong\u003e allow an intimate personal relationship to develop between yourself and any athlete aged under \u003cstrong\u003e18 years\u003c/strong\u003e. Any violation of this could result in a technical official’s licence being withdrawn. It may also be a criminal offence to conduct a relationship with an athlete aged under 16 years. It may also be a violation of your technical officials licence to form an intimate personal relationship with a vulnerable adult judged/officiated by you\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIt is also strongly recommended that you do not allow intimate relationships to develop between yourself and athletes judged by you aged over 18 years.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAs a responsible Technical Official, when participating in or attending any athletics activities, including training/coaching sessions and competition events you will:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAct with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behaviour including behaviour that is dangerous to yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eChallenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid destructive behaviour and leave athletics venues as you find them\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNot carry or consume alcohol to excess and/or illegal substances.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid carrying any items that could be dangerous to yourself or others excluding athletics equipment used in the course of your athletics activity\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIn addition, technical officials should follow these guidelines on best practice, in particular with young athletes or vulnerable adults\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid critical language or actions, such as sarcasm which could undermine an athlete’s self esteem.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid spending time alone with young athletes unless clearly in the view of others\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid taking young athletes alone in your car\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever invite a young athlete alone into your home\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever share a bedroom with a child\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAlways explain why and ask for consent before touching an athlete\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEnsure that parents/carers know and have given consent before taking a young athlete away from the usual training venue\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWork in same-sex pairs if supervising changing areas\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRespect the right of young athletes to an independent life outside of athletics\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReport any accidental injury, distress, misunderstanding or misinterpretation to the parents/carers and Club/Regional/National or UKA Welfare officer as soon as possible.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReport any suspected misconduct by other technical officials, coaches or other people involved in athletics to the Club, Regional, National or UKA welfare officer as soon as possible\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eCode of Conduct for Athletes\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAs a responsible athlete you will:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRespect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete, coach, technical official and others involved in athletics and treat everyone equally.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUphold the same values of sportsmanship off the field as you do when engaged in athletics\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCooperate fully with others involved in the sport such as coaches, technical officials, team managers, doctors, physiotherapists, sport scientists and representatives of the governing body in the best interests of the yourself and other athletes\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConsistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAnticipate and be responsible for your own needs including being organised, having the appropriate equipment and being on time\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eInform your coach of any other coaching that you are seeking or receiving\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cem\u003eIf you want to change groups, you should speak to your current coach as a matter of\u003c/em\u003e \u003cem\u003ecourtesy. If you would like support with this please contact the welfare officers who can advise you \u003c/em\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAlways thank the coaches and officials who enable you to participate in athletics\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAs a responsible Athlete, when participating in or attending any athletics activities, including training/coaching sessions and competition events you will:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAct with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behaviour including behaviour that is dangerous to yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eChallenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid destructive behaviour and leave athletics venues as you find them\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNot carry or consume alcohol to excess and/or illegal substances.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAvoid carrying any items that could be dangerous to yourself or others excluding athletics equipment used in the course of your athletics activity\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIn addition, athletes, especially young athletes and vulnerable adults, should follow these guidelines on safe participation in athletics.\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNotify a responsible adult if you have to go somewhere (why, where and when you will return)\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDo not respond if someone seeks private information unrelated to athletics such as personal information, home life information\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eStrictly maintain boundaries between friendship and intimacy with a coach or technical official\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever accept lifts in cars or invitations into homes on your own without the prior knowledge and consent of your parent/carer\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUse safe transport or travel arrangements\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReport any accidental injury, distress, misunderstanding or misinterpretation to your parents/carers and club Welfare officer as soon as possible.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eReport any suspected misconduct by coaches or other people involved in athletics to the club welfare officer as soon as possible\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eCode of Conduct for parents/people with parental responsibility\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAs a responsible parent/person with parental responsibility or other supporter you will\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRespect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete, coach, technical official and others involved in athletics and treat everyone equally\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCooperate fully with others involved in the sport such as coaches, technical officials, team managers, doctors, physiotherapists, sport scientists and representatives of the governing body in the best interests of the athlete\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eConsistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNever place undue pressure on children to perform, participate or 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