Hingham Tennis is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable. Our Welfare Officer is SHARON CONWAY, 01953 850973.  Please contact her by phone or via if you have any concerns regarding safeguarding.

If you need to report at concern please use the concern reporting form using this link Reporting a Concern form

The LTA Safe and Inclusive Tennis Team  can be contacted on 020 8487 7000
(Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) or via email

Please see our full Safeguarding policy at Hingham Tennis Safeguarding Policy


Hingham Tennis adheres to this safeguarding code of conduct:

  • Prioritise the well-being of all children and adults at all times
  • Be a positive role model. Act with integrity, even when no one is looking
  • Help to create a safe and inclusive environment both on and off court and promote the Fair Play values: enjoy; respect
  • Value and celebrate diversity and make all reasonable efforts to meet individual needs
  • Keep clear boundaries between your professional and personal life, including on social media
  • Check you have the relevant consent from parents/carers, children and adults before taking or using photos and videos
  • Ensure your own roles and responsibilities, and those of everyone you are responsible for, are clearly outlined and everyone has the information, training and support to carry them out
  • Where possible, do not be alone with a child or adult at risk
  • Do not abuse, neglect, harm or discriminate against anyone; or act in a way that may be interpreted as such*
  • Doing nothing is NOT an option: report all concerns and disclosures as soon as possible, following the Concern Reporting Procedure. If someone is in immediate danger, call the police (999)

*It is illegal to have a relationship with someone who is under 18 years old if you are in a position of trust; it is illegal to have a sexual relationship with anyone under the age of 16 whether they give consent or not.

The Code of Conduct should be interpreted in a spirit of integrity, transparency and common sense, with the best interests of children and adults at risk as the primary consideration.