top of page

Jack Petchey Achievement Awards

Welcome to Byron Red Star FC, where we believe in recognising the achievements of our young people. We are thrilled to be a part of the Jack Petchey Achievement Award scheme, which has been supporting the aspirations of young people in London and Essex since 1999.  


This award scheme is designed to celebrate the positive impact young people can have on their school, youth group, or community. We encourage all our players to aspire to this achievement.  For more information please visit Jack Petchey Foundation

Criteria for nominations:


The Jack Petchey Achievement Award is awarded to young people aged 11-25 who have made a positive impact in their community, school or youth group. Nominations can be made by anyone who knows the young person, and they should be for something that is above and beyond what is expected of them.

For Coaches, Players and Parents alike we are looking for you to nominate a Player, it can be a team mate or any other player within the club. The player must be a minimum of 11 years old, and below are few ideas although your nomination can be for anything you feel is worthy…

  • The Player is supportive of his team mates and demonstrated leadership skills

  • The Player is not necessarily the best, but is always present and does their best for the team

  • The Player is supportive of their coaches/managers

  • The Player dealt positively with a specific incident

  • The Player volunteered their time to help a good cause,

  • The Player overcame a personal challenge to achieve their goals.


What the winners will receive:


Achievement Award Winners will receive:

  • A framed certificate and pin badge

  • A letter from Jack with an opportunity to keep in touch and join the JPF Achievers community

  • A copy of ‘Notes from Sir Jack Petchey CBE’ – a special booklet with Sir Jack’s own advice and guidance for young achievers

  • £300 to be spent on something of their choice that will benefit their club or team


The winner can then decide how to spend the donation from the Jack Petchey Foundation, some of the options are as follows:

  • Level 1 coaching or referee qualifications for under 25s

  • Training Aids (speed and agility ladders, hurdle sets, slalom poles etc)

  • Digital Camera

  • Goal keeping training gear

  • Strength and Conditioning training Sessions with Specialist Coach for the team

  • A portable music system

  • Paintballing team day

  • Goalkeeper training (Participants should be aged 25 and under)

  • Formal coaching qualification (Participants should be aged 25 and under)

  • Days out; Bowling, Ice Skating, Theme Parks, Kids Kingdom, Go Karting

  • Team bonding day, including trips out bowling, cinema, theatre, laser quest, go karting etc…

  • Waterproof Jackets

  • Trip to see England Ladies Final at Wembley

  • Ex-professional player to attend the club and run a full session/s

  • Kit for members (to remain the property of the club)

  • Tickets for International games 

  • End of season BBQ for young members

We are excited to be part of the Jack Petchey Achievement Award scheme and are proud to support the aspirations of young people in our community. We encourage all our players to aim high and make a positive difference in the world.

Hall of Fame:


Check out our Hall of Fame!


Past winners can be found on our achievement winners page here: Byron Hero's

How to Nominate ?

To nominate one of our players for an award, please complete the fields below:

Thanks for sharing your nomination with us!

Jack-Petchey-logo (1).png

“ The Achievement Awards are primarily about recognising those who put in the effort and do their best.”

Sir Jack Petchey CBE

U7 Kestrels GK.jpg
Football training at FB1.jpg
FB all weather pitch.png
We only do positive.png
bottom of page