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Welfare Information

As a proud member of the hockey family Holcombe Hockey Club is committed to meeting its obligations in all aspects of child welfare.

Holcombe Hockey Club adopts the England Hockey’s Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Hockey Policy. All of our Coaches, Captains, Managers in both the Senior and Junior sections are made aware of their responsibilities for the welfare of all U18s. These include, but are not limited to the following sections.

  1. England Hockey - Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Hockey Policy
  2. England Hockey - RESPECT Code of Ethics and Behaviour
  3. England Hockey - Equality Policy
  4. England Hockey - Recognising Abuse and How to Report It
  5. England Hockey - Best Practice Guidance
  6. Holcombe Hockey Club - Policies in Practice


Club Welfare Officer

Emma Simpson-Duke supports and promotes good safeguarding practice and is the point of contact for all our members, parents, coaches, managers and players. Emma has completed specific Safeguarding and Welfare Officer training, so if anyone has any concerns they should contact her directly on welfare@holcombehc.org.uk. All concerns will be taken seriously and investigated.

If you have immediate concerns that a child, young person or vulnerable adult is in danger from harm please call 999 or NSPCC’s free 24 hour helpline on 0808 800 5000 in the first instance.

Jon Rye (Chairman) is also a Welfare Officer and can be contacted via director@holcombehc.org.uk

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