Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club (TBBHC) adopts England Hockey’s Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Hockey Policy, Equality Policy and Code of Ethics and Behaviour (Respect)and works in accordance with the policy contained in these documents.

Every individual and organisation within the Hockey Family has a role and responsibility to help ensure the safety and welfare of young people.

TBBHC as a provider of opportunities for young people in hockey accepts that we are required to fulfil our duty of care which means that we must do everything that can be reasonably expected of us to help safeguard and protect young people from any reasonably foreseeable harm.

Club Welfare Officer

In providing hockey coaching for children and young people under 18 years of age, TBBHC recognises its responsibility to have a nominated Club Welfare Officer.

Rachael Webb is registered with England Hockey as the Club Welfare Officer and is the first point of contact for coaches, managers, players, volunteers, parents and U18s should there be any concerns about child welfare, poor practice or child abuse.

Rachael can be contacted at: Email

Club Safeguarding Policy

The Club’s Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People Policy can be found below:

Disclosure & Barring Checks

All those who regularly work with U18s within the Club will have to hold a current DBS for the Club through England Hockey. This is done through our Welfare Officer.

For more information on England Hockey’s guidedance on DBS checks please click on the link below:


With around 500 Junior members, TBBHC takes the care and wellbeing of young people extremely seriously and complies with the England Hockey Safeguarding ‘SAFE D’ policies. All Managers and Coaches for Junior teams are DBS checked, as well as all Managers and Coaches in Senior teams as many Senior teams have junior (13 years plus) players. Full details of the SafeD policy and associated guidance can be found by clicking here

For more information or if you have any queries regarding welfare, child protection please click here to be taken to England Hockey’s SafeD page.

For more information on Safeguarding please click here to be taken to England Hockey’s Code Of Ethics And Behaviour page.

England Hockey’s Planning Safe Hockey Guide

Please click here England Hockeys Planning Safe Hockey page.

Useful Links

NSPCC  – Childline – 0800 1111 U18’s

NSPCC – Childline – 0808 800 5000 – Adults

NSPCC: / [email protected]

NSPCC Learning Website: