Berks & Bucks FA are pleased to announce this season’s Coaches Conference will take place on Saturday 15th June 2019 09:30-16:00 at Reading FC.
Following on from last year’s Conference where 100 Coaches were in attendance, we are looking forward this season's event.
This season the theme for the Conference will be The FA’s Youth Development Phase (12-16 year olds). We will also be discussing Girls Football & Disability Football pathways in our Q&A session.
We are pleased to confirm our first guest as Geoff Noonan. Geoff currently works for The FA as an FA Youth Coach Educator and has supported Clubs such as Fulham & Crystal Palace in recent years.
We are also pleased to confirm that Kevin Betsy will be in attendance. Kevin started his playing career with Woking before making appearances with Fulham, Barnsley, Oldham, Bristol City, Southend, Wycombe Wanderers before finishing his playing career where it all began at Woking. Kevin started his coaching career at Fulham before becoming the England U15s Head Coach. Kevin currently works for The FA as England U16 Head Coach.
Geoff and Kevin will be delivering a workshop and practical session during the event.
This year we have decided to increase the number of guests on the Q&A panel. The session will give attendees opportunity to ask questions to the following guests:
Martin Sinclair- England Cerebral Palsy Team player & SaintsAbility Development Officer
Nicole Farley- FA Girls England Talent Pathway (Reading Women RTC U12s & England Womens U17s)
Taff Rahman- FA Coach Educator & Guyana National Team Coach
Geoff Noonan- FA Youth Coach Educator
Kevin Betsy- England Mens U16 Head Coach
Steve Brown- Head of Coaching, MK Dons
The Conference will accredit all FA Qualified Coaches (Levels 1 to 3) with 6 hours CPD for the 2018-19 season. The event costs £25 including lunch and refreshments.
Date: Saturday 15th June 2019
Venue: Reading Football Club, Madjeski Stadium, Junction 11, M4, Reading, Berks, RG2 0FL
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