East Riding FA Coaching Conference 2024


We are delighted to announce that the East Riding FA Coaching Conference is now confirmed for Monday 26 February 2024 at the University of Hull.

The focus of this year’s conference which is open to all current and aspiring coaches is to inspire, engage and educate with attendees hearing from people who have been involved at every level of football.

Our keynote speakers include Rebecca Garlick who is the FA National Coach Development Lead for Women and Girls Football, Brentford FC Technical Director Lee Dykes, former Hull City Head Coach and England International Nick Barmby and Football Mental Health Alliance Founder Danny Matharu.

Attendees will learn about Talent Identification and how it can be used in grassroots football, why it’s important for grassroots football coaches to prioritise their mental health and what the journey from player to Head Coach looks like.

There will also be a discussion on some of the differences coaches may encounter when working with girls in youth football and what tactics can be used to help retain female players through coaching.

East Riding FA CEO Adam Lowthorpe said, "This years East Riding FA Grassroots Football Coaching Conference promises to be another fantastic event and we look forward to welcoming the regions grassroots football coaches to the University of Hull. We have a really fantastic line up of guests who will inspire, engage and educate."

There will also be time to engage with other grassroots football coaches from across the county with East Riding FA staff also on hand to provide the latest coaching updates.

The fee for attending the conference is £5 with attendees receiving a special gift upon arrival. Light refreshments will also be provided.

Date: Monday 26 February 2024

Time: 7pm – 10pm (Arrival from 6:30pm)

Venue: Middleton Hall, University of Hull, Cottingham Rd, Hull HU6 7RX

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For further information please contact Liz Shipp.