Resources

Deployment of Coaches

You can find two documents below to download, which should assist schools and coaches on the safe recruitment of coaches in schools.

ESFA Reward & Recognition Awards 2016-17

Do you know a Schools’ Football volunteer that deserves some recognition? We have the award scheme for you!

Following last year’s pilot of the ESFA Reward & Recognition Awards, supported by the FA, we will be giving two opportunities again this year to recognise and reward people across the country that, through their hard work and dedication, are making a significant difference to schools’ football in their area.

If you know someone that fits the bill and that you think deserves an award for one of the following categories, then fill out the nomination form below and return it via email to Andy Weston, no later than Monday 31 July 2017!

  • Contribution to the Girls’ Game
  • Contribution to County & District Football
  • Teacher Award for impact on football for their school
  • Young Person involved in Schools’ Football

FA Youth Review Guides

A Youth Development Review was implemented by The FA 4/5 seasons ago, which fundamentally changed the way youth football is provided, introducing 5v5, 7v7, 9v9 formats across different age groups, adapting the competition structure to support the development of the player and to help improve players experience of the game. There was initially a lot of communication to the parents, coaches and volunteers about the changes, however, there hasn’t been anything since and it is important that we continue to communicate and raise awareness around the reasons behind the changes.

Please find below a simple, easy to use guide to download, that parents, volunteers and coaches can utilise to get a quick understanding of what youth football is now all about.

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