BHFC: Coach the coaches

For tonight's session, please meet at the new amenities building (at the top of field #2).

Our Technical Director Peter Denyer is launching the first of a series of coaching sessions from next week. The sessions will be based on the Football Federation of Australia curriculum and will cover the basic stages of player development – Grassroots or Discovery phase, Skills Acquisition phase and Game Training phase.

Peter is our current Premier League coach and has an A licence coaching qualification. He has played in the top division in English football at Portsmouth FC and is currently Director of Football at the Kings School here in Parramatta.

Peter will be assisted in delivering these sessions by his assistant coach of our Premier League who has a C licence qualification and is currently mentoring young coach of our U16/1 side who have distinguished themselves by winning their first round match in the State Cup competition.

Sessions have been planned as follows:

Tuesday 15th May (PD) – Grassroots presentation targeting all the younger age groups U6 through to U9 but other coaches/interested parties are more than welcome

This 1 hour session will be held 6:00PM to 7:00PM in the downstairs meeting room at the Sports Club. Please be punctual

Tuesday 22nd May (PD) – Grassroots practical session – 1 hour session 6:00PM to 7:00PM Location: assemble at the new building (at the top of field #2).

Thursday 24th May (GL) – Game training practical session targeting U13 to U18 – 1 hour session 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Tuesday 29th May (PD) - Skills Acquisition practical session targeting U10 to U12 - 6:00 to 7:00PM

Further course sessions will be dependent on the response received.

Please do not wait to register your interest as places may need to be limited.


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