Youth Council Members

Norfolk FA Youth Council

#PLAYYOURPART

The Norfolk FA Youth Council is made up of some of the most enthusiastic Young People in #NorfolkFootball.

The Norfolk FA Youth Council is designed to inspire the next generation and provide a voice for all children and young people to influence change, and develop a lasting legacy in #NorfolkFootball.

It provides a platform for young people to support youth participation in decision making in the county. The Youth Council devise and lead on their own projects throughout the year as well as assisting with Norfolk FA initiatives.

The Youth Council enables young people in Norfolk to identify, discuss and consider local grassroots football issues and areas of concern that they consider important.

Our aim is to allow all children and young people within #NorfolkFootball to #PlayYourPart within your local community. To see more of the work that our Youth Council do visit their Twitter Page.

Meet Our Youth Council

Ben is the Chairman on the Youth Council and represents the group on the Norfolk FA Council. Ben coaches his own team at Tasbrugh FC as well as leading on The FA's SSE Wildcats centre at his club. Ben currently holds a position on the Norfolk Combined Youth League and is the manager of UEA Ladies. 

Andy is the Referee Officer on the Youth Council. Andy is a member of the Norfolk FA Young Referees group and is a level 7 referee as well as a level 3 Futsal referee. Away from football one of Andy's main hobbies is Drumming, he has achieved a Merit grade 4.

Callum is the Marketing & Communications officer on the Youth Council. Callum is a level 7 referee and a member of the Young Referees Group, on top of refereeing Callum has an interest in marketing & communication. Callum volunteers his Saturday afternoons to film Dereham Town FC's home games so the management team can use the footage for analysis purposes.

Charlotte is the Safeguarding Officer on the Youth Council. Charlotte is a player for Horsford FC Ladies and has now taking on the exciting opportunity of leading The FA's SSE Wildcats centre for Horsford. Charlotte also represents the Youth Council on the Norfolk FA's Inclusion Strategy Advisory Group. 

Gracie is the Participation Support Officer on the Youth Council. Gracie enjoys playing football and is an active member of the Young Referees Group as a level 7 referee. Gracie has a passion for the female game wanting to support Norfolk FA's mission to double the number of female participants by 2021.

Harvey is the Referee and Coach Programme Officer on the Youth Council. Harvey is the chairman of the Young Referees Group and is a level 6 referee as well as a level 2 Futsal referee. Harvey is also the East Rep on the Referees Association Youth Council supporting the County FA's in the region. Harvey also coaches for PavFunball Academy delivering sessions for young people on a weekly basis. 

Katie is the Participation Support Officer on the Youth Council. Katie enjoys playing football and has an interest in coaching. Katie has a passion for the female game wanting to support Norfolk FA's mission to double the number of female participants by 2021. 

Matt is the Vice Chairman of the Youth Council. Matt has a great passion for coaching; he is one of the lead coaches on The FA's SSE Wildcats centre at his University. Last season Matt represented the Youth Council on the Norfolk FA Council. 

Sam is the Coach Officer on the Youth Council. Sam coaches his own team at Bure Valley Wildcats FC as well taking on the exciting opportunity of leading on The FA's SSE Wildcats centre at his club. Sam currently works for Pavfunball academy delivering sessions for young people on a weekly basis.

Shannon is the Female Participation Officer on the Youth Council. Shannon coaches her own team at North Walsham Youth FC as well as leading on The FA's SSE Wildcats centre at her club. Shannon represents the Youth Council on the Norfolk FA's Women's & Girls' Working Group.

Summer is the Disability Participation Officer on the Youth Council. Summer plays ladies football and has now taking on the exciting opportunity of supporting a coach at Bure Valley Wildcats FC. Summer also represents the Youth Council on the Norfolk FA's Inclusion Strategy Advisory Group.

Tom is the Male Participation Officer on the Youth Council. Tom is a member of the Norfolk FA Young Referees group and is a level 7 referee as well as a level 4 Futsal referee. Ben currently holds a position on the Norfolk Combined Youth League supporting with referee appointments and leading on the youth Futsal provision they offer.