Quality Policy Statement

This document is distributed to the following people throughout Acorn FC, Football Club and any other interested parties.

  • Parents
  • Players
  • Coaches
  • Officials
  • Volunteers

Acorn FC is committed to supporting the National Player Development structure and the Coach Education Programme by adopting the principles of ISO 9001: 2008, the International Standard for Quality Management System Requirements, and continually reviewing and improving our services. The Management of Acorn FC are committed to ensuring this policy is communicated to all interested parties where applicable.

Acorn FC will provide a quality coaching programme for talented young footballers delivered by qualified coaches in a safe environment. It will achieve this by:-

  1. Adopting a player centred approach;
  2. Ensuring the welfare of the players;
  3. Promoting codes of conduct for players, parents and coaches;
  4. Utilising high quality, safe facilities and equipment;
  5. Encouraging continuing coach education and awareness;
  6. Operating in an open and transparent manner;
  7. Adhering and complying with statutory and regulatory requirements including UEFA and FA guidelines;
  8. Ensuring this policy is reviewed at least annually

Parents will be advised to;

  • Encourage their child to play by the laws of the game
  • Avoid pressurising their child about winning or losing
  • Support and encourage all players including the opposition
  • Avoid publicly criticising their child or other players
  • Accept decisions made by match officials