Conduct Of Members


Velo Club Lincoln’s Golden Rules

  • We Say NO to dangerous riding and bad language
  • We say NO to Bullying and discrimination of any form.
  • We acknowledge and will offer help to any other cyclists on the road.
  • We expect help and assistance from members when organising sessions and races.
  • We expect all our coaches and officials to be treated with courtesy and respect.
  • We expect our members to encourage all our riders and not just their family or friends.
  • Don’t be upset if you lose - learn from it
  • Do Keep your cool if someone comes past - use your aggression to hang on to them.

Code of Conduct for Parents, Carers and other Supporters.

As a parent, carer of a member of the club, you are expected to abide by the following code:
  • Inform the coach of any specific health requirements or medical conditions of your child in advance of the coaching session through the completion of a participation/registration form or a coaching consent form.
  • If your child has to leave early or is being collected by someone other a parent/carer, the parent/carer must advise the coach of the details of the arrangement including who will be collecting your child and when.
  • Encourage your child to learn the rules and play within them.
  • Discourage unfair play and arguing with officials.
  • Help your child to recognise good performance, not just results.
  • Set a good example by recognizing fair play and applauding the performances of all.
  • Never punish or belittle a child for losing or making mistakes.
  • Publicly accept officials’ judgments and teach children to do likewise.
  • Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy their sport.
  • Use correct and proper language at all times.
  • Remember that children participate in sport for their enjoyment, not yours.
  • Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities.
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
  • Show appreciation and respect for coaches, officials and administrators. Without them, your child could not participate.
  • Be willing to help if needed.