We are a collective who seek to serve the footballing needs and wants of women and girls. Our founders have lived experience in playing and coaching in the female game, and whilst the visible growth and success in many parts of women’s football in the UK has been clear to see in recent years, it is also clear there is much more to be done. We seek to bring the experience of women and girls involved in the game to a standard that’s in parity with the men’s game. Whether that’s providing players with women’s specific boots, high quality training outside of the club or school environment, or player sponsorship.
To start with, WFC are partnering with HerGameToo to bring the successful campaign into the world of the players, by delivering Training Centres. Starting in Cardiff, these will be rolled out across the UK. Known as HerGameToo WFC, the training centres provide extra football training to all girls and women – whether they’re looking to go pro, achieve regular minutes in their first team, or have never kicked a ball before. All coaches will be paid for their time – no more volunteering on cold, rainy nights – and all players will receive high quality coaching at excellent facilities. Members have discounted access to women’s specific football gear, and WFC will also seek to provide opportunities to help girls and women involved in the game off the pitch, such as photography, match report writing and kit design.
Women’s football has its own culture, its own community and its own joy. And we’re here to help connect you to all of it.
Who we are
WFC was founded in summer 2023 and is run by Charlotte Galloway and Ryan McGavock.
Ryan is a C-Certificate qualified coach, experienced in coaching and planning training programmes for adults and children. With a wealth of experience as a committee member at multiple clubs, , Ryan has experience creating and maintaining an enjoyable and successful club and training centre environment. Ryan has also successfully run football festivals and tournaments. Currently he works as an NHS Physiotherapist in Adult Mental Health and is also qualified in Sports Trauma Management.
As well as being chairperson at Cardiff Dragons FC, Charlotte also coaches adults at the club, and has coached children at another Training Centre. Charlotte was also one of the coaches at the Huddle Unite festival at Amdani Hi on 1st July, coaching and co-ordinating girls aged from 4 to 11. Charlotte has also been involved with work behind the scenes at Cardiff City Ladies FC, Wales’ oldest and most successful women’s club, and Amdani Hi, the women’s and girls Hub at Ocean Way. Outside of Wales, Charlotte advises the Bristol Casual league (a league of 30+ women’s teams) on inclusion and core decisions. Charlotte is becoming a regular feature when it comes to speaking about inclusion, be it panels or podcasts, and this combined with personal experience of the girls’ and women’s game contribute to her desire to make Her Game Too WFC Training Centres a success.
If you’re interested in getting involved as an ambassador, kit creator, match report writer, photographer, coach or anything else, just drop us an email on Ryan@wfcommunity.co.uk or Charlotte@wfcommunity.co.uk, or drop us a DM on social media.