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1 Parents Induction 2015/2016 Season

2 Agenda Club history Team set up for new season Club coaches Committee team New Club Philosophy How we are funded Child protection FA respect Parents contribution, what can you do ?? Social media and web site New for this season and next

3 Club was formed back in 1970 with 4 teams and was called Greetland Boys. In 1984 the club moved into the new Greetland Community Centre. We changed our name to Greetland Goldstars in 1998 and our first girls teams were formed. 2004 saw the club gain the prestigious FA Charter Standard award. The club gained the FA Charter Development award in 2007. And in 2014, Greetland Goldstars started our first disability teams, who train down at 3Gi. This year we have been awarded the highest award in grassroots football, the FA Charter Community Standard. Club history

4 28 teams, across 13 age groups, with over 300 players 2 x Under 7’s 3 x Under 8’s 1 x Under 9’s Girls (New team) 3 x Under 9’s 2 x Under 10’s 1 x Under 10’s Girls (New team) 2 x Under 11’s 2 x Under 12’s 2 x Under 13’s 1 x Under 14’s 1 x Under 15’s 2 x Under 16’s 2 x Open Age Saturday teams 2 x Ability Counts Adults teams 2 x Ability Counts Junior teams (under 14 and 16’s) 28 teams, across 13 age groups, with over 300 players Teams for 2015/2016 season

5 All our club coaches and managers are CRB checked (£10 per check) All are working towards or hold the FA level 1 football coaching award (4 days in total, course funded by the club £140) A lot of coaches are now taking their FA Youth Mod 1 course (4 day course over 2 weekends cost £140) A great deal of coaches attend the WRCFA (West Riding County FA) CPD (Continuing Professional Development) events, so they can enhance there knowledge and experience. Club coaches And they are all unpaid volunteers

6 President – Nigel Whitworth Chairman – John King Secretary – Paul Burke Treasurer – Paula McCloy Child Welfare Officer – Stuart Blagbrough Membership secretaries - Gary Pickard and Russ Baxter Coach Development Officers – Martin Bagley and Russ Baxter Fundraising Officer – Adam Oldroyd Football Development Office and Charter Standard Officer – John King Press and Publicity Officer – Nigel Whitworth Meet the new club committee

7 Who we are How we play The player How we coach How we support Who we are We are a Charter Standard Community football club, serving the local community in providing football for everyone irrespective of age, race, sex or ability. How we play We actively promote football in a positive manner, respecting others around us, playing fairly and behaving graciously to oppositions and officials at all times. The player Our players are representatives of our club, we promote development of players to achieve the best they can whilst always enjoying the experience of football. How we coach We promote our coaches to continuously develop their skills so they can provide the best coaching to all our players in a safe and positive environment for progression. How we support The club supports and mentors all coaches and players who wish to progress their coaching experience and football activities within the club. New Club Philosophy

8 All our money comes from player subs and fundraising. We pay out around £13,600 in winter training hire each season. Our club equipment costs us around £2,227 last season (footballs, bibs, pumps etc.) Pitch hire from Calderdale council is £3,279 each season. The clubs affiliation with WRCFA and Huddersfield league fees is around £1,362 Coaching courses £1,860 How we are funded This is why club fundraising it very important, please support our events

9 Child Protection Policy Greetland Goldstars Junior Football Club aims to provide the safest environment possible for all children who train and play for the club. The safety and well being of any child that we come in contact with is our first priority. The club adheres to the Football Association guidelines on all matters concerning child protection and all Managers, Coaches and Assistants are certified and registered with the West Riding F.A to ensure their suitability to supervise children. Stuart Blagbrough is the clubs Child Welfare Officer Tel No 01422 379539, mobile 07832 232496, e-mail All coaches, assistants and managers will have an up to date CRB card. Football Association quote ‘Non action is not an option’

10 Respect is the collective responsibility of everyone involved in football to create a fair, safe and enjoyable environment in which the game can take place. Respect club Codes of Conduct for parents Designated Spectator Areas please use them Captain taking responsibility Referee managing the game In The FA’s annual Grassroots Survey 56 per cent of respondents reported that their experience of the game had improved as a result of measures introduced through the Respect programme - up from 40 per cent. Now watch this short FA video, have you seen this person???


12 Support your children in a positive manner from the touch line. Always respect the referee and remember they are all voluntary, and without them we could not play. Provide the coaches/managers with as much support as you can (putting up goals etc.) Provide and support the clubs fundraising events, and remember without the club there would be no teams. We are always interested in people who want to get involved in helping on the committee or other club activities, please ask. Parents contribution, what can you do? Club moto “To win fairly and lose with honour”

13 The club gained its FA “Community Standard” award, this season (highest FA Grassroots award) We have been chosen as WRCFA FA Charter Development Club of the Year (presentation night in August) We set up disability football last September and now run training at 3Gi every Saturday 11am till 12pm The club is with the assistance from the WRCFA setting up a new under 9’s and 10’s girls teams for next season, training every Thursday 5:30pm to 6:30pm We have also been chosen for the WRCFA for the FA Mentor scheme with 50 hours of free coaching from the WRCFA to be provided to our coaches New this season and next! Greetland Goldstars is one of only a small handful of FA Community Charter clubs in this area

14 The clubs web site is a great source of information We encourage you all to look at our web site, it will have all the fixtures and results for all the teams. The club now has a Facebook account Also a new Twitter account We encourage you all to use these social media sites as they are a great way to find out what the club does. Social media and web site

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