MAC Mediation Academy

Welcome to the mac mediation Academy 

We are the junior section of the Ewe Rams and a thriving Academy of 10 teams ranging from our Under 20s side down to our Under 9s side and have over 170 players turning out for the club each weekend.

Derby County Women are an FA Charter Standard Club and affiliated to the Derbyshire FA.


Our Academy aims to present girls aged from 8-16 with the opportunities to develop and enjoy their participation in the game of football. Player development is our core purpose and at the heart of everything we do.

The MAC Mediation Academy has 10 teams from U9 – U20.  We have 3 phases of Development which are:


Our Values

Our core values are an important part of our Club Ethos and we have 8 of these values and expect all Players, Coaches, Parents and Staff to adhere to these values

We hope you enjoy learning about the MAC Mediation Academy. Take a look at out Team pages to find out more information about our Teams, Coaches and our valued Team Partners.

Dave Cholerton

Academy Director

  • Fair Play
  • Aspiration
  • Respect
  • Determination
  • Leadership
  • Equality
  • Teamwork
  • Courage
  • Foundation (8-11 years),
  • Youth Development (12-16 years)
  • Professional (17-20). 
DCFCW Information
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About Mac Mediation
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MAC Mediation became our first ever Academy Partners at the start of the 2021/22 Season and are a Derbyshire based firm offering both a commercial and interpersonal mediation service.

They are owned and operated by qualified lawyer Lorraine McAndrew and isMember and an Accredited Commercial Mediator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators MCIArb. She also is an Accredited Interpersonal Mediator accredited by AIM Awards through UK Mediation.

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MAC Mediation Academy Staff

Dave Cholerton

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Dan Dobrzycki


Sheila Rollinson


Stephen Joughin


Andy Moore

Academy Director
Lead Development Coach
Club Secretary
Finance Director
Media Director