SE Wildcats Sessions 2018 - Expression of Interest


SSE Wildcats is an opportunity for girls aged 5 – 11 to have fun, develop fundamental skills, try a variety of football sessions and to help lay the foundations for a lifelong love of football.

In 2017 there has been 200 SSE Wildcats Centres nationally, 8 SSE Wildcats Centres in County Durham, The FA and SSE are now creating a further 800 Centres across England in 2018. In order to make the process and delivery more efficient and to engage with as many girls as possible we are giving all Community Groups and FA Charter Standard Clubs across Durham the chance to apply and run a SSE Wildcat Centre. If you would like to run a centre in 2018 you will need to apply please complete the attached EOI form and return to Durham County FA. We will then be in touch in December.

SSE Wildcat Criteria

• 20 week Mini Soccer Centre
• 30 female players per week (players who are not already attached to clubs)
• 5-11 year olds
• x2 Qualified Coaches (Minimum Level 1)
• Mini Soccer Centre NOT grassroots football team
• Sessions be based on fun and enjoyment offering a real introduction to football
• £900.00 + 30 Nike Footballs per centre 
• Resources provided by The FA
• Staff training day to take place Feb/ March 2018 at St George’s Park – this training will provide support to coaches delivering a SSE Wildcat Centre sessions. Each SSE Wildcat centre must nominate one member of staff to attend.
• EOI form attached to this email – next step for those interested.

SSE Wildcats

This is a great opportunity to kick start girls’ football within your organisation or to expand on your current female provision. If you would like to run one SSE Wildcat Centre please can you complete the form below and return to Alysha Cook no later than the 1st December 2017. The online application is open from December 1st 2017 and closes on 8th January 2018.

SSE Wildcats EOI Form

If you require any further information please contact;

Alysha Cook,
Women, Girls & Disability
T: 0191 3872928 (Option 2 then Option 3)

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