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Safety and Welfare

Position of Trust

Laura Whapham from the Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) introduces the Position of Trust and asks coaches to consider how this will impact their coaching practice and their club workforce

Key Messages

  • What is the Position of Trust Law.
  • Changes to the law to include Sports Coaches.
  • Implications for clubs and organisations.


How will you provide clarity on the changes to other coaches, parents/carers and ensure your policies are up to date and that good practice is followed to enable you to create a safe environment for your participants?


Related Resources

  • Position of Trust: Understanding Recent Law Changes

  • Code of Practice for Sports Coaches

  • Building Successful Relationships: Understanding the Whole Person


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