Head of Community
Colchester United Football in the Community (CUFITC) is the official charity partner of Colchester United Football Club.
We aim to get our community engaged in the wide range of activities we offer and in turn lead active and healthier life styles through our four main strands of delivery Sports Participation, Education, Health and Inclusion, and Facility Development.
Currently delivering our services to 7,500 people over 450 hours of provision each week, CUFITC impacts people positively using the power of sport we play a key role in our local community.
‘’To enrich the lives of the people within the communities we operate through physical education and the brand of Colchester United’’
Aims and Objectives
• To promote sport and learning to the wider community.
• To place Colchester United FC at the heart of the community by increasing sports participation and engagement with the Club.
• To help grow the supporter base of Colchester United through positive brand representation.
• To champion health and wellbeing throughout the operational region.
The summer months are upon us and, with the World Cup getting everyone into the mood for football, our Football in the Community team are busy preparing for their summer courses.
Over the last six seasons Prostate Cancer UK, the Official Charity Partner of the EFL, has raised over £4 million to help beat prostate cancer - a disease killing 1 man every 45 minutes in the UK.
St John Fisher Primary School from Loughton represented Colchester United at the EFL Kids Cup National Final on Bank Holiday Monday, as they took on St Peter’s Primary School representing Morecambe.
Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skills.
Colchester United are helping to spread the word on female football with our Premier League Girls programme.
Colchester United Football in the Community teamed up with Hope Not Hate to deliver this inclusive project in 2016.