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Football Development Officer

Belper Leisure Centre is a charitbale company providing community leisure for the local area.

Location
Belper Leisure Centre, DE56 0DA
Contact Name
Joy Tomlinson
Contact Telephone
01773 825285
Contact Email
joy.tomlinson@belperleisurecentre.co.uk
Organisation
Belper Leisure Centre

About Football Development Officer

To support the Belper Leisure Centre Football Development Plan

Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Growth and Retention

  • Work with Partner Club and other clubs to develop programmes to sustain and grow the player / team base of mini soccer, youth, 11v11, disability and women & girls football
  • Analyse teams, leagues and participation data available, to increase capacity, fill gaps and identify potential growth areas in provision
  • Develop and support leagues in order to provide the most appropriate club competition structure locally
  • Support and build links between local authorities, Derbyshire County Community Trust, schools, colleges and FA Charter Standard Clubs
  • Assist junior clubs seeking FA Charter accreditation
  • Assist clubs with a range of training and support services
  • Provide an introduction to football in schools to develop intra / inter school football
  • Source additional investment that will support / compliment the objectives of the Centre's work towards the development of clubs and leagues
  • Support the development of casual football
  • Organise and operate on-site football coaching sessions
  • Organise and manage a range of football festivals/competitions aimed at all levels and abilities

Raising Standards and Improve Behaviour

  • Support clubs in achieving the FA Charter Standard award including support around the annual health check
  • Develop a network of high quality FA Charter Standard Clubs
  • Support the implementation and delivery of 'Respect'

Better Players

  • Support, resource and monitor the player pathway for male and female players and strengthen the pathway by investing in appropriate competition structures, clubs and coaches
  • Analyse and monitor existing coaching provision within clubs to support the development of a coach education programme that seeks to improve coaching locally

Running the Game

  • Support the development of the local plan and support the FA's National Game Strategy and the Derbyshire County FA's Strategy 2018 – 2021.

Workforce

  • Support the development and delivery of a coach education programme and continued professional development in conjunction with the Derbyshire FA.
  • Develop and invest in young leaders and volunteers through the Football Futures Programme
  • Support the recruitment, retention and development of volunteers
  • Work with the Derbyshire FA Referees Development Officer to support the recruitment, retention and development of Referees

Facilities

  • Comply with the National Football Facilities Strategy 2018 – 2021
  • Ensure the facilities are maintained to the correct standard
  • Work to provide a consistent service at the Centre

Marketing, PR and Communications

  • Support grassroots clubs to promote the game
  • Support the delivery of targeted FA Campaigns
  • Positively raise the profile of local football at the Centre
  • Utilise data and good practice examples to positively promote the game with / through partners and media outlets

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