Call the Police on 999 if a child or adult at risk of abuse is in immediate danger.

Our Welfare Officer is Brian Samuel.   Brian has completed both the LTA Safeguarding and Protection Course as well as the Time to Listen course.  If you have any concerns, he should be contacted on 07939 870810 or email

Or, if you are worried about the safety of a child or vulnerable adult (and even if it is nothing to do with tennis) contact:

Suffolk County Council’s Customer First: 0808 800 4005 The organisation with the statutory duty to safeguard children and vulnerable adults; or

The NSPCC: 0808 805 5000 or The leading children’s safeguarding charity in the UK

LTA Safeguarding Team

County Safeguarding Officer – Sally Gooch 07717 582150     

Our Committee completed LTA Safeguarding Training in September 2021 and 2023.

Please click the links to download the relevant policy


Coach deployment guidelines, principles and risk assessment

Diversity and Inclusion

Equality and Diversity

Juniors at adult club sessions

Junior consent form for adult sessions and travel

LTA Code of Conduct

Online Safety and Communication Policy

Reporting a Concern


Safe Recruitment

Whistle Blowing