It is mandatory for all engaged with our Club to read our current HAFC Child Protection Policy – 17-18Education Welfare Plan and The Scottish FA board directives which includes CODE OF CONDUCT FOR Safeguarding Children, ANTI BULLYING, CHILD PROTECTION POLICY STATEMENT and Child Rights Policy Statement.  In addition, each player should read and understand the content of the document,  Young Player Guidelines for Registration

Hamilton Academical has appointed a dedicated Safeguarding Manager to oversee these policies and procedures should you wish to contact them please call 07946768811 or 01698368650 or to report a concern please fill out this form and attach and send to our confidential email address which is  

These policies will be reviewed on a regular basis, or in the event of changes in legislation or government guidance, or as a result of any other significant change or event. 

Hamilton Academical FC acknowledges it’s responsibility to safeguard the welfare of those who engage with the Club, especially children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to protecting children and vulnerable adults from all forms of harm and actively promote the creation of a positive, safe and supportive environment.

Our annual HAFC Youth Academy News Letter should be used as a reference throughout the season where you can find information on the following:

  • Coaching and Training
  • Sports Medicine and Science
  • Fundraising
  • 1st Team Games
  • Parents & Players Meetings
  • Sponsorship 
  • Pitch Rules & Regulations
  • Club Academy Scotland Regulations 16-17
  • Development Re-imbursments
  • Community Trust Red Bus