This policy applies to parents, carers, coaches and other club officials.
‘Children’ includes ALL under 18’s
Coaches and club officials will be responsible for children in their care after sign-in on the team register at club premises or indoor training, and after arrival at opponent’s cricket grounds.
The club must receive permission from parents/carers for children to participate in all competitions and away fixtures/events.
Poulton Cricket Club will notify parents/carers that parents/carers are always responsible for the safe delivery and collection of their child for matches or training.
Parents/carers will be informed at the start of season of all fixtures with a transport requirement to enable appropriate arrangements to be made. All fixtures will be displayed on the play-cricket website and the availability market that we are using
If parents/carers are unable to make appropriate arrangements themselves the club must receive permission from the parents/carers to make arrangements to transport their child.
Parent/carers should inform the team manager or coach if no arrangements have been made.
It is not the responsibility of the coach or team manager to transport the children to and from the club.
The manager, coach or club official may offer transport to players. No manager, coach or other club official shall be the only adult with a young person or group of young people other than their own children.
If a coach/manager/club official offers to transport a child the parent/carer is responsible for ensuring pick up and collection arrangements are adhered to.
The Coach/manager/club official will inform parents if the return time is changed. Parents will rearrange transporting the child to their home.