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Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program - Categories - Quality Soccer Provider

 The Canada Soccer Standards for Quality Soccer are designed to outline the minimum expectations of member organizations in Canada. It is expected that all member organizations provide a developmentally appropriate, safe, enjoyable, accessible, inclusive and welcoming playing environment for their participants, which differentiates it from non-member soccer and unorganized play. In order to be considered as a quality soccer provider, member organizations must also be in good standing with their governing organization(s) and meet the expectations of membership.

Characteristics and Behaviours

Governance

  • Is located in Canada.
  • Is a Member in Good Standing with its governing organization(s).
  • Is compliant with the by-laws, policies, and directives of its governing organization(s).
  • Has basic governance structures.
  • Adheres to Canada Soccer Code of Conduct and Ethics.

Administration

  • Registers all participants with its governing organization(s).
  • Has basic management and operational structures.
  • Distributes information from Canada Soccer and its governing organization(s) to its participants.

Infrastructure

  • Has access to appropriate facilities and equipment to provide its programming.

Technical

  • Provides a safe, accessible, and inclusive soccer experience.
  • Provides an enjoyable soccer experience focused on long term participation.
  • Operates programming that is aligned to Long Term Player Development stage-appropriate best principles. (RECOMMENDATION)

 

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