Little Eaton Diamonds are a Derbyshire FA Charter Standard Football Club that provides football coaching to school age children of all abilities. We provide a safe and friendly environment to support long-term player development. We want the children to create lasting memories and friendships and have fun doing so.
• Deliver age and ability appropriate coaching
• Offer a challenging but supportive environment where children can learn and develop from their mistakes without worry or pressure
• Promote good behaviour by all, and respect for others
• Provide age appropriate coaching in a safe, friendly environment.
• Develop the whole player using the Football Association’s 4 Corner Model which addresses player development from a technical, physical, psychological and social point of view.
• Mentor – listen to players, advise and extend their thinking
• Teacher – Set age appropriate challenges
• Guardian – Create a safe, friendly, fun and fair environment
• Facilitator – Allow players to express themselves
• Puts the child and their needs at the centre of all activity
• Encourages players to try new things
• Supports and inspires through practice and game time
•Understand each child as unique
• Communicates using age appropriate language and technique