Milton Keynes City FC is a Charter Standard Club.
The scheme sets standards of coaching, administration and child protection for clubs working with young people. As a benchmark for quality, it will improve the playing experience for all.
MK City was awarded the charter standard clubs award on the 15th March 2008.
Criteria and Benefits
The FA Charter Standard Clubs programme, supported by FA Community Partner McDonald's, was launched in February 2001 and is a core component of The FA Football Development programme. The project is aimed at all clubs outside the Football League and Premier League, players, children and parents find a club in their local area that meets FA standards.
The FA, in conjunction with various bodies, has drawn up the following set of criteria for clubs wishing to reach Charter Standard:-
•A written constitution
•FA CRB checked volunteers
•All managers to have minimum of FA Level 1 Coaching Course
•Commitment to attend in-service training
•Acceptance and promotion of Codes of Conduct
•Commitment to provide Mini-Soccer opportunities for Under 10s
•Commitment to promote schools liaison and equal opportunities for all