Pentathlon GB's Safeguarding and Child Protection Service

Pentathlon GB has a duty and is morally committed to safeguard all young people involved with Pentathlon GB from harm and will use its best endeavours to ensure their safety and protection through strict adherence to its safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures adopted by the Association.

All those taking part in Pentathlon GB activity, in any capacity (athlete, coach, official, parent, spectator etc.), or run under its auspices are bound by this policy and have a shared responsibility to ensure children are safe from harm and have an enjoyable experience in Modern Pentathlon.

Pentathlon GB Safeguarding Policy Statement

Information on the website aims to explain:

Useful Contacts

Pentathlon GB Safeguarding and Child Protection Lead Officer:

Dr Richard Cox

Tel: 01928 733283 or 07985 854393


Postal Address:
Child Protection
Pentathlon GB
Sports Training Village
University of Bath
Claverton Down

Regional Welfare Officers:

Biathle: Jan Parkinson, Mobile 07756282114, e-mail

East: Vacancy

South East: Kathy Fraser, 0781 6588961,

South West: David Hughes,

North: John Richardson:

North West: Vacancy

West Midlands: Vacancy

Yorkshire: Ann Marshall: 07590444370,

External Agencies:

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

Child Protection in Sport Unit

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Childline Tel 0113 274 4802

O2 Advice

Local Children’s Safeguarding Board: To identify the one local to you search here.
For details of their role please click here


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