Coaches' Conference Line Up Announced

The full line up for our first ever Coaches’ Conference has been announced

The full line up for our first ever Coaches’ Conference is now available to view, below.

The inaugural event, taking place on the 1st September 2019, is open to all active grassroots coaches in Manchester and will feature a series of workshops delivered by experienced and well-known coaches within the professional game. The event aims to inspire Manchester’s coaching network and will see the launch of our Coach Membership that will connect each Manchester FA Coach member to exclusive CPD, events and benefits. 

Main featured guest speakers at the event in September include:

  • Pete Sturgess - FA Lead for the Foundation Phase, former Head Coach England Futsal Squad
  • Matt Craddock - Head of Academy, Preston North End FC, former FA County Coach Developer and Youth Development Coach at Blackpool FC
  • Paul McGuinness - FA National Coach Developer and former Manchester United player and coach. 

To see the full schedule for the day, see below or click here

Remaining tickets are now on sale, priced at £40 pp, or combined ticket/membership cost of £60, saving £5 off the annual membership fee! Click here to purchase.

The coaching community in Manchester is growing every week and our Manchester FA Coach membership brings together like-minded, committed individuals through member-specific development opportunities, whilst offering those new to coaching the support of a local coaching network.

  • Benefits of the membership include:
  • Coach Member T-shirt
  • Priority booking on all courses & CPD events
  • Free access to 6 high-profile CPD events
  • Discounted kit & equipment
  • Quarterly newsletter

Football Development Officer for Education and Workforce James Longdin explains: “We are delighted to share the full schedule for the conference, taking place next month. The day is packed with inspirational and interesting content, delivered by coaches who are respected across the game. This event is the perfect way for coaches to kick off the new season and ensure they commit to their own personal development this season – it’s a chance to make the 2019/20 season count!”

 “The Coaches’ Conference is also the perfect time for us to launch our first ever Coach Membership and we believe it will enhance each coach’s experience and help them access support, with the help of their fellow coaches.”

All those who purchase tickets to the Coaches’ Conference, will be able to add-on a 2019/20 Coach Membership for an additional £20. After the conference, Coach Membership can be purchased separately for £25 for the year. Conference tickets and memberships are now on sale here.

Coaches Conference Line-up