Athlete Support Personnel’s Rights and Responsibilities under the Code
The World Anti-Doping Code states the roles and responsibilities that Athlete Support Personnel have in relation to anti-doping.
WCF Anti-Doping Rules – ARTICLE 21 – ADDITIONAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ATHLETE SUPPORT PERSONNEL
The facts – what you need to know
As an Athlete Support Personnel, you must:
- be knowledgeable of and comply with these Anti-Doping Rules.
- cooperate with the Athlete Testing
- use your influence on Athlete values and behaviour to foster anti-doping attitudes.
- disclose to WCF and their National Anti-Doping Organization any decision by a non-Signatory finding that they committed an anti-doping rule violation within the previous ten (10) years.
- cooperate with Anti-Doping Organizations investigating anti-doping rule violations.
- cooperate in full with Anti-Doping Organizations investigating anti-doping rule violations, failure to do so may result in a charge of misconduct under WCF’s disciplinary rules.
- not Use or Possess any Prohibited Substance or Prohibited Method without valid justification. Any such Use or Possession may result in a charge of misconduct under WCF’s disciplinary rules.
- Not engage in offensive conduct towards a Doping Control official or other Person involved in Doping Control by Athlete Support Personnel, if this does not otherwise constitute Tampering, it may result in a charge of misconduct under WCF’s disciplinary rules.