Player Charter As an IFA player you can expect: Qualified coaches who will continually develop their own knowledge enabling you to maximise your potential as a player. Coaches who are professional, approachable and friendly allowing you to express yourself freely without fear. Coaches who are passionate and caring who will constantly strive to facilitate your footballing education. Coaches who will implement a range of coaching styles promoting effective communication, creativity and social interaction. The IFA will provide an environment that: Offers a safe and secure setting, free from harassment enabling you to enjoy your football. Promotes a challenging and purposeful learning based experience fully supporting your development needs. Encourages an open and interactive climate in which you are treated fairly and respectfully. Offers the opportunity for your voice to be heard to influence all aspects of your footballing experiences. The IFA expects you to: Demonstrate a professional and positive attitude to learn by ensuring high levels of effort in every session you participate in. Demonstrate determination, resiliency and tenacity in everything you do relating to your own development. Remain focussed and supportive of other players and staff in the Academy at all times. Use mistakes and problems as opportunities to get better – not reasons to quit.