Coaches

Club Coaches

  • Noel, Coach & Club President & Chairperson & Safety Advisor

All our Club Coaches are British Canoeing (BC) Qualified Coaches, which means the club is a BC PPA Provider and we can deliver all the BC Personal Performance Awards (PPA) .

All Club Coaches are enrolled on the BC Coaching Update Scheme to ensure all their coaching and safety qualifications are up to date. 

Our Club Coaches implement the BC Code of Conduct for the Coaching Workforce

The Club Coaches have a Duty of Care to ensure the Safety of all participants on Club Events. 

Our Coaches also have a Duty of Care to Safeguard any participants on Club events, from Abuse.

The Club is managed by an Elected Committee in accordance with the Club’s Constitution.

Our Coaches and Committee Members work hard to achieve our Club Values, Purpose and Aims.  

  • A Safety Briefing

Safety of all participants

Purley Canoe Club has a Duty of Care to ensure the “Safety of all participants” on all Club Activities.

Club Coaches, Committee Members and individual participants, also share the Club’s responsibility to implement its Duty of Care of maintaining all participants’ safety on Club Activities, by following the Club’s Code’s of Conduct.

The Club Coaches and Committee Members risk assess all Club activities before they are published on the Clubs programme of Events.

During all Club activities, the Club Coaches who are organising the Event, are continually risk assessing the Event to ensure safety is maintained throughout the Event.  

All Club Coaches have current First Aid training and they hold a current First Aid Qualification, in accordance with the  BC Coaching Update scheme.

The Club also has a Duty of Care to Safeguard all participants from Abuse.

Safeguarding all Participants

Purley Canoe Club has a “Duty of Care” to all its members, and participants on Club activities, to Safeguard Children and “Adults at Risk” from abuse, in accordance with our Values.

Therefore the Club has a “Welfare officer”, who Safeguard’s young people and adults at risk within the Club. The “Welfare Officer” is a member of the Club’s Committee.

All Club Coaches have current Safeguarding training and they hold a BC Safeguarding Qualification, in accordance with the  BC Coaching Update scheme. . 

The Club also promotes “British Canoeing Safeguarding in Paddlesport Policies”

The Club has a number of Safeguarding procedures which are also used to Safeguard its members.