The Devon FA Coach Academy offers regular training-based, matchday-based and online workshops, delivered by FA Technical and Coaching Staff, top professional game coaches, FA technical staff and ex-professional players and managers.
Each workshop has a lead tutor running an online session in-between workshops to help you review previous events and link them to your team.
There are 4 structured season-long programmes for you to choose from:
- Foundation Phase (ages 5-11)
- Development Phase (ages 12-18)
- Adult 11v11
- Female Game
You can join as an individual coach or register your club’s coaching workforce for the season, providing coaches with access to our whole CPD programme of events.
2021-22 Season Membership:
Club (more than 3 coaches)
Coaches must hold a coaching role with a team at the club
You can register for the Coaches Academy here!
For more information on the Coaches Academy, contact - firstname.lastname@example.org / 01626 325913
Timetable of Events for 2021
Across the season, we will deliver events for coaches working at the Foundation (5-11) & Development (12-16) age groups, covering:
- Managing differences in ability
- Using Futsal as a training tool
- Matchday experience
- Teenage motivators
We will also host an England DNA Roadshow Weekender in November 2021, with Pete Sturgess & Paul Holder headlining the delivery
Using our Tutor coaching workforce from the pro-game & FA Technical leads, we will host workshops for coaches in the adult game, covering:
- Enhance your technical & tactical knowledge
- Matchday warm ups
- Conditioning small-sided games in training
- Transitioning young players into your senior team
Coaches will also have the opportunity to engage in regular mentoring support sessions throughout the season, hosted by our pro-game colleagues
This CPD programme for coaches in the youth & adult game is also relevant to coaches in the female game. We will also offer specific female coaching content covering:
- Player considerations across the 4 corners
- How to support girls that play in mixed football
- Young female players, transitioning into the adult game
- “Discover my Talent” workshop from FA Women’s Talent Coach, sharing England’s characteristics of a future lioness