Coach Ed


Here to help you start or continue on your coaching pathway

Can you motivate, inspire and encourage others

A career in football coaching could be the right path for you 

Our coach education program is here to support you on the next steps of your coaching pathway. From taking those first steps to becoming a coach to developing and furthering your knowledge, we have the course to suit you. 

Our dedicated team of County Coach Developers, Tutors and support staff are here to help you achieve your qualifications and start supporting grassroots football. 

We are you here to help you before, during and after you complete your coaching badges to ensure you feel confident before stepping onto the field. 

The coaching pathway that has been put in place by The FA has now created and excellent learning environment for coaches. The structure and flexibility of the courses allows the content to be more specific and suitable to our learners. The breakdown of the Level 2 into blocks also allows learners to progress at their own pace and the addition of in-situ support gives an excellent opportunity for tutors to work 1-2-1 with coaches. I think it is now a much more beneficial and enjoyable experience for anyone completing one of our courses. 
- Calum Oakenfold - FA Tutor

Become a Coach

Coaches play a key role in developing and encouraging players to start or continue on their journey as a player. 

  • Help players learn and develop the game
  • Learn how plan, prepare and complete coaching sessions inline with the England DNA
  • Gain qualifications to allow you to coach with youth and adult
  • Practical support from tutors in your coaching environment
  • Progress along The FA Coaching Pathway
  • Build a potential career in the game

Our courses are suitable for starters looking to get into coaching to experienced coaches looking to progress to the next level. 

FA Grassroots Coach


Development & Courses

For coaches looking to develop their knowledge and understanding, we provide great support to help you take those next steps:

  • FA Level 2 Block 1
  • FA Level 2 Block 2
  • FA Level 2 Block 2
  • FA Level 3 / UEFA B Licence 
A helping Hand

Coaching Support

Are you looking for new ideas or support? We are here to support you through our various programs

  • FA Coach Mentor Programme
  • Comprehensive CPD (Continual Professional Development) Programme
  • Online session plans and library