TFA Residential Coach Education

Dear Coaches !

Thank you for your response to this unique programme 

The September Residential Coach Ed Programme applications have now closed !

Please take note of the next programme dates for 2018 and click the link below to reserve your place. 

January 21st – 31st 

May 6th – 16th 

August 19th – 29th 

Hope you can make one of these dates 

Happy Coaching !!

TFA Coach Ed Poster


Trafford Football Academy 

TFA Coach Ed Residential

11 Day Residential Coach Education Programme
Manchester England 

Welcome to MANCHESTER!!  (World Capital of FOOTBALL)!!
home of 
Trafford Football Academy 
Coach/Player Development Centre of Excellence 

Day 1: 

Coaches greeted at Manchester Airport and taken to their hotel. 

Programme Induction Day: Coaches Arrive for their first day of the TFA Coach Education Programme in Manchester meeting their instructors and members of TFA staff at the Hallmark Inn Hotel in Manchester.
Coach induction to the course general outline meeting.

Day 2: 

8.00 Buffet Breakfast at Hotel 
9.00 – 12.30pm- FA Level 1 – Workshop 1
12.30pm- Lunch 
1.15pm – 4.45pm – FA Level 1 – Workshop 2
18.00 Evening Dinner at Hotel
19.00 Match Analysis (Coaching Topics) 
21.30 Downtime 

Day 3:  

8.00 Buffet Breakfast at Hotel 
9.00 – 12.30pm- FA Level 1 – Workshop 3
12.30 Lunch 
1.15pm – 4.45pm – FA Level 1 – Workshop 4
18.00 Evening Dinner at Hotel
19.00 Match Analysis (Coaching Topics) 
21.30 Downtime 

Day 4: 

8.00 Buffet Breakfast at Hotel 
10.00am – 12.oopm – FA Level 1 – Safeguarding Children Workshop
12.45 Lunch
13.30 Manchester City FC visit and Sports Science workshop 
16.00 Q & A Manchester City Staff 
18.00 Evening Dinner at Hotel
19.00 Match Analysis (Coaching Topics) 
21.30 Downtime 

Day 5 

8.00 Buffet Breakfast at Hotel 
9.30am – 12.30pm- FA Level 1 – Emergency Aid Workshop
12.45 Lunch (
13:30 ASSA Course in Speed Mechanics to Maximise Athletic Efficiency – Biomechanics, Physiology and Physics of Sports Speed (Theory Component)
15.30 ASSA Coaching Course (Practical) 
18.00 Evening Dinner at Hotel
19.00 ASSA Meet the coaches 
21.30 Downtime 

Day 6: 

8.00 Buffet Breakfast at Hotel 
9.00 – 12.30pm- FA Level 1 – Workshop 5
12.30pm- Lunch 
1.15pm – 4.45pm – FA Level 1 – Workshop 6
18.00 Evening Dinner at Hotel
19.00 Match Analysis (Coaching Topics) 
21.30 Downtime 

Day 7: 

8.00   Breakfast Hotel 
9.00   Saturday Match Day 
11.00 Practical Session Workshop 
13.00 Lunch at Football Club 
14.00 Professional Football Match (Premier League/Championship) 
18.30 Evening Dinner at Hotel 
19.30 Night Out in Manchester! (Special Manchester Sites) 

Day 8: 

8.00    Breakfast at Hotel 
9.00    Sunday Match Day (Academy/Club Youth Matches) 
12.00 Lunch 
13.00 Professional Football Match (Premier League/Championship)  
19.00 Manchester Chinatown (Buffet Dinner) Karaoke Party 
21.30 Manchester Night life 

Day 9: 

8.00 Buffet Breakfast at Hotel 
9.00 – 12.30pm- FA Level 1 – Workshop 5
12.45   Lunch 
13.30 Manchester United FC  
16.00 Coach workshop! 
18.00 Evening Dinner at Hotel
19.00 Match Analysis (Coaching Topics) 
21.30 Downtime 

Day 10: 

8.00 Buffet Breakfast at Hotel 
9.30 Liverpool FC 
12.45 Lunch at Manchester FA 
13.30 FA Coaching Course (Final sessions) 
15.30 FA Coaching Course Presentation awards 
19.00 Final night dinner and presentation 
21.00 Downtime in Manchester 

Day 11: 

Trafford Football Academy 
Coaching Breakfast Farewells!!
Checkout of Hotel 
End of TFA Coach Education Programme 

Included in TFA Residential Coach Education Programme. 

