Code of Conduct for children and young people


The Tennis player will: 

Play fairly and have fun

Abide by the rules set down by team managers when travelling to away events

Behave in a manner that avoids bringing the game of tennis into disrepute

Respect officials and accept their decisions

Talk to the children’s officer if you have concerns.

Respect opponents and always shake hands at the end of a match

Use his/her best efforts in competitive matches

Refrain from the use of bad language and inappropriate gestures

Refrain from ball/ racquet abuse

Refrain from the use of coaching during competition

Never use unfair or bullying tactics to gain advantage on or off the court

Never use bullying tactics to isolate another player

Never pass on gossip about another player or adult

Never make false allegations about another player or adult

Never keep secrets about anyone who has caused you harm

Win with grace and lose with dignity


Junior members have the right to:

Be safe

Be listened to

Be respected


Enjoy sport in a protective environment

Be referred to professional help if needed

Be protected from abuse by other members or outside sources.

Participate on an equal basis, appropriate to your ability

Experience competition and the desire to win

Be believed

Ask for help