Football coaches listen to a tutor, on the pitch, at a female CPD event

Female Coaches Conference 2024

Join us for our annual showcase event on 2nd June

We're pleased to confirm plans for our annual BBFA Female Coaches Conference.

This year's conference will take place on Sunday 2nd June at Sports Park in Reading from 10am-3pm and we're looking forward to welcoming female coaches from across the region, whether you are continuing your development or starting out on your coaching journey, to this showcase event. 

The Conference, in partnership with Reading FC Community Trust, will include x2 CPD Workshops delivered by FA Regional Coach Development Officer Vicky Fisher & FA Coach Mentor's Chris Berry & Jon Simmons across morning and afternoon sessions.

Also on the day, a guest keynote speaker will host a talk and Q&A, whilst lunch and refreshments will also be provided. There will also be plenty of opportunity throughout the day to network and engage with other female coaches from around the County.

Conference Schedule (times may vary)

9:45am Arrival
10am Start of Conference & Introduction
10:10am Practical Workshop #1
11:50am Lunch
12:30pm Keynote Speaker & Special Guest (TBC)
1:30pm  Practical Workshop #2
3pm  Close

About the Workshops 

Practical Workshop 1 - Observations - Ability to notice and be curious appreciating the value of watching players through a lens to enhance their overall capability; identifying when they might need more support, stretch or greater challenge.

Practical Workshop 2- Practice and Competition Objectives - Connect and personalise, players' practice and game experiences and opportunities; realism to the game, relevance to age and stage and repetition related to objectives

How to Book

Attending the event will provide you with 5 hours of CPD which will be added to your FAN records. The event is FREE with a £10 deposit to secure your place which will be returned to everyone who attends the Conference.

Book your place

If you have any questions about the Conference, please contact Richard Brant via email.

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