Welfare & policies

Welfare is essential to contribute to good practice within athletics, develop performance and to ensure the safety and enjoyment of athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers. It is everyone’s responsibility to protect the welfare of all those who participate in athletics. Our welfare officers are Dr Elizabeth Pugh and Zoe Bond.

Southampton AC follows all Club Safeguarding and Welfare as detailed on the England Athletics website:


Our policies

Our policies and procedures have been put in place to protect our athletes.

Codes of conduct

As an England Athletics accredited club, it is imperative that all athletes, coaches, volunteers and official read and abide by all appropriate codes of conduct. If you feel in any way that others within the club are not following these codes of conduct then contact the club welfare officers as soon as possible. Select the buttons below to read the codes of conducts.