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Running Your Club

You have stood out from the crowd, stepped forward as a leader and are about to start an unforgettable journey running your Sports Club committee. You will do things you never thought possible,challenge yourself beyond belief, make friends for life, and develop skills you never knew you had. This section on Running Your Club will provide you with resources and information on clubs policies and procedures, as well as top tips to help you run your club effectively. There is also a team of dedicated staff and students in the Clubs & Societies Offices, DCU Sports and the Club Life Committee to help you throughout the year whether you have a big or small idea, are faced with a challenge or need some support or guidance.


Club Resources

Running Your Club

DCU Clubs & Societies Leaders Handbook

Code of Conduct for DCU Club & Society Committee Members

Guidelines for Social Media Use for DCU Clubs & Societies

DCU Sport Facility Booking Form for Events (Word) 

Sample CLC Constitution (pdf)



Coach Management

DCU Coach Management Policy & Template Coach Letters & Agreement (Word)

Code of Ethics and Conduct for Sports Coaches (Word)

Sample Coaches Job advert (Word document)

Sample Coaches Job Description (Word document)

Confidential Coaches Reference Form (pdf)

Existing Leaders Information Form (pdf)

Junior Club Members



Funding & Grants

Individual Competitor Funding


Health & Safety Resources

Health & Safety Handbook (pdf)

Code of Safe Practice template (Word)

DCU Student Alcohol Policy (pdf)

Student's Personal Accident & Insurance Cover Claim Form (pdf)



Forms & Other Resources

Sports Representation Form (pdf)

Project Plan for Hosting an Intervarsity (pdf)

Strategic Planning Template (word)