FA Licensed Coaches' Club Goalkeeper Conference 2013



'The No.1 Event!'

Hosted by Ray Clemence

The FA Licensed Coaches' Club will host its first ever Goalkeeper conference at St George's Park, The FA's new National Football Centre, in Burton, on Sunday 14th April & Monday 15th April 2013.


Sunday 14th April 2013

10.00am        Arrival
                       Registration and Refreshments

10.30am        Introduction
                       Welcome with host Ray Clemence, Head of National Teams

11.00am        GK Workshops
                       - Where goals are scored - Simon Smith, FA National Goalkeeper Youth
                       - Dealing with the back pass - Martin Thomas, FA National Coach & Head of 
                         Goalkeeper Coaching Education

12.45pm        Lunch

1.45pm         The qualities of a goalkeeper coach
                     Martin Thomas, FA NAtional Coach & Head of Goalkeeper Coaching Education 
2.45pm         Dealing with crosses - A structured approach
                     Simon Smith, FA National Goalkeeper, Coach and Manager

4.30pm         Break

4.45pm         Guest Interview with LMA Guest
                      Nigel Adkins - Professional Goalkeeper, Coach and Manager    
5.30pm         Close    

6.00pm         Optional Tour of St. Georges Park

8.00pm         Gala Dinner
                      Guest Interviews hosted by Ray Clemence
                      - Shay Given, Aston Villa GK**
                      - Jack Butland, Birmingham City and England International GK**

Monday 15th April

9.00am         Welcome

9.05am         The Futsal Goalkeeper
                      Tony Elliot, FA National Futsal Goalkeeper Coach

9.45am         Practical Workshop and Q&A
                      Tony Elliot, FA National Futsal Goalkeeper Coach

11.15am        Break

11.45am        Goalkeeper practices in restricted spaces
                      Simon Smith, FA National Goalkeeper Coach (Youth)

1.00pm         Lunch

2.00pm         Guest Interviews
                     Mervyn Day, Professional Goalkeeper, Coach and Manager 
                     Andy Woodman, Newcastle United Senior Goalkeeper Coach
                     Pat Jennings, Former Spurs, Arsenal & Northern Ireland Goalkeeper       
3.00pm         Break

3.45pm         GK Workshops
                     - Where goals are scored - Simon Smith, FA National Goalkeeper (Youth)
                     - Dealing with the back pass - Martin Thomas, FA National Coach & Head of 
                       Goalkeeper Coaching Education
                     - Goalkeeping Conditioning - Leanne Hall, Sheffield Utd Academy GK Coach & Former 
                       International Goalkeeper

5.00pm         The Goalkeeping Coaching Pathway
                     Martin Thomas, FA National Coach & Head of Goalkeeper Coaching Education

5.15pm         St. George's Park, The FA Licensed Coaches' Club and Review of the conference
                     Jamie Houchen, Head of FA Learning

5.30pm         Close

Please book early to avoid disappointment!

Attendance at the conference will accredit this seasons CPD.

All food, tea, coffee and accommodation (if requested through the payment option) are covered within the conference price.  (Drinks are not provided with the Gala Dinner).

This event is open to all coaches, if however you are not a member of The FA Licensed Coaches' Club and wish to join please visit www.thefa.com/licensedcoachesclub where this will cost you £9 for the remainder of the season.

Please Click Here for FA Learning Terms & Conditions

*Programme subject to change.
**match permitting

Please note the "Early bird" offer - £10 discount has now expired.


2 x Day Conference only 100.00
gala dinner update 25.00

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Start date: 14/04/2013 10:00 AM
Register by: 14/04/2013 5:00 PM
St George's Park
Newborough Road
Burton Upon Trent
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The FA Licensing Team
0844 980 8212