Overview

Disruptive, threatening or violent behaviour of any kind will not be tolerated. The disciplinary procedure can be implemented by any coach or official with responsibility and authority to do so.

Procedure

Little Springers Gymnastics operates a three-stage policy:

  1. Any member, parent / carer, coach or official failing to meet behaviour standards in line with club policies will receive a verbal warning.
  2. If the behaviour continues, a written warning and development action plan will be issued.
  3. If this warning has no effect, the member, parent/carer, coach or official may face suspension or expulsion from the club at the discretion of the welfare officer.

For very serious instances of misconduct, the club welfare officer reserve the right to suspend or expel persons from the club immediately.

All warnings and development plans issued and any meetings help will be documented and held on file in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Right to Appeal

Appeals to written warnings or removal from the club must be communicated in writing to the welfare officer as soon as possible. Appeals should be dealt with in the same manner as the internal complaints procedure in our complaints policy.

More Information

Can be found on page 41 of the British Gymnastics Safeguarding and Protecting Children Policy, Little Springers Complaints Policy, or from your welfare officer.