Join the football coaching team at THA

Come and Join the THA Team

We have an array of opportunities available to join our coaching team

Whether you are looking to volunteer and gain experience as a coach or your looking for a part time job we have something for everyone!

Interested in joining us?

complete the contact form below to register your interest and well be in touch shortly

“Coaching at THA has taught me a lot, it has allowed me to learn and coach different ages & stages of young footballers, from those who play at a high level to those who have never touched a football before, I’ve gained first hand experience”

Sean Nyamudandara (Girls Specialist sessions)

Work with a range of different age groups

Gain experience as a group coach or a personal 1:1 coach

Benefit from detailed feedback from FA qualified & masters level sports coaches

Learn how to coach from an annual curriculum

Gain access to session plans and learn how to create and deliver your own

Our Operations Director Ethan Holmshaw is responsible for our coach education and development. He has both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Sports Coaching

He is responsible for all our annual curriculums and content delivery and so who better to learn from!

Learn how to deliver effective sessions by taking an all rounded view

Benefit from CPD sessions designed to develop our coaches

Read More about why it is important to get experience as a football coach below

Getting experience as a football coach is important for several reasons:

  1. Skill Development: Experience allows you to develop and refine your coaching skills. As a coach, you need to understand the game, tactics, strategies, and player dynamics. With experience, you can improve your ability to analyse the game, make effective decisions, and communicate your ideas to players.
  2. Understanding Player Development: Coaching experience provides insight into the different stages of player development. You’ll learn how to identify and nurture talent, assess individual strengths and weaknesses, and tailor training programs to meet specific needs. Experience helps you understand the unique challenges faced by players and find ways to maximize their potential.
  3. Tactical Knowledge: Experience exposes you to various match situations, allowing you to enhance your tactical knowledge. By observing and analysing different games, you can learn different strategies, formations, and systems of play. This knowledge will help you make informed decisions during matches and adapt your tactics to counter opponents effectively.
  4. Leadership and Communication: Coaching experience helps you develop strong leadership and communication skills. You’ll learn how to motivate and inspire your team, establish a positive team culture, and effectively communicate your expectations and strategies. Experience enables you to build relationships with players, earning their trust and respect.
  5. Problem-Solving Abilities: Coaching involves making quick decisions under pressure. Through experience, you’ll encounter different challenges, such as handling setbacks, managing conflicts, and adapting to unforeseen circumstances. Each situation presents an opportunity to develop your problem-solving skills and become a more effective coach.
  6. Network Building: The football coaching community is vast and interconnected. By gaining experience, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and collaborate with other coaches, scouts, and professionals in the field. Building a network can provide valuable resources, mentorship, and potential career opportunities.
  7. Reputation and Job Prospects: Experience as a football coach enhances your reputation and job prospects. Demonstrating a track record of successful coaching experiences can make you more desirable to teams, clubs, or organizations seeking experienced coaches. It shows that you have the knowledge, skills, and ability to make a positive impact.

Overall, experience as a football coach allows you to grow, refine your skills, and gain a deeper understanding of the game. It provides the foundation for continuous improvement, building relationships, and achieving success in your coaching career.

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