Coach Mentor

Coach Mentoring Programme


Cheshire FA has set up the Coach Mentoring Programme to meet the needs of coaches and clubs at a local level through high-quality mentoring, supporting the development of coaches and raising standards across the game.

The aim of the programme and our mentors is:

  • Mentor and support coaches
  • Organise, register and deliver Coach Development events (target of two per club aiming for at least 15 coaches to engage per event).
  • Establish a coach development group/community of practice within the club
  • Signpost coaches to National/Regional and local Coach Development opportunities
  • Advise/guide and share resources to support coaches 
  • Engage new FA Introduction to Coaching Football coaches within the clubs, supporting to link them with the club’s events as well as targeted County specific development offer
  • Support club to target and encourage coaches within club teams without a qualified coach to engage them in the development offer and signpost to progressing onto the FA Playmaker & FA Introduction to Coaching Football courses.


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