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 English Table Tennis Association 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:    10th December 2013  

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