Code of Conduct for Athletes

As a member of Croydon Athletics Academy, athletes are expected to abide by the following athlete code of practice. Athletes are expected to:
·         Be friendly and welcoming to athletes, particularly to new members.
·         Behave and listen to all instructions from the coaches.
·         Take care of equipment owned by the club.
·         Show respect to other athletes, coaches and officials.
·         Make coaches aware of any injuries as soon as possible.
·         Report inappropriate behaviour.
·         Make the club a fun place to be.

Athletes have a right to:
·         Be safe and happy in their chosen activity.
·         Participate on an equal basis, appropriate to their ability.
·         Experience competition and the desire to win.

Codes of conduct for Parents/Guardians

Parent/ Guardian support is vital to ensuring your child gets the most out of Croydon athletics Academy sessions.  Parents/Guardians are expected to:

•        Deliver and collect the child punctually to and from coaching sessions.
•        Inform coaches of their child’s current injuries or medical conditions prior to sessions
•        Ensure their child is properly and adequately attired for the weather conditions of the time E.g. warm and waterproof clothing during the winter for in between activities
•        Promote their child’s participation in playing sport for fun.

 Parents/Guardians have the right to:
•        Know their child is safe.
•        Be informed of problems or concerns relating to their children.
•        Be informed if their child is injured during a Croydon Athletics Academy session.