Confirmed - LCFC academy presenting at the Youth Conference 2018

#PlayYourPart in Creating a Player Centred Environment for young players

The Leicestershire & Rutland County FA are delighted to announce that the Leicester City Academy Manager, Ian Cawley will be presenting at the County Youth Conference 2018 to provide insight on how they implement a Player Centred Philosophy in the Academy Environment. 

The session will include an overview of the academies philosophy, but more importantly the roles in which all adults; managers, coaches, scouts and parents play to deliver the player centred environment they desire. To finish there will be an opportunity for delegates to ask questions of players and academy staff. Academy players attending will be local players that started out in grassroots football in Leicestershire & Rutland, with a further announcement on which players are attending to be communicated shortly.

Ian Cawley, Academy Manager, said “The Players and I are excited to be attending the County Youth Conference, and look forward to sharing our ways of working with the hard working grassroots volunteers in Leicestershire & Rutland. It is essential we provide great experiences for young players, at all levels of the game, and we look forward to playing our part in achieving this.”

In addition to this exciting announcement, we are also delighted to have John Folwell, The FA Football Participation Manager (Youth) and Nathan French, The FA National Respect Project Manager presenting at the conference to provide an insight on national thinking about the future direction of the respect programme and the structure of Youth Football. 

The County Youth Conference 2018 is FREE to attend and is taking place on Tuesday 27th February at the King Power Stadium. Arrivals will be from 6:30pm, with a planned start time of 7pm, and a finish time of 9:30pm.

In addition to what has already been announced, there will be plenty of networking and engagement opportunities with local stakeholders, including County FA staff, leagues and other clubs.

Further exciting announcements will be made shortly.

Deadline to book onto the conference is Tuesday 20th February. Each club is limited to a maximum of 3 delegates, with all available spaces at the conference allocated on a first come first serve basis.

BOOK NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT to book your club delegates onto the conference please CLICK HERE

This conference is the first major event as part of the Leicestershire & Rutland Respect Week of Action, which is taking place between 24th February – 4th March 2018. The Week of Action, along with the conference, will have a focus on educating all stakeholders in the game; County FA, Leagues, Club, Coaches and Parents, on how they can #PlayYourPart in Creating a Player Centred Environment for young players. 

We will be making further announcements about the Leicestershire & Rutland Respect Week of Action shortly, but in the meantime please CLICK HERE for more information.
Creating a Player Centred Environment in Youth Football starts with you, and we invite you to #PlayYourPart



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