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Welfare & Safety - it is everyone's responsibility

Athletics is about running, jumping and throwing as fast, as high and as far as you can. Coventry Godiva Harriers aims to create an environment where everyone involved in athletics feels safe and secure to enable them to achieve their potential – to run, jump and throw, to coach, officiate or to support those who do.

Welfare covers a range of issues such as safeguarding and protecting children, anti-bullying, equity, poor practice in coaching and disciplinary and grievances matters. It encompasses policies and procedures to set out minimum standards of expectations, such as codes of conduct, procedures to follow for dealing with child protection concerns, other welfare issues or complaints, and to ensure that clubs meet their statutory responsibilities to safeguard and protect children.

The club has two welfare / child protection officers. They are:

Job King - jking@britishathletics.org.uk / 07841 504311 & Ann Kirkham

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