BC Soccer Club Charter
On December 18th, 2017, Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club achieved the Standard 1 criteria outlined within BC Soccer's Club Charter Program which are based on three top line categories: Technical; Governance; and Administrative.
- The Club demonstrates that it makes available and communicates Canada Soccer & BC Soccer Resources to all Club Members.
- The Club supports and displays on the Club website the following BC Soccer images;
- Player Pathway image
- Coach Pathway image
- Referee Pathway image
- Club Pathway image
- The Club’s programming adheres to Canada Soccer's Long Term Player Development stages that the Club offers.
- The Club uses Coach Code of Conduct forms aligned with BC Soccer.
- The Club demonstrates it has a designated Technical Lead, who is a trained Coach.
- The Club’s Player Development Program adheres to the LTPD Priorities for their respective stages they deliver programming for.
- The Club demonstrates it provides bi-annual reports on the coach certification for coaches within the Club.
- The Club demonstrates it only schedules BC Soccer Registered Referees for all club activity.
- The Club is a BC Registered Society.
- The Club has published Constitution & Bylaws and Rules & Regulations that adhere to its Youth District/Adult League and BC Soccer.
- The club is an Active Member, in good standing and works collaboratively within its District Association and/or Adult League and/or Inter-district leagues, including compliance with BC Soccer regulations regarding legal.
- The Club can provide to their direct governing body upon request or in line with submission deadlines, the following:
- Annual General Meeting minutes for the previous year
- A Financial Report for the previous year,
- Evidence that all Board Members have signed a Conflict of Interest Statement
- Evidence that all Board Members have signed an Oath of Confidentiality
- The Club has policies that align with BC Soccer and are accessible by their members regarding the below:
- Criminal Record Checks
- Player Safety
- Conduct, Ethics and Discipline
- The Club adheres to BC Soccer, Canada Soccer and FIFA sanctioning regulations.
- The Club demonstrates it has a website.
- The Club provides to their direct governing body upon request or in line with submission deadlines, the following:
- Evidence of compliance with BC Soccer Risk Management regulation being Criminal Record Check management.
- Player and team official registration and certification information.
- Club Board of Director and Staff positions including contact information.
These criteria have been designed to help support and improve a clubs’ programming and operation while still being achievable by all organizations regardless of their size, location or financial situation.
To learn more about BC Soccer's Club Charter Program visit their website here.