Coaches are an integral part in promoting the Club’s aims and reputation. Within this they need to lead and advance all positive aspects of behaviour and sportsmanship by: respecting the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat each equally placing the well-being and safety of each player above all other considerations including the development of performance adhering to all guidelines laid down by the Rules of The Football Association develop an appropriate working relationship with each player based on mutual trust and respect not exerting undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward encouraging and guiding players to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance ensuring that the activities they direct or advocate are appropriate for their age, maturity, experience and ability of players clarifying with the players (and where appropriate parents/carers) exactly what is expected of them and also what they are entitled to expect from their coach co-operating fully with other specialists (e.g. other coaches, officials, sports scientists, doctors, physiotherapists) in the best interests of the player promoting the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. Fair Play) and never condone violations of the Laws of the Game, behaviour contrary to the spirit of the Laws of the Game or relevant rules and regulations or the use of prohibited substances or techniques consistently displaying high standards of behaviour and appearance not using or tolerating inappropriate language or behaviour respecting players, team officials and supporters, both your own and the opposition regardless of race or creed, ability or disability respecting the match official never publicly questioning their decisions and avoid words or actions which may mislead them.
Aged up to School Year 4? – Join our Development Centre
We run coaching sessions for children aged 6 to 9 years old every Saturday morning starting at 9.30 a.m. until 11.00 a.m. at Little Heath Road, Tilehurst.
Parents get FREE Tea or Coffee and currently the coaching is £3 per hour and a half session read more