Lusk United are compliant with and operate under code of ethics and good practice as set out under Irish Sports Council (21 Fitzwilliam Square Dublin 2) Ph + 353 (1) 8608800 copies of this document can be obtained from Sports Council.
The code of ethics and good practice for children’s sport in Ireland is built upon a number of core principles relating to the importance of childhood, the needs of the child, integrity and fair play, and relationships and safety in children’s sport. It addresses issues relating to the roles and responsibilities of all involved in children’s sport and underpins the importance of policies and procedures in providing quality leadership for children in sport. It outlines principles of good practice and child protection policy and procedures.
The full application of the code in Ireland by everyone in sport will help to ensure the promotion of happy and successful experiences for children and their sports leaders.
Lusk United is committed to providing a safe and positive environment for all our members participating in the club’s activities. The safety and welfare of each child will be our first priority and will supersede all other considerations. The club will ensure that this policy is incorporated into all clubs policies and activities and that every coach/leader within the club is familiar with the policy and principles that underpin it. It is the duty of all adults involved in or supporting the club to ensure that this policy is followed at all times. We should all work together to create and maintain a positive atmosphere.
The club will have the principle of ‘fair play’ as its core ethos. Fair play is about much more than just rules. It relates to the creation of a positive atmosphere in our club, which will be friendly to all (members and guests) and allow everyone to enjoy all aspects of the game.