Code of Conduct for Club 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.


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