Get Into Coaching

Get into Coaching

Take your first steps into Coaching

Your coaching journey starts here

Coaching can be one of the most rewarding roles in football.

Ask any footballer who they rank as the most important influence on their career and almost all would make reference to a coach, past or present. Get into coaching today.

Coaching Courses FAQ's

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Each coaching course has its own specific pre-requisites (some are open entry) and these can be found on each course specific page of our website. It is the learner’s responsibility to ensure they meet the pre-requisites before booking onto the chosen course.

Yes you do. The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football is the pre-requisite for the FA Level 2 in Coaching Football. In addition you are required to hold a valid Emergency Aid/Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF) and Safeguarding Children in Football certificate.

You can book onto any Dorset FA course by visiting the relevant course pages using the links above. Click on the title of the course you are interested in. Further information will be available for you to view as well as a link to the most recent course(s) available.

Unfortunately no you will be unable to do this. Each individual learner is required to book their place using their own FAN and Password. This is to ensure our information on medical conditions, emergency contacts etc is accurate and up to date. The booking agreement is always between Dorset FA and the individual learner.

No, learners are required to attend all dates and times associated to the course they have booked onto.

Unfortunately no we are unable to reserve places or take part payments for any of our courses. Bookings are taken on a first come first served basis from online registration where full payment is required.

Please refer to our Booking Terms and Cancellation Policy which can be found in Policies & Procedures.

Get in Touch

For all Coaching enquiries please contact:

Jemma Tewkesbury (FDO Player Development)

By Phone: 01202 688279

(8.30am - 4.30pm Monday - Friday)

By Email:

Take the first steps on the coaching ladder


The FA Level 1 Award in Coaching Football provides you with an introduction to coaching the game and working with players of all ages.
The FA Level 1 Award is the first step towards becoming a recognised football coach.

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