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Coaching Football in Nottinghamshire

Who can go on a coaching course?

Just about anyone. The FA coaching courses are suitable for parents who have no knowledge of football and just want to learn how to deliver a safe and effective coaching session for their child’s team, through to people who are working towards coaching as a career.

The only rule is you have to be at least 16 to take part in a course.

What courses can I take?

There are many coaching and referee courses available, the FA have recently updated the Coaching Pathway to become more in line with the modern day game. To find out what courses Nottinghamshire FA offer, go to the 'Development & Courses' quick link to find out which is best suited for you.

Become a Coach

There are many reasons as to why people get into coaching:

  • Parents/Carers helping at their child's club
  • People want to volunteer in football
  • Love of the sport
  • Career opportunities
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Development & Courses

Here at Nottinghamshire FA we offer a range of development opportunities and courses to help you along your way in your coaching career, whether you are a completely new coach or have been wanting to take the next step. 

We have our newly launched Nottinghamshire FA Coaches Club which aims to help with the continued development of the fantastic coaches working in our grassroots clubs. The club is aimed at coaches of all levels, and will build on and add to the formal qualifications that coaches can already access.

For more information please feel free to get in contact by email or phone 01159837400. 

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Coaching Support

Football is for everyone. The FA is here to ensure everyone who participates has a great experience regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, ability, faith or age.