CODE OF CONDUCT FOR JUNIOR MEMBERS
Harefield Cricket 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 behave in a respectable and responsible manner. We encourage openness at all times.
If you have any concerns or complaints about the club, please contact Steve Finch, colts secretary / Child Protection officer.
As a member of Harefield Cricket Club you are expected to abide by the following rules:
All members must play within the laws and spirit of the game and respect officials and their decisions.
All members must respect opponents. Verbal abuse and foul language will not be tolerated.
Members should keep to agreed timings for training and matches. If they are going to be late they should always inform their coach/manager. Any player who does not turn up for a match in which they have been asked to play, is unlikely to be selected again.
Members playing in home matches must assist the coach/manager with preparations for the game, and with clearing up afterwards.
Members must wear suitable kit (for matches, full cricket whites and proper cricket shoes. For training, white top, dark or white bottoms.) as agreed with the coach/manager.
Members must pay subscriptions and any other fees promptly. Members who have not paid subscriptions will not be selected for teams.
Junior members are not allowed to smoke, or consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on the club premises or whilst representing the club in competitions.
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PARENTS / CARERS
Encourage your child to learn the rules and play within them.
Discourage unfair play and arguing with officials.
Help your child recognise good performance, not just results.
Never force your child to take part in sport.
Set a good example by recognising fair play and applauding the good performances of all.
Never punish or belittle a child for losing or making mistakes.
Publicly accept official’s judgements.
Support your child’s involvement and help them enjoy their sport.
Use correct and proper language at all times.