Adhere to Club Values at all times
-Use my position to set a positive example for the young people I am responsible for.
-Show respect to others involved in the game including match officials, opposition players, coaches, managers, officials, and spectators.
-Show respect to other Beaconsfield Town FC Managers and Coaches, the Club’s Football Management Committee and Trustees.
-Not engage in any form of abuse either verbally, on e-mail or on social media, what’s app etc
-Adhere to the laws and spirit of the game.
-Promote Fair Play and high standards of behaviour.
-Respect the match official’s decision.
-Never enter the field of play without the referee’s permission
-Never engage in, or tolerate, offensive, insulting, or abusive language or behaviour
-Be gracious in victory and defeat.
WHEN WORKING WITH PLAYERS, I WILL:
-Place the well-being, safety, and enjoyment of each player above everything, including winning.
-Never engage in or tolerate any form of bullying.
-Encourage each player to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance.
-Ensure all activities I organize are appropriate for the players’ ability level, age, and maturity.
-Co-operate fully with others in football (e.g., officials, doctors, physiotherapists, welfare officers) for each player’s best interests.
I understand that if I do not follow the Code, any/all of the following actions may be taken by my club, County FA or The FA:
AS A RESULT, I MAY BE:
-Required to meet with the Club, League, or County Welfare Officer
-Suspended by the Club from attending matches.
-Suspended or fined by the County FA.
-Required to leave or be removed from my position within the Club.
-My FA Coaching License may be withdrawn.
PARENTS CODE OF CONDUCT:
We all have a responsibility to promote high standards of behaviour in the game
This club is supporting The FA’s Respect programme to ensure football can be enjoyed in a safe, positive environment.
Remember children’s football is a time for them to develop their technical, physical, tactical and social skills. Winning isn’t everything.
Play your part and observe The FA’s Respect Code of Conduct for spectators and parents/carers at all times.
-Remember that children play for FUN
-Applaud effort and good play as well as success
-Always respect the match officials’ decisions
-Remain outside the field of play and within the Designated Spectators’ Area (where provided)
-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 or behaviour.
I understand that if I do not follow the Code, any/all of the following actions may be taken by my club, County FA, league or The FA:
I MAY BE:
-Issued with a verbal warning from a club or league official
-Required to meet with the club, league or County FA Welfare Officer
-Required to meet with the club committee
-Obliged to undertake an FA education course
-Obliged to leave the match venue by the club
-Requested by the club not to attend future games
-Suspended or have my club membership removed
-Required to leave the club along with any dependents.
The FA/County FA could impose a fine and/ or suspension on the club.
Please contact Club Welfare Officer for more information.
-Members are always to uphold the good name of the Club; they must act in a sportsman/woman like manner and observe the laws of the game.
-Members inc Players, Parents, Supporters are to adhere to the Rules of the 3G Pitch and other Premises.
-No Smoking on all premises
-No Dogs on other premises
-Parents/Supporters are not allowed on 3G pitch during training and matches, reasons are:
-To let the coach, do their job and not confuse the players by telling them what to do (as per FA Respect Code of Conduct).
-Health and Safety……to prevent accidents to parents, supporters and any younger siblings, hard kicked footballs can hurt a small child, spilled hot beverages will scald.
-Child Welfare…. All our Managers/Coaches are DBS checked and have undertaken appropriate courses in Safeguarding Children and Emergency Aid. It is with the Safeguarding of ALL our young players in mind that we try to prevent any person/s unrelated or unconnected to a player be in close contact with them. This is especially important within the Development section where we have a lot of adults in attendance.
-Please note you may enter at the managers/coach’s request should your child receive an injury or is visibly upset.
-Any fine imposed by any football authority on the Club as a result of misconduct by a club member, be it player, parent, or supporter, will be reimbursed by the member to the Club within 14 days of notification of the fine.
-Any fine imposed by any league on a Team as a result of being unable to fulfil a fixture (without appropriate notice at the start of playing season) by a number of players within that team being absent i.e. attending same event (party, school trip, holiday, work etc) will be reimbursed by the members absent to the Club within 21 days of notification of the fine.
