ESFA Coaching Bursaries

The ESFA is delighted to bring you a range of training opportunities, in partnership with The FA, who offer a range of programmes on our behalf.


If you’d like to run a Junior Football Leaders Award, or are interested in the Primary Teachers Award, please have a look at the documents to download and get in touch with the ESFA at


If your interest is in coaching, either as a new starter or as an experienced practitioner, you may be able to benefit from the County FAs commitment to supporting teachers as one of their priority groups, either through bursaries or through subsidised training.

Your local county FA will have the details relevant to your area so please get in touch with them directly to see how you can benefit.

If you’re unsure who to contact, this list of County FAs may help: .


Additionally your local County Sports Partnerships (CSP's) may offer training, support and funding for Teachers courses and CPD. For a list of your local CSP's visit:


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