FA Junior Football Leaders Award

An FA coaching course for 12 to 16 year olds. Do you help out at your school or club football sessions or would you like to become a football coach? Then this is a new course ideally suited to you.

Course Info

  • Minimum Age: 12 years
  • Maximum Age: 19 years
  • Course Duration: 6 Hours
  • Frequency: 4 per year/ as and when requested
  • Pre-requisites: Minimum of 12 years of age

Who is this course for?

An FA coaching course for 12 to 19 year olds interested in coaching or refereeing.

What can I expect from the course?

This course provides a basic introduction to leadership skills required when involved in football. The course will primarily introduce 4 areas: Assisting Football Activity Sessions, An introduction to refereeing, Helping with a Team & Different Football Events – in addition to these areas, Respect, Promoting the Game & Developing the game will be embedded during the Guided Learning Hours. 

To provide learners with an introduction to leadership skills that may be used within the game and beyond. In the first instance the young leaders should be supported by more experienced qualified people within the game to support their development.

Introduction to the Course

- Course content
- How to get involved in football
- Getting involved & helping those involved to ‘get better’

Assisting Football Activity Sessions
- Creating a safe learning environment
- Organising games
- Introduction to the basics of fundamentals

An Introduction to Refereeing
- Preparing to referee
- Whistle techniques & and introduction to ball in, ball out
- Safety of the players and re-starts to the game

Helping with a Team
- Preparing for the game
- Warm-up prior to the game
- Organising and managing players expectations

Different Football Events
- An introduction to three different formats of competition
- Using these in a practical setting

Practical Involvement: Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximise their opportunities for learning (however inability to participate will not prevent successful completion of the award).

How do I find out when the next available course is on?

It’s always best to check the Lincolnshire FA website HERE to get the most up to date course information.

I’ve found the course I want – how do I enrol?

The quickest and easiest way is to enrol is via our Online Course Booking Service. The online service is available 24/7 so can be accessed at a time that suits you. It will allow you to conveniently view course details and the number of remaining places available on each course and enable you to make an instant secure payment which guarantee’s your place on the course at the touch of a button! Payment can be made with all major credit and debits cards.

Access to our secure online booking service can be found by visiting HERE 

If you have any questions please contact Lincolnshire FA 08449 67 07 08 | development@lincolnshirefa.com / chris.funnell@lincolnshirefa.com

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