Code of Conduct for Coaches

The essence of good ethical conduct and practice is summarised below.

All coaches must:

Consider the well-being and safety of participants before the development of performance.

Develop an appropriate working relationship with performers, 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 Volleyball e.g. fair play

Display consistently high standards of behaviour and appearance

Follow all guidelines laid down by the English Volleyball Association and the club

Hold the 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 prohibitive substances

Encourage performers to value their performance and not just results.