Coach Headquarters

Coach HQ

Welcome to Coach HQ

Coaches can influence a participant’s enjoyment of the game more than anyone else.

They teach the skills, foster passion and lead like-minded lovers of football.

Whether taking on a local team or kicking-off a career, you can help shape the next generation.

Register as a Coach
Benefits of Registering:
– Receive exclusive access to weekly Newcastle Permanent Skill of the Week videos
– Eligible to be nominated for Newcastle Permanent Coach of the Month award
– Invitations to exclusive Coaching Masterclasses with some of Australia’s best coaches
– Gain access to exclusive coach education resources
– Exclusive offers for Newcastle Jets tickets

Newcastle Permanent Skill of the Week – Plan your session (u6 – u13)

Session 1: Running with the Ball

Session 2: Passing

Session 3: 1 v 1

Session 4: Running with the Ball

> View more Newcastle Permanent Skill of the Week Videos

Newcastle Permanent Community Coach of the Month


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.

> Click here for more information

Football Practises – Plan your session (u6-U13)

We’ve created over 50 demonstration videos of football practises designed for players aged 5-13 to help community coaches plan their sessions and make the football experience more enjoyable for everyone involved. Go to the Football Practises hub

Striking the Ball – Beginning: Bombard

View Practice Plan: Bombard

A fun game where players attempt to knock the target ball over the opposition’s line!

Difficulty Level:

First Touch – Middle: 3v1

View  Practise Plan: 3v1

Players count how many passes they can make around outside of the square with a defender trying to intercept their pass.

Difficulty Level:

Running with the Ball – End: Line Football

View Practice Plan: Line Football

Players score by running with the ball over the opposition’s end-line.

Difficulty Level:

> View more Football Practises

Football Challenges and Skills

Football Skills are designed to help players improve their technique, with a number of skill tutorial videos providing excellent tips and hints.

Football Challenges

Football Skills

Coaching Resources

How to fold up a popup goal

> National Curriculum

A comprehensive look at the strategy and philosophy behind Australian football, covering everything from youth development, advanced pathway, coach education and model sessions.

> FFA Coaching Resource

Browse through online practises and training programs for U6-9 all the way to 17yrs+

> Playing for Life – Coaching Manual

A resource from the Australian Sports Commission with guidelines and session plans for MiniRoos football activities.

The Football Coaching Process

A resource for advanced coaches of youth and senior football.

> Football for Kids eBook

A free book with information on coaching kids with lots of practise ideas.

MiniRoos Playing Formats and Rules

> Play By The Rules – Free Courses

Making sport safe, fair and inclusive. Access online videos, online courses and interactive scenarios providing a variety of toolkits, guidelines and templates to help you in your sport.

> AIS Learning Portal – Free Courses

Access free online courses developed by the Australian Sports Commission and the Australian Institute of Sport.

> Community Coach Feedback Form

Coaching Tips

Online Coaching Support

Northern NSW Football has a dedicated coaching education resource ready to answer your specific coaching questions. For help with your training sessions and information on the National Curriculum, submit your question below and one of the team will respond accordingly.

Submit your coaching question




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