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Sample codes of conduct for parents, children and staff

Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Involving children and young people Safe recruitment Type: Policies

Sports organisations can download, print and use these sample codes of conduct to let parents, children and staff know what's expected of them as part of their involvement. 

We spoke to Paul Stewart about keeping children safe in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Video & audio

We sat down with Ex footballer Paul Stewart to talk about his experiences of abuse, how his voice has helped to change sport and what parents can do to keep children safe. 

Speaking out in sport - for parents

Topics: Parents in sport Athlete wellbeing Type: Video & audio

This short animation helps parents to understand why it's important that everyone plays a role in keeping children safe in sport and how to speak out if they have any concerns. 

The basics of safeguarding

Topics: Parents in sport Elite athletes Type: Video & audio

In this podcast, we discuss what safeguards sports clubs and organisations should have in place to create a safe environment for all children and young people.

Parenting young people in competitive sport

Topics: Parents in sport Elite athletes Type: Video & audio

In the second of our podcasts on parental involvement, we talk about the different situations and challenges parents of children in competitive sport face.

Parents' grass-roots involvement in sport

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Parents in sport Type: Video & audio

In this podcast, we hear from two dedicated sports parents who discuss the very different roles they play in their preschool and disabled children's sports.

Parental involvement in sport – scenarios

Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Tools

These parental behaviour scenarios can be used or adapted by clubs or sports organisations to help coaches and staff understand how they can tackle challenging parental involvement. 

Promoting positive parental involvement – PowerPoint template

Topics: Parents in sport Trips, events and travel Community and school sports Type: Tools

A presentation template (in PowerPoint format) that you can show to parents to let them know how they can get positively involved in their child's sport. 

Understanding and supporting parental involvement in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Duty of care Type: Webinars

A CPSU webinar looking at the vital role parents play in supporting their child to participate in sporting activities.

Parents in sport – leaflet for coaches

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

This leaflet can be used by clubs to inform coaches how to work with parents more effectively.