Get into Coaching

Get into Coaching

reasons to get into coaching

Coaches are essential for teaching and developing players at every level of football. By becoming an FA qualified coach, not only are you taking the first steps into a rewarding career, but you will also:

  • Inspire and develop others
  • Play a huge role in ensuring football can be played by all
  • Make new and lasting friends
  • Gain a range of transferable skills

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Sophie Hughes 

Sophie Hughes
Football Development Administrator

T: 0191 3872928 (Option 2 then Option 1)

E: Sophie.Hughes@DurhamFA.com

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FA Level 1 in coaching football

The FA Level 1 in Coaching is the first step on the FA Coaching Pathway for all coaches. This course is for anyone interested in learning more about coaching. It provides you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you to coach football at the grassroots level.

Coach education faqs

The first step to become a coach is to enrol on an FA Level 1 in Coaching Course. By getting on the coaching pathway individuals have the opportunity to progress up through the various FA Coaching qualifications and to enhance their skills and knowledge in coaching. 

This course will give you the ideal introduction into coaching along with the England DNA principles. By completing this award you will also complete an FA Emergency 1st Aid Workshop and an FA Safeguarding Children Workshop as part of the How We Support block of the course.

You can find all dates, times and costs of this course by clicking on the following link Development & Courses

No, you must complete the FA Level 1 course first. Upon completion, your course tutor will provide feedback as to when they believe you should move onto the next level.

You don't need to be with a club to complete the FA Level 1 in Coaching course, however you will need to have regular access to players.

You will need to be with a club to complete the FA Level 2 in Coaching Football and UEFA B coaching courses. This is due to the nature of the course work involved and linking this with your squad of players.

You can book a place by clicking here where you can find full details of all the course we currently have arranged

You can click here to retrieve or set up your FAN and/or Password

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