Grassroots football wouldn’t exist without our incredible volunteers.
There are lots of different roles required to run a football club, from secretaries and treasurers to coaches and club welfare officers, local clubs need volunteers to keep running and ensure they provide football for all.
Below are some of the roles involved and a brief explanation of them.
A pivotal role within the club. Paul is responsible for the running of the club and for organising and chairing its committee. As well as procedural matters, Paul is responsible for the strategic direction of the club.
Paul is the main point of contact for people within and outside the club on just about every aspect of the club’s activities.
The treasurer is responsible for the club’s money and keeping the club on a sound financial footing.
John handles the day-to-day financial administration of the club, making and receiving all payments on behalf of the club, and recording every transaction.
John is responsible for ensuring the financial integrity of the Club, presenting audited financial statements to club members at the Annual General Meeting.
The Club Welfare Officer is a key role for any youth club and is responsible for ensuring that the club operates a safe and enjoyable playing environment for young players or adults at risk.
Lisa ensures that all coaches and helpers have undergone the required FA background checks and workshops.
Lisa is the primary point of contact for any member who may have concerns regarding the safeguarding of children or adults at risk.
For more information see the dedicated child safety page in the link below.
For the manager/coaches contact details see the individual team pages in the More Info link below.
The managers/coaches are responsible for player development, individually and as a collective unit.
Responsible for team administration in the buildup to and during matches, as well as recruitment.
The team manager/coach is likely to be in close contact with parents or guardians re their child’s development and expectations.