This free course is fully practical and encourages the coach to develop practices that are based on FUN. The emphasis is on natural development i.e. learning by PLAYING football. It is designed for coaches working with players from 5-9 years old in the discovery phase.
12 March 2024 – Ridge Hills United FC – 5.30pm start -> REGISTER
19 March 2024 – Bardon Latrobe FC – 5.30pm start -> REGISTER
28 October – Mackay Football Park – 8.30am start -> REGISTER
This course focuses on the delivery of practical sessions covering the fundamentals of techniques as well as learning about basic playing principles of the game. Aimed at volunteer parents and coaches working with advanced beginner to competent level players or players aged up to 15 years old. This course is a prerequisite for the C Diploma.
9 & 13 December 2023 – Brisbane Strikers FC – 9am start -> REGISTER
11 & 13 Feb 2024 – Yeronga Eagles FC – 9am start -> REGISTER
18 & 21 February 2024 – The Gap FC – 9am start -> REGISTER
25 & 27 February – Bardon Latrobe FC – 9am start -> REGISTER
This course is conducted over two days, is fully practical and deals with the development of the four Functional Game Skills; first touch, striking the ball, running with the ball and 1 v 1. It is designed for coaches working with players aged between 9 and 13 years old in the Skill Acquisition Phase.
5 November – Grange Thistle FC – 9.00am start -> REGISTER
11-12 November – Morten Bay Football Complex – 9am start -> REGISTER
18, 22 November – New Farm United – 9.00am start -> REGISTER
11 & 12 November – Moreton Bay Sports Complex – 9am start -> REGISTER
This course focuses on the Game Training Phase with coaches who work with players from aged 13 to 17 years old. It aims to show the coach how to teach development of tactical awareness, perception and decision making through a game related approach to training.
18 & 19 November – Morten Bay Sports Complex – 9am start -> REGISTER
26. 27 November – Springfield United – 9am start -> REGISTER
This 2-day course works in the performance phase where coaches are working with players 17 years and older. It teaches the coach to prepare their team for a competition environment where winning becomes the main aim. Training focuses on solving football problems, based on match analysis.
The 8-hour course is player focused and provides coaches with the knowledge to deliver goalkeeper training sessions that follow four key principles; Safe, Well organised, Enjoyable and Reflected. Upon completion of the course coaches will be able to deliver sessions for goalkeepers from junior to senior amateur level.
The course is structured around three main modules: Great talent is not necessarily right talent, What you see is not necessarily what you get and Never overrate certificates, never underrate character.
Futsal Coaching Certificate
The Futsal Coaching Certificate and Futsal Coaching Licence are two of the futsal courses part of the community pathway for developing Futsal Coaches in Queensland.
The Certificate is a one-day course focuses on coaches working with junior players up to the age of 13 or players new to the game. It covers the fundamentals of Futsal in a practical format allowing participants to experience the game at a basic level.
Futsal Coaching Licence
The Licence is a one and a half day course for coaches working with players above the age of 13, covering aspects of attacking, defensive and transitional play in greater detail.