Code of Conduct

Section A – General

This policy covers Code of Conduct for Governing body, Players, coaches, club officials, sponsors and promoters and Child Protection and should be signed by all those involved in Scottish Handball.

Code of Conduct has a number of important functions. It:
The Scottish Handball Association will:
Players must:
Coaches must
Club Officials must
Sponsors and promoters must:

The essential elements of character-building and ethics in sports are embodied in the concept of sportsmanship and six core principles: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and good citizenship. The highest potential of sports is achieved when competition reflects these “six pillars of character.”

As a parent or spectator:


Section B – Child Protection Code of Conduct

Scottish Handball Association supports and requires all members to observe the following standards of practice,

including verbal and non-verbal actions when involved in activities with children.

All concerns about breach of this Code of Conduct will be taken seriously and responded to in line with Scottish Handball Association Complaints Process, Disciplinary Procedures or Procedures within SHA Child Protection Policy


In the context of your role within Scottish Handball Association, the following should be avoided:


In the context of your role within Scottish Handball Association the following practices are unacceptable:

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