Essex Golf Union

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Code of Conduct for Parents / Guardians

As parents you are expected to:

Positively reinforce your child and show an interest in their chosen activity

Do not pressure your child or push them in to activities they do not want to do

Be realistic and supportive

Promote your child’s participation in playing sport for fun

Complete and return the Player Profile and Consents documents pertaining to your child’s participation in activities at Essex Golf Union

Report and update Essex Golf Union with any changes relevant to your child’s health and wellbeing

Deliver and collect your child punctually before and after coaching sessions/competitions

Ensure your child has clothing and kit appropriate to the weather conditions

Ensure you child has appropriate equipment, plus adequate food and drink

Ensure that you child understands the rules of Golf

Teach your child that they can only do their best

Ensure that your child understands their Code of Conduct

Behave responsibly; do not embarrass your child

Show appreciation and support the coaches, volunteers and staff at Essex Golf Union

Accept the decision and judgement of the officials during events and competition

As a parents/guardian you have the right to:

Be assured that your child is safeguarded during their participation in the sport

Be informed of problems or concerns relating to your child

Be informed if your child is injured

Have consent sought for issues such as trips and photography

Have any concerns about any aspect of your child’s welfare listened to and responded to

Any breaches of this code of conduct will be dealt with immediately by the Essex Golf Union. Persistent concerns or breaches may result in you being asked not to attend games if your attendance is considered detrimental to the welfare of young participants.

The ultimate action should a parent/guardian continue to breach the code of conduct may be the Essex Golf Union regrettably asking your child to leave the session, event or county team.

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