For Committee Members


Team Sheets must be complete prior to all matches (Home and Away) It is your responsibility to check all players against photo ID and Sign form.

Check the players attending the match the photo and name on ID card (Uni ID).

If Edge Hill fails to provide team sheet to BUCS on request teams will face a walkover to the opposition.

Access teamsheets here or they can be collected from Sports Centre reception.

Playing Under Protest

If you feel an opposition broke any of the BUCS regulation you will need to ensure you complete a playing under protest form signed (before the fixture and bring / email it to Rosa before the 12pm on the Thursday morning or the next working day).


  • The opposing Captain MUST countersign this form to acknowledge that the protesting team have a grievance and that the match will be played under protest, they CANNOT refuse to do so.
  • The opposing Captain has the opportunity to state their opinion regarding this grievance on the form in the space provided.
  • The end of each statement from each captain MUST be initialled to note its conclusion.
  • The completion of a Playing Under Protest form only allows an institution the right to appeal at the conclusion of the fixture as they have not accepted the conditions of the match, it does not guarantee the outcome of any subsequent appeal.
  • If later on, more issues arise, that were not apparent at the time the Playing Under Protest Form was signed: Either a new form should be completed, or; the issues should be added to the existing form with the time they are raised noted next to the Captains’ initials against these.

Sports Coaching Fund

The Sports Coaching Fund is available for Team Edge Hill Clubs to apply for development of student coaches or the provision of external coaches.

Sports Coaching Fund Criteria 2020-2021

General Criteria:

  1. General overview
    • The purpose of the Sports Coaching Fund (SCF) will provide opportunities for Team Edge Hill Sports clubs to apply for money to fund external club coaches and develop student coach education.


  1. Commitment
    • Applications will be made by the sport club. Applications from individual sports teams or students will not be accepted.
    • All clubs must be affiliated with the University and have met minimum quorate Team Edge Hill member prior to applying for funding from the Sports Coach Fund.
    • All teams within a club must show a commitment to BUCS competitions; including league and cup matches or individual BUCS competitions.
    • The expectation is that there will be no voluntary walkovers for any team within the club.
    • Clubs have identified potential external coaches with minimum level 2 qualification.
    • Clubs have identified potential student coach with relevant experience within the sport and who has a willingness to undertake a coaching qualification with the intention to coach the team for the remainder of the season and forthcoming season.
    • Clubs should have identified possible courses which potential student coach can attend and submit full details with application.
    • Full cost including course and travel fees must be submitted at time of application.
    • Clubs should provide additional information they can use to evidence previous attempts to improve and develop their clubs. (National Governing Body contact, links with local clubs etc).


  1. Allocation
    • The Sports coaching fund can allocation for external coaches to a maximum of £30.00 per hour depending on qualification and experience.

Standard rates are:

Level 2               £20.00 per hour

Level 3               £30.00 per hour

  • External coaches below level two cannot be funded with the Sports Coaching fund.
  • Coach education funding will only be made available to students with a full year of study after completion of qualification.
  • Maximum one qualified coaching course up to a level 2 course per team per year.
  • Maximum allocation for coaching courses will be:

Level 1 = £150             Level 2 = £350 


  1. Prioritisation
    • Where several clubs have applied for funding in the same academic year and where funding is limited, each application will be judged on its own merits. Should the applications be judged to have equal merits based on the above criteria priory will be given to;
      • Potential to gain BUCS points within their tier based on the past two years.
      • Potential to gain BUCS points in the future with progressions based evidence.
      • Team which have not received coaching support previously from the student coach fund.
      • Clubs which can evidence demand for example, where there is more than one team.

Team Edge Hill Sports Coach Fund Application Form 20-21

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