If you are interested in joining AC Finchley as a player, we are happy to offer you an opportunity to come to a training session at any time with one of our teams. Just email email@example.com stating the current school year group.
PLEASE NOTE - ALL OUR U7 TO U10 TEAMS ARE CURRENTLY FULL. Please call Alex Vainella at Non Stop Action on 020 8446 0006 to discuss opportunities at these age groups.
Once a year in May, we have a club open day, where all new players are welcome to attend a fun day of football at the fantastic facilities at Finchley Catholic High School playing fields.
Watch this space for further details.
If you are interested in coaching or running a team we are always looking for dedicated volunteers. Please email our Club Secretary on firstname.lastname@example.org
TEAMS LOOKING FOR PLAYERS NOW:
WE NEED YOU!
Like most other grassroots football clubs, AC Finchley is dependent on an army of volunteers. The roles within the Club are many and varied and include:
COACHES - They give up their time, nervous energy and patience to coach our young people and manage the teams. Three of these coaches have the additional role of being the coaches’ representative for a group of age levels
PARENTS AND CARERS - They get their children to matches, pay the subs and help in many ways including taking the burden from coaches by undertaking team admin, running the line and as match day delegates.
REFEREES - They are often parents or older players whom the Club has sponsored to obtain a refereeing qualification
CLUB SECRETARY - Who deals with all the Club’s, teams’ and players’ affiliations and registrations and the ongoing relationship with the leagues and County FA to which we are affiliated
CLUB WELFARE OFFICER - Who ensures all CRB checks and safeguarding qualifications are up-to-date for over 60 individuals
FIRST AID OFFICER - Who ensures all coaches have up-to-date first aid certificates and organizes training for them
PITCH SECRETARY - Who deals with the hiring and weekly allocation of home match pitches for 24 teams
TRAINING PITCH SECRETARY - Who deals with the hiring and allocation of training pitches for 24 teams
EVENTS MANAGER - Who takes the lead in organizing fundraising events such as dinners, tournaments and the like
TREASURER - Who keeps the books for all income and expenditure by the Club from subs, to pitch hire to referees fees
KIT MANAGER - Who looks after the kit requirements for over 320 players and over 50 managers
PARENTS’ REPRESENTATIVE - Who is the port of call for issues which parents wish to raise
COACHING DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - Who deals with the ongoing development of the skills of our coaches
COMMERCIAL MANAGER - Who looks for opportunities to raise money through grants and the like
COMMUNITY LIAISON MANAGER - Who produces the Club’s newsletters and weekly coaches’ bulletin
Helpers who assist the Club in running events such as the annual Trials Day, Presentation Day, the Sixes Tournament, Trials, dinners, Golf Day etc, doing anything from cooking burgers to selling merchandise (and clearing up afterwards)
WE ARE IN CONSTANT NEED OF HELP ON ALL THESE FRONTS SO IF YOU WANT TO HELP THE CLUB CONTINUE ITS SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY PLEASE CONTACT ANY OF THE COACHES YOU KNOW or email our Club Secretary on email@example.com