At all times, MACCLESFIELD HOCKEY CLUB adhere to the rules and regulations of England Hockey.
In essence, we respect the spirit of fair play in hockey. This incorporates the concepts of friendship, respect for others and always participating with the right spirit.
At all times – both on and off the pitch – we respect all spectators, staff, umpires, officials, coaches players and anyone else associated with the game.
MACCLESFIELD HOCKEY CLUB players should play matches in the club’s kit. They are expected to shake hands with the opposition and officials at the end of each match and socialise with them back at the club house where refreshments are provided.
We don’t use social media to make derogatory comments about players, coaches, teams or umpires.
Macclesfield HC play in the Cheshire League (for Ladies) and the North West Hockey League (for Men) both leagues abide by rules of hockey as governed by England Hockey.
The link below is to rules of hockey page on the England Hockey Website
Positive images of people enjoying hockey are essential to promote the sport and a healthy lifestyle. Parents/carers want to celebrate the achievements of their children through photographs and recorded images. Also the Use of recorded images can also be a valuable coaching aid. Macclesfield HC with the support England Hockey is committed to providing a safe environment for all young people and it is therefore committed to ensuring that all necessary steps are taken to protect young people from the inappropriate or uninformed use of their images in resources and media publications, on the internet, and elsewhere.
Macclesfield HC adopts England Hockey’s safeguarding and protecting young people in hockey policy, procedures and guidance to ensure all those in the hockey family have a safe and positive experience.