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NNSWF Coaching Conference

NNSWF Coaching Conference

Northern NSW Football will be holding their annual Coaching Conference on Saturday 18th November 2017.

On the day there will be a presentation by FFA Technical Director Eric Abrams, a Q + A session with Newcastle Jets CEO Lawrie McKinna and other presentations by NNSW staff covering player development issues and session design incorporating a practical session. In addition, Michael Cooper Newcastle Jets Academy TD will deliver an update on developments within the academy.

The Coaching Conference is compulsory for all National Premier League First Grade coaches and Technical Directors to attend.

Attendance at the annual conference provides coaches with 50 points towards reaccreditation of their coaching qualification and more importantly enables coaches to continue to develop vital skills and knowledge.

There are only limited spaces available, don’t miss out, register now!

Coaching Conference Details:
What: 2017 Coaching Conference
When: Saturday 18th November 2017,   9:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility
Cost: $75 per person



0900                Conference Opening/Player Development Eric Abrams
0945                Q & A Eric Abrams
1000                Break
1015                Michael Cooper Newcastle Jets Academy Update
1100                Lawrie McKinna Newcastle Jets CEO  Guest Speaker
1200                Principles of Good Practice Design     M. Browne
1245                Lunch
1345                Practical Session         M.Browne/Leo Bertos
1445                Break
1500                MF Update     Wrap up


Newcastle Permanent Skill of the Week

This series of short videos aims to assist community coaches to plan and implement safe, fun and age appropriate coaching sessions for their players. Each session will focus on one of the four functional game skills of running with the ball, striking the ball, first touch and 1 v 1,  with each Newcastle Permanent Skill of the Week video being broken down into 3 key areas:

  1. Beginning Part
  2. Middle Part
  3. End Game

> Click here to view more skill of the week videos

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Newcastle Permanent Coach of the Month

Thanks Coach!

The Newcastle Permanent Community Coach of the Month Award is awarded monthly from March to August to a coach that makes a significant contribution to their team, club and/or community. This is not aimed at results or winning, but a coach who provides a positive experience for all involved. Each winner will receive a Newcastle Permanent Community Coaching kit consisting of 6 balls, 20 markers, 10 bibs and a whistle, as well as a polo shirt and cap.

> Click here to nominate your coach


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