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NNSWF Coaching Conference returns to LMRFF for 2018

November 9th, 2018

Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) will be holding their annual Coaching Conference for 2018 on December 1st. 

The day will feature inclusive presentations by NNSWF coaching staff covering player development and session design as well as special presentations by three guest speakers.

Glenn Warry, Chief Executive of Football Coaches Australia, Skill Acquisition Expert from the University of Technology Sydney Kyle Bennett, and former Hyundai A-League Championship winning coach and current Westfield Matildas assistant coach Gary van Egmond will all be giving exclusive talks to help improve coaching skills including being able to not only successfully identify talent but build it as well.

This event is designed as one of the means for coaches to meet the required four (4) year re-validation requirements in order to keep their accreditation valid and current and will equate to 50 points.

Spaces are limited so make sure you don’t miss out! Register now!

Coaching Conference Details:

Date: Saturday 1 December 2018 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Location: Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility

Cost: $75 (includes lunch)

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About the Guest Speakers:

Glenn Warry is a specialist in Learning & Development Strategies for talent within sporting organisations, corporations and learning institutes. He has worked within high-performance sport environments over the past 30 years providing support to elite athletes, coaches and referees. Over the past 15 years Glenn has been at the forefront in progressing national holistic development and wellbeing programs for professional athletes, establishing and managing inaugural programs for Rugby Union (ARU/RUPA) and Football (A-League & Matilda) players, referees and national team coaches. His most recent work within football involved facilitation of FFA national team high performance strategic planning.

Gary van Egmond is the current Assistant Coach of the Westfield Matildas, Young Matildas Head Coach and previously coached the Newcastle Jets to their first and only Hyundai A-League championship in 2008. He spent a total of six seasons as a Head Coach of the club, and since then has undertaken roles with the Australian Institute of Sport and also as Technical Director at both Northern NSW Football and the Football NSW running the underpinning programs and coaching development.

Kyle Bennett is an early career academic working as a lecturer in motor control, motor learning, and biomechanics at Southern Cross University. He has recently submitted his Doctor of Philosophy (Sport and Exercise Science), where he focused on providing an Australian perspective on talent identification and development in youth football. Kyle is particularly interested in understanding football expertise and promoting holistic and inclusive talent development environments.

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