Safeguarding and Welfare

Respect Codes of Conduct

Creating the right environments for our players, both on and off the pitch is so important. Even though your role could be slightly different from someone else within our club, it’s important that we all play our part in creating a fun, safe and inclusive environment.

The FA Respect codes of conduct are in place to ensure that everyone involved within an FA Charter Standard club is playing their part to give the players a positive experience.

We have individual Respect codes of conduct for:

Youth Players



Match Officials

Club Welfare Officer Contact Details

Do you know how to report a safeguarding or welfare concern?

The Woking Cougars Welfare and Safeguarding team can be contacted using the following:

Age Group Primary Contact Phone
Cubs to Under 9s Sarah Sadler ‭07795 245 084‬
Under 10 to Under 12s Fiona Lewis
Under 13 to Under 18s Amanda Chapman 07891 742 820

For any general welfare enquires, please email:  General Welfare and Safeguarding concerns

Note: for your additional reference and peace of mind, any and all team members who have been granted access to either the membership and or welfare/safeguarding email accounts, have all undergone DBS checks 

Alternatively, the Surrey FA Designated Safeguarding Officer can be contacted on 01372 387090, or via

The FA Whistleblowing Policy

Our club supports The FA's whistle blowing policy.

Any adult or young person with concerns about a colleague can also use whistle-blowing by calling 0800 169 1863 and asking for The FA's safeguarding team, or via email on

Additional support and or guidance can also be found at the following

Safeguarding Children Policy and Procedures

Safeguarding Children Policy and Procedures

Anti-Bullying Policy