ABERDARE TOWN Football Club
© Copyright 2024 - The official website of Aberdare Town FC
“Where toil the Cymry deep in sunless pits and emptying all their hills to warm the world”
W.H.Davies
Mini & Junior
We take every safeguarding very seriously. If you have any concerns contact ELLIE GUNSON in confidence by emailing safeguarding@aberdaretownfc.co.uk As a Club we have several welfare routes available to everybody connected to the Club including pastoral forms of support and also fully trained safeguarding officers. We ensure that we have all policies in place and all players, coaches, volunteers and supporters/parents have a ‘Code of Conduct’ are expected to follow these. Our equal opportunities policy and our full safeguarding policy are available HERE and are also on display within the Club House. As well as our safeguarding official we have signed up to Sports Chaplaincy and we have a dedicated Club Chaplain in Ian Ross who is the pastor of Bryn Sion in Trecynon. If you feel a chat or a friendly ear then you can contact Ian by emailing: chaplain@aberdaretownfc.co.uk and like all issues its confidential. Sometimes having somebody to talk to can really make a difference. You can also sometimes see Ian around at games and is normally wearing his ATFC tops with chaplain showing on them. Code of Conduct It is important for everybody involved within the Club at all levels to ensure that they are representing Aberdare Town and themselves in the right way. Players Encourage, support and co-operate with my team mates Not to bully or make anyone feel sad or unhappy Show respect and fair play to my opponents – shaking their hands at the end of a game Play within the rules of the game, not to cheat or waste time Respect my coach/manager and listen to what my coach/manager tells me Respect officials and accept all decisions without question and shake their hands at the end of the game Not to make nasty comments about a team mate, another player/team or coach/manager on any website or social networking site. Tell my Club Safeguarding Officer or someone I trust if I feel unhappy, uncomfortable or concerned about anything Coaches, volunteers and club officials Code of Conduct Show exemplary behaviour by respecting match officials, opposition players, coaches, managers and spectators Treat all players equally by supporting and motivating all players Give all players, whatever their ability, the chance to play Accept that striving to win is more important than winning itself Always pursue fair play – adhere to the laws and the spirit of the game Encourage players to accept responsibility for their own performance and behaviour Never to engage or tolerate any form of bullying Never abuse or misuse any relationship of trust or position of power Display high standards, behave responsibly and never engage in or tolerate the use of foul, abusive, insulting or inappropriate words, behaviour or gestures Get Behind the Line and not enter the field of play without prior permission from referee Ensure the enjoyment, safety and welfare of a child under my supervision is considered paramount at all times Record any allegations, accidents or incidents and refer to designated person Organise activities appropriate to the players’ ability level, age and maturity Appreciate all efforts and not to over-train the players Ensure that coaching sessions are fun, well-structured and focus on developing skill, decision – making and understanding of the game Respect and listen to the opinions of children Refrain from smoking or drinking alcohol during club activities or training sessions Be aware of the FAW Safeguarding Policy, Procedures & Practices and observe the responsibilities involved, including the FAW Communication guidelines Not to make inappropriate comments about another player, coach, official, spectator or volunteer on any website or social networking site which may bring the game into disrepute
24 application are now OPEN!! Saturday 18 May
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© Copyright 2024 - The official website of Aberdare Town FC
ABERDARE TOWN Football Club
W.H.Davies
“Where toil the Cymry deep in sunless pits and emptying all their hills to warm the world”
Mini & Junior
We take every safeguarding very seriously. If you have any concerns contact ELLIE GUNSON in confidence by emailing safeguarding@aberdaretownfc.co.uk As a Club we have several welfare routes available to everybody connected to the Club including pastoral forms of support and also fully trained safeguarding officers. We ensure that we have all policies in place and all players, coaches, volunteers and supporters/parents have a ‘Code of Conduct’ are expected to follow these. Our equal opportunities policy and our full safeguarding policy are available HERE and are also on display within the Club House. As well as our safeguarding official we have signed up to Sports Chaplaincy and we have a dedicated Club Chaplain in Ian Ross who is the pastor of Bryn Sion in Trecynon. If you feel a chat or a friendly ear then you can contact Ian by emailing: chaplain@aberdaretownfc.co.uk and like all issues its confidential. Sometimes having somebody to talk to can really make a difference. You can also sometimes see Ian around at games and is normally wearing his ATFC tops with chaplain showing on them. Code of Conduct It is important for everybody involved within the Club at all levels to ensure that they are representing Aberdare Town and themselves in the right way. Players Encourage, support and co-operate with my team mates Not to bully or make anyone feel sad or unhappy Show respect and fair play to my opponents – shaking their hands at the end of a game Play within the rules of the game, not to cheat or waste time Respect my coach/manager and listen to what my coach/manager tells me Respect officials and accept all decisions without question and shake their hands at the end of the game Not to make nasty comments about a team mate, another player/team or coach/manager on any website or social networking site. Tell my Club Safeguarding Officer or someone I trust if I feel unhappy, uncomfortable or concerned about anything Coaches, volunteers and club officials Code of Conduct Show exemplary behaviour by respecting match officials, opposition players, coaches, managers and spectators Treat all players equally by supporting and motivating all players Give all players, whatever their ability, the chance to play Accept that striving to win is more important than winning itself Always pursue fair play – adhere to the laws and the spirit of the game Encourage players to accept responsibility for their own performance and behaviour Never to engage or tolerate any form of bullying Never abuse or misuse any relationship of trust or position of power Display high standards, behave responsibly and never engage in or tolerate the use of foul, abusive, insulting or inappropriate words, behaviour or gestures Get Behind the Line and not enter the field of play without prior permission from referee Ensure the enjoyment, safety and welfare of a child under my supervision is considered paramount at all times Record any allegations, accidents or incidents and refer to designated person Organise activities appropriate to the players’ ability level, age and maturity Appreciate all efforts and not to over-train the players Ensure that coaching sessions are fun, well- structured and focus on developing skill, decision – making and understanding of the game Respect and listen to the opinions of children Refrain from smoking or drinking alcohol during club activities or training sessions Be aware of the FAW Safeguarding Policy, Procedures & Practices and observe the responsibilities involved, including the FAW Communication guidelines Not to make inappropriate comments about another player, coach, official, spectator or volunteer on any website or social networking site which may bring the game into disrepute
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24 applications are now OPEN!!! Saturday 18 May