Civil Service Tennis Club

 i Good Practice for Coaches


All personnel are encouraged to demonstrate exemplary behaviour in order to protect children in their care and themselves from false allegations. The following are common sense examples of how to create a positive culture and climate within your tennis club.


 Good practice means:

appropriate to have an intimate relationship with a child or to share a room, tent, shower/ bath or changing facilities with them)


 A maximum ratio of 1 coach to 8 children is recommended by Tennis Ireland

- Sport specific guidelines

- identification markers/ cones, clearly visible

- playing/coaching surfaces, free from debris