Coaching Football in Staffordshire
THE RETURN OF OUTDOOR COMPETITIVE GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL
Clubs, players, coaches, match officials, league officials, volunteers, parents/carers, spectators and football facility providers should read The FA’s full guidelines, which are accessible below, in addition to the latest Government guidance on COVID-19.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS
Become a Coach
Have you ever fancied yourself as a football coach? Think you could develop and motivate players? Coaching provides a range of benefits, including:
- A way to give back to the game and local community
- Learning and re-learning leadership lessons
- Getting a good work out...& becoming a good role model
- The opportunity to develop new skills
- A chance to meet and make new friends
Staffordshire University & Staffordshire FA Working in Partnership
Staffordshire University are working in close partnership with the Staffordshire FA to support the delivery of the new BSc Football Coaching & Performance degree. If you are considering a career in the football industry, perhaps have an interest in football and coaching, or have an ambition to further develop your theoretical and practical knowledge and skills within the sector, then the BSc Football Coaching and Performance course may be ideal for you.
This accelerated degree [two-year course] is delivered by Staffordshire University, a Top 10 U.K. Sport & Exercise department [Guardian, 2019]. It aims to provide aspiring football coaches with the opportunity to acquire the appropriate skills and develop the specific knowledge required to gain employment in the football industry. The Staffordshire FA support the delivery of the BSc Football Coaching & Performance degree by providing opportunities for students to gain valuable work experience, improving their employability, as well as achieve The FA pathway coaching qualifications via their Coach Education Programme. Furthermore, Staffordshire FA contribute to and inform the curriculum with their subject specific expertise.