What is the role of the Age Group Officer?
Will run whatsapp chat groups for coaches and fixture secretaries to share information and encourage discussion that promotes the values of the league and a positive environment for football.
Will discuss with coaches any thoughts or ideas to develop the league and feedback to fixtures secretary as required (i.e. re: divisions).
Will try and monitor full time in the first instance and remind coaches to complete this. AGOs will chase team admins for any scores not entered.
Will have access to a mentor who will help and guide them as necessary.
Will provide fixtures through the Full Time System – organising league divisions and cups through liaison with AGOs.
Will monitor full time returns and report issues to LMC.
Will monitor fixture progress and postponements and rearrange games as needed and put before LMC for decisions.
Will complete results on the day of the game and to complete the statistics entry no more than 4 days after the game. Repeated failure to do this will be reported by the Fixtures Secretary to the LMC.
Must send any postponement requests in writing/email to the Fixtures secretary and AGO. Fixture secretary will update full time. The LMC will decide on the outcome at their monthly meetings.
Speak to clubs and referees directly about any games called off due to weather/pitch conditions on the day, and postpone the fixture on full time.
Coaches should discuss with their Club Secretaries any access or system issues or training needs.