Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) is hosting the first ever FFA Level 1 – Goalkeeping Licence coaching course in March at the Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility, Speers Point.
The five-day course, which is being presented by Football Federation Australia’s own Head of Goalkeeping Tony Franken, is open to coaches 18 years of age and older, who have completed an FFA/AFC ‘C’ Licence Part 1.
NNSWF Head of Football Development Peter Haynes is thrilled to have the course available to coaches within the region.
“We are excited to be able to provide aspiring goalkeeping coaches with access to this course for the first time in our region as previously coaches wanting to obtain this licence had to travel long distances, making it more difficult to take the time from their busy schedules.
“The Level 1 licence It is ideal for those coaching or wanting to coach at advanced levels, as well as current youth and senior goal-keeping coaches, Technical Directors and coach coordinators.
“Quality coaching opportunities such as this are integral in the ongoing improvement of football within our region, for both players and coaches wanting to continue their careers,” said Haynes.
Northern NSW Football has been home to a number of quality goal-keeping coaches who have gone on to successful football careers both in Australia and overseas, including current Newcastle Jets Goalkeeping Coach and Assistant Coach Chris Bowling, who has also represented Australia on the coaching staff of the Westfield Matildas.
FFA Level 1 – Goalkeeping Coaching Course
FFA Level 1 – Goal keeping Licence Coaching provides participants an understanding of coaching Goalkeepers within 11 v 11 football with senior players or talented youth players. These players have progressed through the FFA building blocks and are now in the Game Training or Performance Phases.
When: 9am to 5pm, Monday 2 March 2020 – Friday 6 March 2020
Where: Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility, 13 Park Rd, Speers Point.
Register Now HERE.
Spots are limited – so get in quick!
For more information please contact NNSWF Coach Education Coordinator Jarrad Denham on JDenham@northernnswfootball.com.au.