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DISABILITY COACHING AND REFEREEING BURSARY

Staffordshire FA has funding available for people with a disability to gain a bursary towards the cost of Coaching or Refereeing courses.

This Bursary is a funding initiative set up to support our aim of increasing diversity amongst coaches and referees in Staffordshire and is specifically for those individuals who have physical, learning or mental impairments.

To access these bursaries you must meet the following criteria: 

  •  Actively volunteer within a Staffordshire affiliated football club/ league or agree to after a course
  • Have physical, learning or mental health conditions, illnesses or impairments 
  • Become a member of the FA Licensed Coaches Club (For coaches only)

Bursaries will be available for individuals with a disability to complete one of the following courses:

Course

Bursary Amount Available

FA Level 1 Coaching Football Course

£50

FA Level 2 Coaching Football Course

£50

FA Referee Course

£50

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please complete a Staffordshire FA Bursary Application Form and return to Football Development Officer (Disability) Gemma Turner at either of the below: 
Email: Gemma.Turner@StaffordshireFA.com 
Post: 
FAO Gemma Turner, Staffordshire FA, Dyson Court, Beaconside, Stafford, ST18 0LQ

   

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information regarding any of the above please contact Football Development Officer (Inclusion), Gemma Turner on any of the following:
(E): Gemma.Turner@Staffordshirefa.com
(T): 01785 256994 (ext. 208)
(M): 07495 678661

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