Managing safeguarding cases in sport

Last updated: 28 Jun 2021 Topics: Case management

In this episode, we discuss how to effectively manage child protection and safeguarding cases with the lead safeguarding officers from England Boxing, British Canoeing and British Judo.

CPSU’s Jude Toasland hears how the 3 national governing bodies approach their case management process and how they tackle common challenges such as communication, investigation and making defensible decisions.

The group also shares their advice and tips to help other sports and organisations to improve their own case management processes.

You can also listen to this episode on our Audioboom channel.


Jude Toasland – Senior Consultant at the CPSU
Nancy Squires – Head of Governance at British Canoeing
Keith Eldridge – Lead Safeguarding Officer at British Judo
Gordon Valentine – National Compliance Manager at England Boxing