8th March 2013 2013 – 2014 The FA Whole Sport Plan / National Game Strategy NY Sport NGB Day FA National Games Strategy: ‘Our promise to football’ 1. Retain 129,000 teams and grow participation 2. Raise standards and improve behaviour 3. • 80% of all mini soccer and youth teams to have the FA Charter Standard • 65% of NG stakeholders think Respect has improved their experience Develop better young players and coaches • Review the format of children’s football- FA YDR • 80% of all teams to have a qualified coach • Expand the FA Skills programme FA National Games Strategy: ‘Our promise to football’ 4. Run the game effectively • Management information • Maximise technology • Business development • Maximising investment 5. Workforce • Invest £44m into the workforce 6. Facilities • Invest £40m into facilities generating £150m investment Staying focused on customer needs? Improve Facilities A Referee for Every Game Addressing Abusive Behaviour Sport England 13-17 Plan Investment Opportunities • Further Sport England 13-17 plan investment will be available for some County FAs for the following programmes:• Join Our Club • Vauxhall Youth Programme • Respect • • • • • HE Football Activators Charter Standard Growth Fund FA Coach Mentors County Disability Leagues Just Play Fund • CCFC extension Sport England 13-17 Plan Join Our Club • Rebrand of School - Club Links • Targeting 5 – 25 age group however 14 – 17 and Adult 11 v 11 are priority areas • To gain funding 20 or more new players must be recruited • County FA’s to identify priority clubs Sport England 13-17 Plan Vauxhall Mash Up Centres • Charter Standard Club led sessions for 14 – 16 year olds • Exit routes for players to: - Continue to play informally in Mash Up sessions - Join a team within the club • County FA’s to identify priority clubs Sport England 13-17 Plan Respect • Continuation of the Respect programme throughout Counties with support from key stakeholders by: - League Forums / Seminars - Respect awards scheme - Implementation of the FA Youth Development Review Sport England 13-17 Plan HE Football Activators • Small funding pot to work alongside identified Universities to deliver local projects to attract students aged 19-25 back into or to retain participation. • Student led programme with support from University staff, CFA staff and key stakeholders e.g. small sided providers • Possible link to Small Sided Football Development Fund Sport England 13-17 Plan Charter Standard Growth Fund • Designed to support County FA’s to develop new teams where there are gaps in provision. • Incentivise clubs to grow new teams in key priority groups: - Disability (inclusive clubs) - Female & Male U14 – U18 - Adults - Veterans • An estimated £750 should be invested in each programme with the outcome of creating at least one new team. • Can link to Mash Up Centres, Just Play etc. Sport England 13-17 Plan County Disability Leagues • Lead the development of establishing and delivering a sustainable county disability league structure. • Funding provided by The FA dependant on number of teams participating regularly. • Led by County FA officers Sport England 13-17 Plan Just Play Fund • Informal kick abouts to engage non-participants •Investment used to generate growth in aged 16+ participation in priority local authority areas. • Each County FA to determine delivery model for 2013-17 Sport England 13-17 Plan CCFC Extension • Retention of 20 CCFC across the Country working with FE and Sixth Form Colleges to drive growth and retention. • Increase playing and volunteering opportunities for students. • Focus delivery on: -Team 19 - Just Play - Join our Club - Football Futures - Vauxhall Youth Programme • Student activity led for students County Plan process and timeframe • We will: • Review and reflect on feedback from this event • Use feedback to shape our thinking when reviewing the County Plan • Work with your managers and programme leads to complete the County Plan • Make sure we are focused on the needs of our customers and stakeholders • Submit the County Plan to The FA 30th April • Deliver from July 2012 • Thank you! Questions?