Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

for Parents/Carers

  • Encourage your child to learn the rules of cricket and to play within them.
  • Discourage unfair play and arguing with officials.
  • Help your child to 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 coaches’ and officials’ judgements.
  • Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy their sport.
  • Use correct and proper language at all times.
  • Advise a Club official about any particular condition (medical, behavioural, etc.) which may affect your child’s participation in cricket activities.
  • Ensure that appropriate and agreed fees are paid by yourself or by your child for cricket activities promptly.
  • Ensure that if you volunteer to take children to or from a cricket event you always take your own child as one of the party, and that you have the permission of the other children’s parents/guardians or of one of the Club’s coaches;  ensure also that any kit taken by each child is properly looked after.