top of page

Child Protection

The protection of children in our sport has been and remains a priority of the highest order to Tennis Ireland.

Crosshaven Tennis Club takes safeguarding and child protection very seriously and is compliant with Tennis Ireland regulations. In order to ensure this, the club has a number of child protection officers.

Female Protection Officer and Designated Liason Person: Denise Cahalane

Male Protection Officer: Dave Connolly

Please contact the club email address to get contact details for Denise and Dave.

For several years now, Tennis Ireland has taken a pro-active role in working with affiliated clubs and other associated bodies to ensure the highest level of compliance within our sport in terms of Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children's Sport.

Crosshaven Tennis Club is fully committed to safeguarding the well being of its members. Every individual in the club should at all times show respect and understanding for their rights, safety and welfare, and con-duct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the club and the guidelines contained in the Safeguarding Children and Young People in Tennis Manual

Abigail Lane  Children's officer
Dave Connolly Children's officer
Denise Cahalane D.L.P 

(To read more on this please click on the link provided below)


Tennis Ireland Safeguarding Policy 

In addition to this, the below documents outline the club’s policies in detail.

Club Safeguarding Policy

Club Safeguarding Statement

Crosshaven Tennis Club Recruitment Procedures

Child Protection Codes of Practice

Crosshaven Tennis Club Codes of Practice - Best Practice Guidance 

Crosshaven Tennis Club - Reporting and Protection

Disciplinary, Complaints & Appeals of Code of Behaviour Breaches

Tennis Ireland- Roles,Responsibilities, and Relationships in Sport

Roles,Responsibilities, and Relationships in Sport

bottom of page