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Code of Conduct

Club Constitution
Constitution Annex 1 (committee roles)
Constitution Annex 2 (disciplinary matters)

Code of Conduct

At Edinburgh Triathletes, we follow the British Triathlon Age Group Code of Conduct:

Age Group Athletes Code of Conduct
The British Triathlon Federation is the national governing body of triathlon in Great Britain as
recognised by the International Triathlon Union. This document is the Organisation’s code of
conduct specifically aimed at Age Group athletes, to offer guidance on good practice for the
involvement in the sport of triathlon.

As a responsible athlete you will:
• Treat all persons within the triathlon community with dignity and respect.
• Treat everyone equally.
• Not discriminate against an individual or group on any grounds, including age, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, disability, race, occupation, religion or political
• Challenge discrimination in whatever form it takes.
• Recognise that abusive language, bullying, harassment and physical violence will not be tolerated.

As a responsible athlete you will:
• Display a high standard of behaviour at all times. You should display courtesy and good manners towards others.
• Avoid swearing, abusive language and irresponsible behaviour. This includes behaviour that is dangerous to yourself and/or to others.
• Never engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour.
• Avoid destructive behaviour. Leave an event/training venue as you would like to find it.
• Report any poor behaviour by others to your Team Manager/club/coach/committee.
• Recognise and celebrate other athlete’s successful performances.
• Consistently promote positive aspects of the sport.
• If you are seeking or receiving coaching support from another coach, you should inform your current coach. Likewise, if you are a member of more than one club, both clubs should be made aware.