10 night’s hotel accommodation with Buffet Breakfast and evening dinner !
FA (English Football Association) Coaching Course and Certification 
FA Sport Science Awards 
ASSA Speed and Agility Award
TFA Coaching Workshops 
TFA Coaching Sessions 
Professional Club Visits and Sport Science Workshops 
Match Tickets to Professional Games (Premier League/ Championship & Division 1) 
Club visits to Manchester United, Manchester City & Liverpool FC. 
Trafford Football Academy Tracksuit & Coaching Polo Shirt 
Airport Pick up and Drop off (Manchester Airport) 
Mini bus and driver throughout the programme. 
Hotel Evening Dinner and Daily Lunches, Manchester Chinatown & Rusholme Curry Mile 
24/7 TFA Staff in attendance throughout the programme 

TFA Coach Education Residential Programme
10 great reasons why you will gain a better coaching and game knowledge to improve the performance of your players from our Coach Education Programme

  1. FA Coaching Award and Certification

You will attend a FA Coaching Award delivered by FA professional instructors at our location. The FA coaching awards are recognised and respected around the World of football as one of the best awards you can gain as a coach.

  1. Professional Club Coaching Sessions. (PCCS)

You will be guests at a number of professional clubs in and around Manchester to study their coaches in action delivering coaching sessions to their players. The topic and theme including key points will be discussed in a Q & A session with the coach after the session.

  1. Coaching Workshops

You will attend a number of coaching workshops throughout the programme where TFA will invite professional coaches to work with you and listen to your coaching questions in a problem solving coach/player analysis session.

  1. Match Analysis (Scouting-Game Analysis-Coaching Points)

We will attend a number of academy matches during the programme to watch some of the best young talent coming through the clubs and Academies in and around Manchester.
TFA is proud to have one of the leading Premier League scouts in attendance throughout your programme Brian Carey is a TFA Academy Director and Premier League Scout. (Please see Brian’s profile below)

  1. Special Club Visits in Manchester & Liverpool

      We will be guests at a number of professional clubs in and around Manchester to attend specific presentations based around Sports Science including Manchester City Sports Science Presentation. Performance Analysis Injury Prevention Nutrition Football Pitches Player Equipment Facilities at the City Football Academy

  1. Match Tickets

Coaches will be attending a number of professional matches and tickets will be provided as part of our package. Match tickets to Premier League/Championship/Division 1 games in and around Manchester will be scheduled in our programme.

  1. Trafford Football Academy experienced coaching staff will be in attendance 100% throughout the programme to offer their support to you and your coaching programme. 
  2. Guest Speakers

We will have the opportunity to meet with professional players past and present during our guest speakers section of the programme during our presentation dinners

  1. Coaches Logistics

We will have the use of our personal mini buses and driver to provide 24/7 transport for you throughout the programme. We will also arrange for the pickup and drop off from Manchester Airport.

  1. Hallmark Inn Manchester

This very fine hotel in the heart of Manchester which we have used for a number of years will be our home base throughout the programme The Hallmark Inn (formally Willowbank Hotel) will provide our coaches with a 3 star quality including full buffet breakfast and dinner. The Hallmark Inn has just received a full refurbishment to a high standard and we are sure your stay there will be enjoyed. 

Ranell Hobson ASSA
               Presenter Background:
Ranell Hobson has degrees in Sports Coaching and Education and over 20 years practical experience.   She has presented workshops and courses all over the world, most notably at youth academies of EPL clubs Arsenal, Crystal Palace, Leicester and Wigan Athletic. She is also a World Record holding Masters track sprinter and regular medal winner at World Masters Championships in 60m. She is one of the fastest starters in the World for her event.
Ranell brings to her workshops and courses an environment that facilitates discussion and coach interaction, where evidence-based learning is paramount and excellence of drill execution is displayed and participation is encouraged.
“I recommend this workshop to any coach”
Dr Craig Duncan, ESSA Sports Scientist of the Year 2015; FFA and Australian Socceroos High Performance Coach Asian Cup 2015
“A great workshop”
Des Ryan, Head of Sports Science, Arsenal FC Youth Academy
“Ranell is at the forefront of youth sports development in Australia”
Gary Raffety, Head Physiologist, Australian Youth Football Institute
“If you ever have the opportunity to attend one of Ranell’s speed workshops do not miss it”
Jack Pullin, Manchester City FC Academy
“Fantastic workshop, great passion, brilliant knowledge”
Phil Greenwood, Strength and Conditioning Manager, Pro Football Support UK