F.A. CHARTER

Westwood Wanderers have a team of hard working individuals who ensure that we keep running the club in a proffesional manner set out in the guidelines below:

Development Club Criteria

For Application: Administration & Operations
Have a designated FA Charter Standard Coordinator
Club officials with clear job descriptions
Be affiliated to a County FA
Have at least one team playing in an FA sanctioned League
Require a set of recent Committee meeting minutes
Have a bank account in the clubs name
Provide a balance sheet and profit & loss account
A good disciplinary record

Constitution & Policies
To be formerly constituted
Have a club Equality Policy
Have a club Safeguarding Policy
Implement The FA Respect Codes of Conduct

Checks, Coaching & Qualifications
All relevant officials to have an FA Enhanced CRC check
Minimum of one FA Level 1 coach with an in-date FA Emergency Aid qualification and FA Safeguarding Children certificate with every Youth Team
At least one FA Level 2 Coach with one of the teams
A qualified first aider with every Adult team having an
in-date FA Emergency Aid qualification or FA recognised qualification. If the first aider is a player an additional first aider is required.
A minimum of 90% of all FA qualified coaches to be members of The FA Licensed Coaches Club
Coach:Player ratio 1:16 max
Links, Pathways & Development Plans
Have a club link to recruit and/or progress players
A minimum of 5 teams covering at least 4 different age groups
A football development plan for 3 to 5 years

Annual Commitment:
Complete the Annual Health Check during County FA window (dates set by County FA)
First aid kit stocked and available at all training sessions & fixtures
Organise an FA Respect briefing for all officials, managers and spectators
Attend at least one County FA In Service workshop or CPD event
Review development plan with County FA
If the senior team plays in the National League System (Steps 1-7) one coach to attend a six hour or two, three hour workshops annually. (organised by the league)