Code of practice for club officials and volunteers


The essence of good ethical conduct and practice is summarised below.

All volunteers must:

  •      Consider the well-being and safety of participants before the development of performance.
  •      Develop an appropriate working relationship with participants, based on mutual trust and respect.
  •      Make sure all activities are appropriate to the age, ability and experience of those taking part.
  •      Promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play).
  •      Display consistently high standards of behaviour and appearance.
  •      Follow all guidelines laid down by the Table Tennis England and the club.
  •      Hold appropriate valid qualifications and insurance cover.
  •      Never exert undue influence over performers to obtain personal benefit or reward.
  •      Never condone rule violations, rough play or the use of prohibited substances.
  •      Encourage participants to value their performances and not Just results.
  •      Encourage and guide participants to accept responsibility for their own performance and behaviour.


Code of Practice for club officials and volunteers - Adopted in Club Committee Meeting minutes


Signed:    Dennis Gibbs    Club Chairman                 Dated:    11th Feb 2018


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