Northern NSW Football have announced that Southern Lakes United FC have achieved five-star accreditation in the National Club Development Program.
Achieving the maximum five stars in the NCDP is a significant signal to sponsors, grant providers, club members and the community that Southern Lakes United FC have developed the quality of governance that will support sustainable growth in coming years.
NNSWF Club Development Officer Phillip Andrews said Loren, Adam and the Southern Lakes United FC committee had worked to improve the governance of the Macquarie Football club while developing improved opportunities for members.
“Southern Lakes United FC is doing a lot of things right,” Andrews said.
“The governance is strong with transparency of leadership and communication as clear strong points. Using TeamApp for communication to members has changed the way the club can get important current information to members.
“The club has implemented every recommendation made by NNSWF including running a Kick-On program that has reinvigorated interest in adult female football in the club.
“In term 4 2020, the club delivered a Kick-Off program to introduce young footballers to the game and was overwhelmed with more than 30 registrations.
“Southern Lakes United FC is a motivated contributor to the local community providing positive experiences for players and their families engaging with football in the local area. The club is pro-active in supporting coaches and developing young referees through a game leader program.
“We look forward to continue working with the club as it further develops football opportunities.”
The Football Australia National Club Development Program was launched nationally in September 2019 and is available to all NNSWF clubs. Twenty four northern NSW Clubs have already completed the program with numerous other clubs currently completing actions.
For assistance in achieving your accreditation and improving your club, contact NNSWF Club Development Officer Phillip Andrews via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 02 4941 7206.