Heatons Sports Club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all its members. 

The Club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents associated with the Club should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others. 

Members and Parents are encouraged to be honest at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have about any aspect of the Club with the Club Welfare Officer – who may be contacted by email on admin@heatonsports.com .

As a junior member you are expected to abide by the following code of conduct:

1. Play for the fun of it, not just to please your parents.

2. Play within the rules and respect officials and their decisions. Never argue with officials about their decisions, control your temper at all times.

3. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants, coaches, teammates, managers, opponents, and referees regardless of age, gender, ability, race, cultural background, religious beliefs or sexual identity.

4. Keep to agreed timings for training and competitions and inform your coach or team manager if you are unavailable or are going to be late.

5. Wear suitable kit, footwear and protective clothing as set out by each section for training and match sessions.

6. Pay any fees for training or events promptly.

7. Be a good sport by cheering all good plays, whether made by your team or your opponent’s.

8. Concentrate on playing and affecting the outcome of the game with your best effort. Remember the goal of any sport is to have fun, improve skills and feel good. Don’t be a “show off”.

9. Respect and co-operate with your coaches, teammates, opponents, managers and officials. Do not make derogatory comments or gestures towards coaches, teammates, opponents, managers and officials.

10. Adhere to any additional codes of conduct set out by each sports section and to the  junior rules in other policies on this website