t: 01159 888 060


Sport can and does have a very powerful and positive influence on people – especially young people. Not only can it provide opportunities for enjoyment and achievement; it can also develop valuable qualities such as self-esteem, leadership and teamwork.  These positive effects can only take place if sport is in the right hands, namely in the hands of those who prioritise the welfare of all children and young people and vulnerable adults and adopt practices that support, protect and empower them.

British Ice Skating is committed to working in partnership with all agencies to ensure that information and training opportunities are available to ensure best practice when working with children, young people and vulnerable adults.  Adopting best practice will help to safeguard them from actual or potential abuse as well as reducing the likelihood of allegations being made about coaches and other adults in positions of responsibility in Ice Skating.

Whether skating in a local rink or regional club, or representing their region or country, we believe that all children, and vulnerable young people have the right to enjoy their sport safely. Equally their parents or carers need to be confident that their children are respected and kept safe.

In event of an emergency please contact our Lead Safeguarding Officer, Police or the NSPCC. Contact details can be found below. 


Contact details

British Ice Skating - Lead Safeguarding Officer

John Mills

British Ice Skating Lead Safeguarding Officer


Tel: 01159 888 060 / Tel: 07539 697819

Email: safeguarding@iceskating.org.uk

Police Tel: 999

NSPCC Helpline (24 hours)

Tel: 0808 800 5000

Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

NSPCC – Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU)

Tel: 0116 234 7278

Email: cpsu@nspcc.org.uk

Local Authority Designated Officers (LADO)

See local phone directories, internet search engines or via Local Authority directly

See local phone directories, internet search engines or via Local Authority directly

Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB)

See local phone directories, internet search engines or via Local Authority directly

Victim Support Helpline

Tel: 0845 3030 900

Website:  www.victimsupport.org.uk


Tel:  0800 1111

Website: www.childline.org.uk


For anyone who has an initial concern in relation to Safeguarding please complete the form below by clicking on the link and email to safeguarding@iceskating.org.uk

Initial Concern and Reporting Form (PDF)

Initial Concern and Reporting Form (Word)

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.  No action is not an option and the following policies explain how to report concerns.
NISA Complaints and Disciplinary regulations.pdf

Safeguarding and protecting young people policy.pdf

Coach Code of Ethics

Equality Policy.pdf

Risk Assessments

Please contact us for more information.

If you have any queries/concerns relating to any Safeguarding issues, please email.

For anti-doping please visit the anti-doping web site.


NISA Safeguarding Poster

NISA Safeguarding Guide for Clubs and Rinks

NISA Safeguarding Guide for Coaches

NISA Safeguarding Guide for Judges and Officials

NISA Safeguarding Checklist for Clubs

NISA Safeguarding Checklist whilst at Events

NISA Photography Consent Form

NISA Parents Handbook

NISA New Starter Induction

NISA Lost-Found Report Form

NISA Code of conduct Parents/Carers

NISA Club Welfare Officers Job Description Template

NISA Away Trips Hosting Guidance

NISA Anti Bullying Policy

NISA Accident Report Form

NISA Club Membership Form Template

NISA Confidentiality and Sharing Policy

NISA Safeguarding Young Person Guide

NISA Info Poster for Clubs

NISA Safeguarding Children with a Disability

NISA Club Registration Consent Form

Autism, Physical Activity and Sport

Safeguarding and Protecting Young People Policy