LAA aims to create an environment where everyone involved feels safe and secure to enable them to achieve their potential in track & field.
Welfare covers a range of issues such as safeguarding and protecting children, anti-bullying, equity, poor practice in coaching as well as disciplinary and grievance matters.
L.A.A welfare encompasses policies and procedures which set out minimum standards of expectations such as:
- codes of conduct
- procedures for dealing with child protection concerns
- welfare issues
- parent complaints.
LAA works with England Athletics’ to meet their statutory responsibilities to safeguard and protect children.
DBS (data barring service)
LAA takes its responsibilities towards the welfare of young people very seriously. We wish to ensure a fun and safe environment for parents, athletes and coaches.
Should you have any concerns about your child, a coach or other children at the track please contact our qualified Welfare Officer.
All matters will be treated as confidential.
Should you wish to contact the head coach of LAA about any welfare concerns, please email in confidence to
Further details are available at England Athletics website