Bapchild Cricket Club

Code of Conducts

The Club believes that cricket should be played in the right spirit and our members behaviour both on and off the pitch should always be of the highest standard and reflect the ethos of the club

Our junior members and their parents/guardians/supporters are asked to read and abide to their respective code of conduct below at all times


Bapchild Cricket Club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all its members. The Club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents associated with the club should, at all times show respect, encouraged to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have about any aspect of the Club with Melissa Hawkes /James Sutton the Club Safeguarding Officers, Richard Archbold Colts Manager, the Development Coaches or Craig Hunt, Club Chairman.

As a member of Bapchild Cricket Club you are expected to abide by the following junior club rules

  • Disciplinary action may be taken against any member who is considered to have behaved in a manner unbecoming to the spirit and the substance of the game or the reputation of the club. This includes for example use of social networking sites and forms of electronic messaging.
  • All members must play within the rules and respect officials and their decisions
  • Members should keep to agreed timings for training and competitions or inform their coach or team manager if they are going to be late
  • Members must wear suitable kit (trainers, tracksuit if field practice, or helmets, thigh pads, gloves and leg pads if training in the nets) these are also necessary for match sessions, as agreed with the coach/team manager
  • Members must pay any fees or training on the specified registration evenings or other events promptly
  • Junior members are not allowed to smoke on club premises or whilst representing the club at competitions
  • Junior members are not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on the club premises or whilst representing the club
  • Junior members are requested to refrain from abusive language


  • Encourage your child to learn the laws and play within them
  • Discourage unfair play and arguing with officials
  • Help your child to recognise good performance, not just results
  • Never force your child to take part in sport
  • Set a good example by recognising fair play and applauding the good performances of all
  • Never punish or belittle a child for losing or making mistakes
  • Publicly accept officials’ judgements
  • Support you child’s involvement and help them to enjoy their sport
  • Use correct and proper language at all times.