Useful Information

This page has been created to signpost guidance and policies to support our volunteer coaches and co-ordinators.

Coaching

Team admin

Facilities

Current Coronavirus guidance

Coaching

  • Safeguarding policy and guidance [add links]
  • Code of conduct for coaches
  • Club’s Coaching Philosophy [upload doc and add link]
  • Session plans/ideas [don’t we have Dropbox with this? If not, create one]
  • Team roles: Head Coach/Manager, Coach(es), Coaching Assistants, Team Coordinator, Stores Coordinator, Matchday Helpers, Matchday Delegate, Assistant Referee, Sponsor Coordinator
  • Matchday guidance – checklist (assign parents to tasks i.e. stores person/key holder, set up goals etc, greet opposition & referee (match delegate?), assistant referee ready; equipment present and correct; safe area for water bottles etc, ); equal playing time plan and formations
  • Qualifications and requirements (must all be in-date)
    • FA DBS check
    • FA Safeguarding course
    • First Aid (either FA delivered or FA approved)
    • Coaching – Playmaker/Level 1
    • FA Licensed Coaches Club membership
  • Coach mentors’ contact details

Team admin

  • Safeguarding policy and guidance [add links]
  • Code of conduct for players
  • Code of conduct for coaches
  • Code of conduct for team officials
  • Code of conduct for parents/carers/spectators
  • Team roles: Head Coach/Manager, Coach(es), Coaching Assistants, Team Coordinator, Stores Coordinator, Matchday Helpers, Matchday Delegate, Assistant Referee, Sponsor Coordinator
  • Fixtures confirmation – league, own team, pitch allocations (fixtures@), referee, opposition
  • Reporting results to the league; matchday complaints process
  • Sharing team news/results – report form for website and social media; what can/cannot be publicly shared
  • Membership fees
  • Registrations guidance
  • Referees: finding/booking; paying fees/reimbursement
  • Kit/sponsorship guidance – inc fundraising ideas
  • Training equipment
  • Matchday equipment and preparation (goals, respect barrier, corner flags etc) – see facilities
    • Stores person role
  • Winter training schedule [page needs to be updated]
  • Where to go for help and advice
    • Safeguarding
    • Leagues
  • Booking external tournaments

Facilities

Coronavirus

The Club

FAQs from Parents/Carers

Other info to categorise

  • Awards and recognition – regular awards/recognition amongst team, annual awards/recognition amongst team and Club; recent copies of Goalposts
  • Comms and Social Media