Code of Conduct Children and Young People

As a child or young person under 18 years, I have the right to :

  • Be safe and protected
  • Be listened to
  • Be respected and treated fairly
  • Be believed
  • Ask for help
  • Be coached by someone who has the right qualifications

As a young athlete I will respect the code of conduct and I will:

  • treat others with the same respect and fairness that I wish to receive
  • Keep myself safe
  • Tell my coach if I am ill or injured
  • inform my coach of any other coaching I am receiving
  • show patience with and respect diversity in others
  • Compete fairly and respect other athletes and officials
  • Respect Club rules
  • Listen to all instructions from my coach and officials
  • Take care of equipment used or owned by the club
  • Not use bad language or take part in inappropriate or illegal behaviour
  • Not bully anyone or pressure them into doing things they do not want to, including online
  • Anticipate and be responsible for my own needs including being organised, having the appropriate equipment and being on time
  • notify a responsible adult if I have to go somewhere (why, where and when I will return)
  • not respond if someone seeks private information, unrelated to athletics e.g. home / school life
  • Not carry or consume alcohol or illegal substances
  • Use safe transport or travel arrangements
  • speak out immediately if anything makes me concerned or uncomfortable (telling parents / carers and /or the Club Welfare Officer) or if a club mate has suffered from misconduct by someone else.
  • Report any accidental injury, distress, misunderstanding or misinterpretation to my parents/carers and/or the Club Welfare officer as soon as possible.
  • I understand that if I do not follow this code of conduct my parent/carer will be informed and action can be taken by my Club

Kilbarchan Amateur Athletic Club is based in the county of Renfrewshire approx. 12 miles south west of Glasgow Follow us on Twitter @kilbarchanaac