Balls lined up on the training pitch.

Get into Coaching

Take your first steps into football coaching

REASONS TO 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... and becoming a good role model

- The opportunity to develop new skills

- A chance to meet and make new friends 

Contact

Nick Abraham

Coach Education Co-ordinator

E-Mail: nick.abraham@northantsfa.com

Telephone: 01604 678406

WHAT STAGE OF YOUR COACHING JOURNEY ARE YOU?
You will need to complete The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football.
You will need to complete all of The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football.
You will need to complete block 2 - 'How We Support and The Future Player' - and block 3 - 'How We Play' - of The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football.
You will only need to complete block 3 - 'How We Play' - of The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football.

You have two options depending on your individual circumstances:

If you wish you can complete Block 1 - 'How We Coach' - and Block 2 - 'How We Support and The Future Player' - of The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football.

Apply for the new FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football.

Note: Completing Blocks 2 and 3 of The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football may support you in your development and preparation for The FA Youth Award Assessment at the end of component 1 - 'How We Coach' - of the new FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football. 

You have two options depending on your individual circumstances:

If you wish you can complete Block 2 - 'How We Support and The Future Player' - of The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football. This covers principles previously taught in The FA Youth Award Module 2.

Alternatively you can apply for the new FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football. 

Apply for the new FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football.

You can still access The FA Youth Award Assessment if you wish to, as long as you are in your FA Youth Award Module 3 registration period.

If you do not wish to proceed to complete The FA Youth Award Assessment you will need to complete Block 2 - 'How We Support', - Block 4 - 'The Future Player' - and Block 3 - 'How We Play' - of the new FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football.

Note: the new FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football will not be available until the 2017/18 football season. 

You will need to complete Block 2 - 'How We Support', - Block 4 - 'The Future Player' - and Block 3 - 'How We Play' - of the new FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football.

Note: the new FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football will not be available until the 2017/18 football season. 

If you wish, you can complete the relevant blocks of the new FA Level 2 in Coaching Football and the new FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football. While the blocks are not exactly the same as the current FA Youth Award Modules the following blocks relate to the principles taught in The FA Youth Award Modules.

You have a number of different options available to you, depending on your individual circumstances:

Complete Block 1 - 'How We Coach' - of the new FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football, followed by The FA Youth Award Assessment if you wish to: 

Complete The FA Youth Award Assessment

Apply for The FA Level 4 (UEFA A) in Coaching Football

You can:

Complete The FA Youth Award Assessment.

Apply for The FA Level 4 (UEFA A) in Coaching Football.

You can:

Complete The FA Advanced Youth Award.

Apply for The FA Level 4 (UEFA A) in Coaching Football.
The First Step

FA LEVEL 1 AWARD IN COACHING FOOTBALL

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.