1. Expected minimum standards of behaviour and conduct
All Cheltenham Junior Hockey Club (CJHC) members will, at all times show:
1.1. Respect for the game
This is more than playing within the rules of Hockey. It is about friendship, enjoyment and always participating with the right spirit.
1.2. Respect for others
Umpires, officials, coaches, opponents and spectators should be valued
Young people should take responsibility for their actions on and off the pitch
2. Disciplinary procedures
Should a player fail to comply with the code, a coach, assistant or member of the CJHC Committee may issue the player with a:
2.1. Verbal warning – for a minor infringement of the code. A record will be made of the warning on the player’s Club record.
2.2. Yellow card – for a more serious breach or continued minor breaches. This will be documented in writing.
2.3. Red card – for a one off serious breach at CJHC’s discretion, or,following the issue of two yellow cards. The player will be immediately removed from all activities. CJHC will contact the parents/guardian to collect the player, who will be removed from CJHC’s membership list. CJHC may report the incident to England Hockey in accordance with England Hockey’s Safeguarding policy.
If you have any queries regarding this Code of Conduct please contact the Club’s Welfare Officer.