What we do and why we do it…
Kidderminster Harriers Football Club is a unique and exciting business that is situated at the heart of the community it serves.
After a period of mismanagement the business is being slowly regenerated. As a multi-purpose entity, its potential is unlimited and while, over the last 12 months, we are proud to have initiated a new way of operating, of thinking and of being, we are excited and motivated by the many challenges that lay ahead. It is important to us to excel as a football club but to not exist purely as a football team. In order to do that, we need to be more fully integrated and deeply ingrained into our local community.
Within the next five years our aim is to be fully established as a football club that entertains, serves and educates people. The focal point of this will, of course, be a successful football team that plays with and adheres to a defined footballing philosophy. Beyond that we must have a dominating, visible presence within the local area that stands us alongside established and elite sports teams in the County.
It is important to us to excel as a football club but to not exist purely as a football team
While football will always act as the peak of our pyramid, its foundations must be beyond what is played on the pitch. We believe there is potential for us to provide an unrivalled educational experience for young people. Already, our footballing activities, camps and schools can cater for anyone between the age of four and 64. We want to develop that further.
Our excellent Academy continues to develop and our vision is to establish and offer greater options to young people where higher education is concerned – our ambition is to become the best education provider for the sports industry in the country.
We do not believe that age, gender, disability or race should be a barrier to learning and development within our industry.
Kidderminster Harriers can play a role in not only producing the successful footballers of tomorrow, but also a future generation of referees, agents, marketing specialists and more. But we can also help develop well-rounded, hard-working and respectful individuals. A huge facet of this centres around our continued work surrounding diversity of all kinds. We do not believe that age, gender, disability or race should be a barrier to learning and development within our industry. We’ve made great strides in this area and in a number of ways are already blazing a trail.
We urge everyone in the local community and surrounding areas to join us on our journey. We are inclusive, we are together and we are united. Together we can put Kidderminster Harriers on the map for football, and make our area the heartbeat of the country’s sporting progress and development.