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.
Colchester United’s Football in the Community (FITC) is a registered charity that provides high quality sports and education programmes to children, young people and adults.
Colchester United Football in the Community have launched two new Wildcats Centres, as they continue to promote female football.
Colchester United captain Luke Prosser is the U's chosen player for the PFA Player in the Community award in 2017/18.
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.