Adult Club Criteria

For Application:

• Have a designated FA Charter Standard Co-ordinator
• To be formerly constituted
• Require a set of recent Committee meeting minutes
• Be affiliated to a County FA
• Have at least one team playing in an FA sanctioned League
• Have a bank account in the club’s name
• Provide a balance sheet and profit and loss account
• Have a Club Equality Policy
• Implement The FA Respect Codes of Conduct
• Link to a feeder club for players
• A good disciplinary record
• Club officials with clear job descriptions
• A qualified first aider with every team having an in-date FA Emergency Aiders qualification or FA recognised qualification. If the first aider is a player an additional first aider is required, this could be another player.
• A minimum of 90% of all FA qualified coaches to be members of The FA Licensed Coaches Club

Annual Commitment:

• Complete the annual health check
• First aid kit at all training sessions and fixtures
• Organise an FA Respect briefing for all officials, managers and spectators
• Attend one County FA in service event
• If the senior team plays in the National League System (steps 1-7) one coach to attend a six hour or two, three hour coaching workshops annually.