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Welcome to Tintwistle Athletic Football Club.

We are based at our West Drive Football Centre, Tintwistle SK13 1NB which is currently under major redevelopment. This will be home to all our teams from U7's through to open age.

We are affliated to Derbyshire FA and are proud to be an FA Charter Standard Community Club. This is the pinnacle status awarded by the FA. 

Our aim is to provide opportunities to play, coach, referee or support all aspects of grassroots football for players and volunteers. 

MESSAGE FROM OUR CHAIRMAN - John Paul Copeland.

Dear Parent or Guardian

I'm sure you will have been alerted through the recent media coverage to the reports of historical abuse in youth football. 

The FA have just released this video - Please have a watch

http://www.thefa.com/news/2016/dec/02/england-leaders-explain-4-steps-to-safeguarding

The Chairman of the FA has put in place a thorough investigation process and has also implemented an NSPCC helpline for anybody who may have any worries or questions. All details can be found here:-

http://www.thefa.com/news/2016/nov/23/nspcc-and-fa-launch-helpline-231116 http://www.thefa.com/news/2016/Sep/21/reporting-concerns                                                           http://www.thefa.com/football-rules-governance/safeguarding

As Chairman of Tintwistle Athletic Football Club I want to assure you that we take the safeguarding of your child extremely important. We have in place a Welfare officer Jill Crossland who continually monitors our procedures. Jill's contact details are jillcrossland@outlook.com or 07950 359879.

ALL our coaches & other volunteers who have any interaction with your child have completed Safeguarding Checks and have been on the relevent Safeguarding training. Our code of conducts and safeguarding policy can be found on our website. These documents are continually reviewed and you should refer to it if you have any queries in respect of Club policies, and your child's welfare. Our club promotes respect, inclusiveness and is committed to the safe welfare of all players and volunteers. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to email me john-paulcopeland@hotmail.co.uk. 

Kind Regards

John Paul Copeland