-Any fine imposed by any league/authority because of refusing to fulfil fixture for Personal/Player/Parental reason…. i.e., opposition is too strong, opposition players/officials/parents were verbally abusive at previous game etc…. Manager to seek advice of Committee first who in turn will seek advice from League. If League states game must be played Beaconsfield Town FC Committee member/s to be present at game. If Beaconsfield Town FC Manager/Parents still refuse to fulfil match, then Beaconsfield Town FC Committee will decide who is liable.
LEAGUE IMPOSED FINES AND WHO IS LIABLE
Removal of Team from League due to Team Disbanding = CLUB.
Removal of Team from League due to Team/Manager wishing to enter different League =TEAM/MANAGER.
Late/Inaccurate/Incomplete League Registration = CLUB.
Insufficient Player Registration by given date = MANAGER.
Late/Inaccurate/Incomplete Results inc ALL League/Cup Matches = MANAGER.
Failure to fulfil fixture without appropriate notice to League Divisional Officer i.e., not having checked dates at start of season of player absence due to School Trips/Holidays = MANAGER.
Failure to fulfil fixture due to player absence en-masse (not inc individual illness/injury) i.e., attending party, school trip leaving team short of players at short notice = PARENTS.
Refusal to fulfil fixture…. i.e., for Personal/Player/Parental reason…. Manager to seek advice of Committee first who in turn will seek advice from League. If League states game must be played Beaconsfield Town FC Committee member/s to be present at game. If Beaconsfield Town FC Manager/Parents still refuse to fulfil match, hen = MANAGER/PARENTS
Player Bookings (carded/suspension) = PLAYER.
Playing a Player who is suspended/not registered = MANAGER.
New Manager (first season) 1 fine allowance…Seasoned Manager zero fine allowance.
All Managers 2 fine allowance.
CLUB IMPOSED FINES
Failure to inform Referee of cancelled matches…full Referee fee to be paid = MANAGER.
Please note that Training and Matchday kit is supplied as part of the subscription fee. The initial registration fee is not a payment for any part of the kit.
All Training and Home kit is provided via Beaconsfield Town FC.
Additional kit can be purchased via the club if required.
Please do not add player names to kits for any player. This is due to Child Protection and can cause problems for the club.
When Manager’s and their Assistants are appointed to a team, they should be interviewed by members of the Football Management Committee. This is to make sure everyone understands how the Club works, its Vision and Values and how we all work together for the benefit of our members. This also gives the individual concerned an opportunity to find out any relevant information and to ask questions.
Attain and Maintain FA Level credentials and undertake DBS check.
Become a licensed coach (free) The club will refund all expenses incurred.
1st 4Sport Level One courses can be booked on the Essex FA website as below.
We are looking for new coaches/managers to our club development. Beaconsfield Town FC will fund your FA Level 1 qualification. Have a look at https://thebootroom.thefa.com/learning/qualifications/introduction-to-coaching-football & https://www.berks-bucksfa.com/coaches/development-and-courses for more information or contact the club at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ensure you have the training equipment updated medical equipment sourced. Please see Youth Club Secretary in the contact list.
Organise administration of league registration documentation.
Maintain DBS, Emergency Aid and Safeguarding Children accreditations as required.
Please see Club Welfare Officer in the contact list.
Arrange logistics for all fixtures, friendlies and league with opposition, parents and if allocated, the referee. The home manager must contact the opposition by, at the latest Monday night before the following weekend’s fixture.
Communicate Club ethos to parents and players.
Ensure team is available to fulfil all league fixtures.
Ensure a Level 1 coach is present at every game and training session.
Report results/ postponements to the league as per the required timeframe
Ensure every player at a match gets at least 50% playing time at non-competitive fixtures (up to and including all U11 games). After that level 50% playing time should still be a minimum target playing time per player.
Liaise with other year group managers, especially in transition years.
Attend section meetings/ all managers meetings and AGM, or at least make sure your team is represented.
Promote and populate the club website.