Everyone who participates in Triathlon is entitled to participate in an enjoyable and safe environment.
Cadence Tri alongside British Triathlon are committed to devising and implementing policies and procedures to ensure that all those involved in triathlon comply with the British Triathlon code of good practice.
To gain and maintain its Clubmark status, the club has to demonstrat that it is compliant with the BTF's safeguarding policy, Equality policy and has codes of conduct in place for all coaches, volunteers and athletes. Details of these policies and codes are detailed on this page.
Keeping young people and adults safe during training and competition can ensure that they have fun in a friendly and supportive environment.
This page and linked documents set out British Triathlon’s policies and procedures in fulfilment of its belief in and commitment to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk.
All our qualified coaches and activators have undergone DBS checks and are required to complete regular safeguarding training through the BTF/UK Coaching. Our coaches/activators are not permitted to coach unless they hold a valid enhanced DBS certificate and have completed a UK Coaching Safeguarding course within the last 3 years.
The British Triathlon/Cadence Tri Safeguarding policy is available here:
If you have any concerns regarding the safety or conduct any of anybody at our training sessions/club activities, please make one of our coaches immediately aware (who will immediately contact one of the club welfare officers), or contact one of the club welfare officers or via the contact form below. The club welfare officers are Jo Dallas email: email@example.com or Drew McKenzie email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's important to remember that the welfare of a child, young person or adult at risk is paramount, it's not up to you to decide whether or not a child or young person has been abused, but to report concerns appropriately.
If you think a child or young person is in immediate danger or requires medical attention, you should call the emergency services on 999.
You can also ring the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000 or by emailing email@example.com. Following reporting the matter to the emergency services or NSPCC you must inform British Triathlon
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Cadence Tri, in line with British Triathlon, are committed to the principle of equality of opportunity and aims to ensure that all present and potential participants, members, coaches, competitors, officials, volunteers, spectators and employees are treated fairly are able to fulfill their potential within the sport, irrespective of sex, age, disability, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, gender reassignment or social status.
The club operates in accordance with British Triathlon's Equality and Diversity Policy attached below
Codes of Conduct
The club takes its codes of conduct and responsibilities seriously. Here are links to a number of important codes of conduct that should be referred to by athletes, coaches, parents, helpers and children