Safeguarding Policies


The FA’s respect programme reaches out to all grassroot football parents to set a good example,

Click here for more information – FA Respect Guide

At Dosthill Colts football club the following code of conduct is followed and expected from all it’s :
– Managers & Coaches
– Parents
– Players


Dosthill Colts Football Club Respect Policies

We all have a responsibility to promote high standards of behaviour in the game and we as a club follow the FA’s Respect Code Of Conduct.

This includes everyone associated with our club :

  • Coaches,
  • Team Managers,
  • Club Officials,
  • Match Officials,
  • Parents/Carers,
  • Young Players.

The FA Code Of Conduct documents are available to download here :


Dosthill Colts Football Club follow the FA’s Guidelines on anti-bullying,

Click here for more information – The FA anti-bullying policy for clubs

Race Equality 

Dosthill Colts Football Club fully supports race equality, access to football should be available for all ethnic groups.

More Information – Football for Everyone

Safeguarding, Rules & Governance

Please click here to read more about the FA Safeguarding policies–FA Safeguarding

As part of The FA’s role in aiming to do everything it can to support a safe and enjoyable framework for football, a new film has been made outlining the four key steps to safeguarding. Click below to watch the film.

Dosthill Colts Football Club has appointed a Club Welfare Officer (CWO) in line with The FA’s role profile and required completion of the child protection and best practice workshop. The post holder will be involved with designated person’s training provided by The FA. The CWO is the first point of contact for all club members and parents or guardians regarding concerns for the welfare of any child or young person. They will liaise directly with the CFA CPO and will be familiar with the procedures for referring any concerns. They will also play a proactive role in increasing an awareness of poor practice and abuse amongst club members.

Teresa has 14 years experience working with schools across the Midlands. Her company has provided PE services in 42 primary schools. Teresa is a fully qualified PE teacher who has experience as a classroom teacher, gifted & talented coordinator and as a School sport coordinator. She is an expert in teaching and learning. 

If you have any any questions or concerns please contact our Club Welfare Officer:

Teresa Hames – 07813 779 117
[email protected]

CRB Checks

All Dosthill Colts Football Club all coaches and committee members are CRB checked.


Online Safety

We can all benefit from the digital world – it’s a great place when used appropriately. Sadly, despite its hugely positive benefits, we see news reports almost every day of its negative effects when used or accessed inappropriately.

For more information download the FA Guide:

Staying Safe in the Digital World for Under 18’s