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Code of Conduct for parents and carers

Finchampstead Cricket Club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all its Youth members. If you have any concerns or complaints about any aspect of our club, please share them with either your team manager or Karen Jackson our Child Welfare Officer.

  • Encourage your child to learn the rules and play within them
  • Discourage unfair play and arguing with officials
  • Help your child to recognise good performance, not just results
  • Never force your child to take part in sport
  • Set a good example by recognising fair play and applauding the good performances of all
  • Never punish or belittle a child for losing or making mistakes
  • Publicly accept officials’ judgements
  • Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy their sport
  • Use correct and proper language at all times
  • Ensure that any subscriptions, any match fees or fees for extra coaching sessions are paid promptly
  • When collecting your child on match days or after training sessions, please do not enter the changing rooms
  • Ensure that any prescribed medication needed by your child is readily available at coaching sessions and matches
  • If there is an issue that concerns either your child or yourself, please raise it with the appropriate club official
  • Try to encourage your child to take some responsibility for their cricket by asking them to pack their own bag, check that they have collected all their kit from the changing room etc
  • Ensure your child adheres to the Junior Club Rules and Code of Conduct

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