To Run a club effectively, roles must be delegated to individuals.
Roles within a club include:
- Chairperson - Typically the founder of the club, will oversee the work carried out by other officers
- Secretary - This person is the point of contact between Club and County FA, Leagues and Managers, work would include; club affiliation, handling club discipline and overseeing player registration.
- Treasurer - This person is responsible for managing and maintaining the clubs finance
- Welfare Officer - Responsible for ensuring that club officials are up to date with FA Safeguarding & FA CRC Checks, as well as reporting any welfare concerns to the County Welfare Officer.
- Managers & Coaches
- Fixture Secretary - Responsible for booking venues for fixtures that the club have.
Under FA Rules and Regulations, Clubs are required to appoint a Chairperson, Treasurer and Secretary. Dependent on club size, It is also suggested that other people are appointed to assist in other administrative areas of the club.
Only Clubs who run Youth teams or have players under the age of 18 are required to appoint a Club Welfare Officer.