AFC Kesgrave AFC Kesgrave U7/U8 Club Induction 2013/14 Friday 19th July 2013
AFC Kesgrave Agenda • Introduction • Background/Club Directives • Expectations/Code of Conduct • Information for 2013/14 Season • Child Protection • Financials • Club Achievements/Plans/Ideas • AOB/Q&A • Drinks!
AFC Kesgrave Introductions
AFC Kesgrave Core Committee Members • Brendan Tuck - Chairman, U16 Manager/Coach • Clive Pack - Vice Chairman, U13 Manager/Coach • Keith Linard - Club Treasurer, U16 Treasurer • Ellen Coldwell - Club Secretary • Ian Ward - Boys Child Welfare Officer (CWO), U16 Coach • Duncan Coldwell - Boys Development Officer , U15 Manager/Coach • Kellie Knight - Girls Secretary, Girls Child Welfare Officer (CWO) • Brian Knight - Girls Development Officer, Girls U13 Manager/Coach • Rachel Nightingale - Fundraising Coordinator • Website Administrator - TBC • Parents Rep - TBC • Contact details on website – www.afckesgrave.co.uk
AFC Kesgrave Background and Club Directives
AFC Kesgrave Background & Progress • Initially formed in 2005 as Kesgrave Kestrels U8’s • AFC Kesgrave formed 2007 with U10’s • 2008 - U8 • 2009 - U8, U11, Community Coaching Programme • 2010 - U8 • 2011 - U8 • 2012 - U8, U13 & U15 Girls • 2013 - U7, U8, U10 & U12 Girls
AFC Kesgrave Background & Progress cont. • Total of 13 teams for the 2013/14 season; • Boys - U7, U8 (5v5) • Boys - U9, U10 (7v7) • Boys - U11, U12 (9v9) • Boys - U13, U15, U16 (11v11) • Girls - U10 (7v7) • Girls - U12, U14, U16 (9v9)
AFCKesgrave Club Directives • Consistent approach to coaching • Player Centric • Development of Players (and Coaches) • Good techniques • Good team play • Ethos/Reputation • No “Win at all Costs” mentality • Build reputation based on above • Focus on U7/U8’s • Respect to all • Club of choice
AFC Kesgrave Code of Conduct/Key Expectations
AFC Kesgrave Code of Conduct • Applies to everyone - Coaches, Players, Spectators and all other “Club Members” • Fair Play Award • Respect Campaign • Information is on website!
AFC Kesgrave Expectations - Players Enjoy themselves! Listen Learn Disciplined Sportsmanship to be displayed towards everyone Match day & training kit Please help your child ensure they wear the correct kit!
AFC Kesgrave Code of Conduct - Players Always play to the best of my ability Play fairly – I won’t cheat, complain or waste time Respect my team-mates, the other team, the Referee or my Coach/Manager Play by the rules, as directed by the Referee Shake hands with the other team and Referee at the end of the game Listen and respond to what my Coach/Team Manager tells me Talk to someone I trust or the club welfare officer if I’m unhappy about anything at my club
AFCKesgrave Quote - in relation to respect • From Simon Bole – SSYL Referee AFC Kesgrave 11 v Martlesham 0 (Cup) – 20th Feb 2010 “Hi Brendan, Well done today and good luck for the rest of the season. I just wanted to say what a pleasure it was for me to ref your game. To be fair I had little to do, but I was made welcome and to have the boys come up afterwards was special. It had not happened before. You have a good set-up there and some promising players, keep it up! Best regards, Simon.”
