“More Than a Club”
HAWKS DNA, VISION & VALUES
To be the most Respected Club in local Grassroots Sport
The Club & Foundation has been primarily established to support youth football and sport, ensuring it is played within its rules and championing the Spirit of Sport. We want to make a difference to Young People’s lives and our main aim is to be the Most Respected Grassroots Sports Club in the Area. We want to be the number one choice for anyone playing football.
People do not just play for our club they represent it and what it stands for. We believe Better People make the Hawks Better. When you pull on our shirt you are an ambassador for the club. To help us we have our Own “Hawks DNA”, including a website which explains, who we are, how we play and how we coach.
In summary our Values and Beliefs are:
SPORTSMANSHIP - Respect and Fair Play.
IDENTITY by being seen wearing our badge & Kit
FAIRNESS with Equality of Opportunities including Pitch time
ATTACKING, RISK TAKING & CREATIVE FOOTBALL
DEVELOPING BETTER PEOPLE especially Young Leaders
HIGH STANDARDS on and off the Pitch
RESPECT & POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR from all at the club
INTEGRITY in the way we work
SIDE BEFORE SELF every time
LEGACY – The only thing that changes is the size of the shirt
All Members of the Club, Foundation and its Beneficiaries must respect sports traditional values and make an important contribution to upholding thes club values and the associated Codes of Conduct. Anyone unwilling to do this is at the wromg club.
The Spirit of Sport
Hawks FC is a Football Club and Registered Charity and is supported by its Supporters Club Foundation which is our passionate supporters group who fundraise for the benefit of the Hawks Football Teams. Our Motto is "More Than a Club"
Sport owes much to its unique appeal to the fact that it should be played within its Rules and Laws but also within the SPIRIT OF SPORT.
This Organisation has been primarily established to support youth football and to ensure it is played within its rules but primarily ensuring the Spirit of Sport. The values of Respect and Fair Play are our overriding aim. We have High Standards and strong values and will not compromise these. Things such as :
The Organisation will give Equal Opportunities and Chances to all regardless of ability or background whilst ensuring games are played within the Spirit of Sport in a Safe Environment.
ALL PLAYERS GET PLENTY OF GAME TIME AT OUR CLUB.
Success for us is not measured in cups and medals but in making a difference to young people and developing better people.
Members of the Organisation, including Players, Coaches , Officials and our Beneficiaries and Members must respect sports traditional values and make an important contribution to upholding these values.
Hawks FC has its own DNA which is our Playing and Coaching Philosophy and is aimed putting in place a framework for how we develop our young players. The DNA sets out our expectations for everyone.
We have high standards and everyone has a part to play in upholding these.
Our DNA Microsite is accessed via a link on our Home Page
Belway Homes, Ultima Displays, Kettering Borough Council , Northants Community Foundation, Persimmon Homes.
The Hawks and Supporters were 2013 Finalist in the Lloyds Community Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Community within Northants.
Hawks FC were runners up in the 2017, 2018 & 2019 Kettering Sports Awards as Community Club of the Year.
Hawks FC were Regional Finalist in the 2018 Persimmon Homes Healthy Communities Award.
Our Young Coach , Adam Doughty was Young Volunteer of the Year winner at the 2018 Kettering Sports Awards and represented the club at the County Finals.