Get Into Coaching

Get into Coaching

Take your first steps into Coaching

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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.

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

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.


Please visit the FA's Boot Room for information on how to book.  Courses will be made available from April 2021.

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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