AFC Kesgrave Expectations - Coaches Communication – Common Sense & Courtesy Inform parents as early as possible for matches or changes in schedules Timely responses Punctuality Should be setting example and be prepared/organised Provide a healthy positive environment in which to train/learn Positive not negative Provide structured training sessions/match days
AFC Kesgrave Code of Conduct - Coaches Place the well-being, safety and enjoyment of each player above everything, including winning Explain exactly what I expect of players and what they can expect from me Never engage in or tolerate any form of bullying Develop mutual trust and respect with every player to build their self-esteem Encourage each player to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance Ensure all activities I organise are appropriate for the players’ ability level, age and maturity
AFC Kesgrave Expectations - Parents • Communication – Common Sense & Courtesy • Please let coaches know as early as possible if you unable to attend training or matches - txt, e-mail or call • Please inform coaches of any illnesses, injuries etc. • Timely responses • Punctuality • Session or warm-up affected by people turning up late • Stand on opposite side of pitch – part of Respect campaign
AFC Kesgrave Expectations - Parents cont. • Let coaches coach! • We want you to support, be vocal and encourage! • Positive not negative! • Towards both teams
AFC Kesgrave Code of Conduct – Parents/Spectators • Applaud the opposition as well as your own team • Remember that children play for FUN • Applaud effort and good play as well as success • Always respect the match officials’ decisions • Let the Coach do their job and not confuse the players by telling them what to do • Encourage the players to respect the opposition, Referee and match officials • Avoid criticising a player for making a mistake – mistakes are part of learning • Never engage in, or tolerate offensive, insulting, or abusive language/behaviour
AFC Kesgrave Information for 2013/14 Season
AFC Kesgrave U7/U8 Information for 2013/2014 Season • Season starts 7th or 14th September • Two teams (5v5) • Games 40 minutes (20 minutes each half) • 10:30am KO • Rolling subs • Size 3 footballs • Goal size - 12’ x 6’ • Pitch size - 50 x 30 (min) or 60 x 40 (max) yards • Home pitch - Kesgrave Community Centre • Non-competitive
AFC Kesgrave U7/U8 Information for 2013/2014 Season • Equal playing time • Rotation of positions • Players to shake Referee’s hand after each game • Parent participation and help; • Setting up goals • Refereeing • Tuck Shop - rota? • Social Events
AFC Kesgrave Information for 2013/2014 Season • Matches • U7 & U8 - Kesgrave Community Centre • U9 & U10 - Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge • U11 & U12 - Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge • U13 - Kesgrave High School • U15 & U16 - Kesgrave Community Centre • U10, U12, U14 & U16 Girls - Kesgrave Community Centre • Training • Kesgrave Community Centre • Kesgrave High School MUGA
AFC Kesgrave Information for 2013/2014 Season • Insurance • Suffolk FA • AFC Kesgrave provide enhanced insurance for players via Bluefin
AFC Kesgrave Child Protection
AFC Kesgrave Child Protection • Child Protection Policy - copy available on our website
AFC Kesgrave Child Protection – Child Welfare Officer (CWO) • Has two fundamental roles: • Taking the lead in being informed and aware of the league or club’s responsibilities when running football activities for children and young people. This involves: • Ensuring these responsibilities are well-understood by others • Developing best-practice processes
AFC Kesgrave Child Protection – Child Welfare Officer (CWO) • Helping club personnel understand what their ‘duty of care’ towards children and young people actually means and entails on a day-to-day basis. For example: • Ensuring all relevant people complete The FA’s ‘Safeguarding Children’ training programme • Monitoring to ensure club and FA guidelines are being put into practice • Assisting those with regular contact with children and young people to complete the FA CRB paperwork
AFC Kesgrave Child Protection – Child Welfare Officer (CWO) • Our Child Welfare Officers are: • Ian Ward - Boys • Kellie Knight - Girls • Contact details are on the club website together with an ‘Incident Form’ should any concerns or situations arise
AFC Kesgrave Financials
AFC Kesgrave Financials • Club • Oversight of financial governance of age groups • Revenues: • Player Registration fees (U7/U8 2013/14 - £35 per player) • Fundraising events • Organise & pays for: • FA / League affiliation & registrations • Accident & Public Liability Insurance • Match pitches/referees • Provide stable financial start for U7/U8 • Training for Coaches • Club development activities
AFC Kesgrave Financials • Age Groups • Self-funding & financially independent of club • Revenues: • Player Subscription fees (U8's 2013/14 – 2 x £35 per player) • Sponsorship/Fundraising activities • Organise & pays for: • Kits & equipment • Training facilities • Events/gifts for players • Fundraising…..got an idea…..get involved!
AFC Kesgrave Club Plans/Ideas/Achievements
AFC Kesgrave Short to Medium Term Plans • U8’s for each season • Achieve Charter Status • Funding/continued sponsorship - Business Plan • Local Funding Initiatives e.g. SPARKS • Football Foundation • Introduce and expand Girls Football • Introduce Programme to Coach Coaches
AFCKesgrave Achievements • U8’s for each season - Achieved to date • Charter Standard Status - Achieved • Funding/Sponsorship - Achieved Funding • Girls Team - Achieved
AFC Kesgrave Medium to Long Term Plans • U18 Team • Senior Teams – Men's & Women's • Head Quarters
AFC Kesgrave Sponsorship • Club • Age group • If you have any contacts please talk to them! • If you have any ideas please speak to us!
AFC Kesgrave AOB/Q&A
AFC Kesgrave Drinks!