Safeguarding and participant welfare
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All coaches and volunteers are advised to attend safeguarding courses. This is mandatory for all welfare officers operating at JDC's and JAC's.
Courses can be found here. http://www.kentsport.org/coaching_sporcoach_qual2.cfm
The KHA takes player safety seriously. All coaches are subject to certification from the EHB, a criminal bureau check, continual monitoring of standards and regularly offered retraining or update opportunities.
Each centre has an appointed welfare officer. Please ask the Centre manager who that is if you wish to speak regarding participant safety and welfare.
The county welfare officer is Lorraine Bant (See contacts page)
England Hockey contacts are;
To report a concern or for any safeguarding queries contact the Safeguarding Team:
Alison Hogg – to report a safeguarding concern
Phone: 01628 897500
Sam Hunt – for general safeguarding enquiries
Phone: 01628 897545
Dianne Ward – for all DBS queries
Phone: 01628 897516