Rangers Sports Association were proud to receive the FA Charter Mark for Excellence
in February 2004. Followed by the Charter Standard Development Award soon after
in the late Spring. We received the Community Award in December making us the nearest club to Plymouth to have this award.
Being a Charter Standard Community Club provides further benefits and allow access to Development Funding for projects within the Club and Association. You can track progress by looking at the Development plan.
The Certificate Can be seen by clicking here
or popping into the Clubhouse.
You may ask what else this means for your
club. Some of the benefits we can get are Regional Workshops; Child Protection
Training; Kit and Equipment Grants; National and Regional Awards; Subsidies for
FA Junior Team Managers and other courses; Certificates; Starter Pack, including
posters; and First Aid.
Ok, so the benefits are there to be had, what
does the club have to be doing? We needed to have a written
constitution; Self-certified screening of managers, coaches and officials;
All managers to have minimum of FA Junior Team Managers Award; Commitment to attend
in-service training; Acceptance and promotion of Codes
of Conduct; Commitment to provide Mini-Soccer opportunities for Under 10's;
Commitment to promote schools liaison and equal opportunities