NOTES FOR PARENTS CARERS COACHES AND MANAGERS
- – You are expected to abide by the general rules of the competitions and matches, our code of conduct for cricketers and by the following rules
- – All members must play cricket within the laws and in the spirit of the game.
- – All members must respect colleagues and officials. Do not make derogatory comments or gestures about your team or opponents. Never try to intimidate the opposition by threats or excessive triumphalism.
- – Be polite to umpires and respect their decision. Do not show dissent! Do not throw tantrums and throw cricket bats. Such behaviours invites sanctions from club officials.
- – Members should keep to agreed timings for practice and matches and inform team manager or captains ASAP if they cannot play or going to be late.
- – All players must wear the appropriate kit.
- – All players are required to use a helmet.
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS
- – Encourage your child to learn the law of the game and to play within the spirit of those laws.
- – Discourage unfair play and disputes with officials/coaches.
- – Help your child to recognise good performance and not just results.
- – Set a good example by recognising fair play and by applauding the good performance by all.
- – Never punish or belittle a child for losing or making mistakes.
- – Publicly accept the judgement of officials without argument or comment.
- – Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy cricket and to develop within it.
- – Use correct and proper language at all times. Abusive language and behaviour will not be tolerated.
- – Do not forget, children are involved in organised sport for their enjoyment.
THE COMPETITION/TEAM ORGANISER WILL
- – Act as first point of contact for reporting child welfare and protection concerns.
- – Help and safeguard young people by assisting in the promotion of the welfare of young people policy.
- – To be a source of advice and information within the competition/matches.
- – To uphold confidentiality, as far as practical in all Child Protection matters.
- – To liaise with the club welfare officer when appropriate and the club welfare officer to liaise with the county welfare officer if necessary.