Coaching Board

In The Spotlight - Coach Development Webinars

Four webinars are available for bookings.

In this webinar series The FA will be showcasing the experiences, knowledge and expertise of Gurdeep Mudhar, Zayn Ul Abidin, Brian Quailey and Leah Grant… All UEFA B coaches currently on season long placements in academy football with Leicester City and Aston Villa.

Raising the Flag

The day after Vaisakhi, marking the start of the Punjabi New Year and celebrating 1699 - the year when Sikhism was born as a collective faith, Gurdeep Mudhar (Leicester City) shines a light on his coaching journey and some of the challenges and barriers he has overcome along the way.

Wednesday 14 April
6.30pm – 7.30pm

Making Sacrifices 

A week after Eid, marking the end of Ramadan and a month of fasting from dawn to sunset, as well as spiritual reflection and prayer, Zayn Ul Abidin (Aston Villa) talks us through the sacrifices he makes as a person and coach to achieve his ambition of working as a coach in professional football.

Tuesday 18 May
7.30pm – 8.30pm

Social Diversity

As the men's European Championships approaches and we have visibility of the diverse make-up of the England Squad, we hear from Brian Quailey (Leicester City) on the importance of a social and cultural understanding of players and how that shapes him as a coach.

Thursday 10 June
6.30pm – 7.30pm

Being Comfortable

Leah Grant (Leicester City) talks us through her coaching journey and key milestone on the way to understanding who she is as a coach. Leah will share her experiences of feeling pressure to ‘move up’ to a new role or qualification and how being happy with who you are and where you are is important.

Monday 5 July
6.30pm – 7.30pm

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