Search

Coaching deadline draws near

16:00 19 April 2014

The Essex FA has a Centre of Excellence for female footballers (pic: Essex FA)

The Essex FA has a Centre of Excellence for female footballers (pic: Essex FA)

Archant

Latest news from the Essex FA

Local football coaches have the chance to help players progress through the FA’s Elite Female Player Pathway at the Essex FA’s Girls Centre of Excellence, with applications for new faces invited before 5pm on Friday May 2.

Last year the Essex FA were awarded one of 31 exclusive Centre of Excellence licenses by The FA. Nearly 80 players aged 7-17 are now accommodated within the playing programme and their skills and development will again be challenged against other centres within the South-East, including clubs such as Chelsea and Arsenal.

The set-up, based at the Shrub End Sports & Community Centre in Colchester, has since gone on to make huge progress during its first season.

The intention is to maintain this success in 2014/15 by adding to the wealth of experience and knowledge amongst the existing staff and continuing to guide the players in the right direction.

The programme carried on from the previous excellent work of the previous licence holders since 1998, the Colchester United Community Sports Trust since 1998, and it has seen many talented footballers emerge to link-up with England Under-15, Under-17, Under-19 and Under-23 squads.

Successful applicants for these coaching positions will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Elite Female Player Pathway which these players utilised.

Anyone wishing to apply should email GirlsCofE@essexfa.com. A two-page CV and covering letter needs to be received by 5pm on May 2, detailing why you feel you would be suitable for the role.

Please refer to the Personal Specifications whilst applying which can be found online at www.essexfa.com.

If you have any questions, call Sharon Brownlie on 07921 855987.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Romford Sports News

46 minutes ago
Great Britain's Ashley Jackson (centre) in action against South Korea during the 2016 Champions Trophy at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (pic Simon Cooper/PA)

Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre to host event in June 2017

09:21
Gordon Reid of Great Britain in action at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (pic Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for LTA)

Paralympic champion meets French rival in semi-finals

07:00
Martin J Ward (left) hits out against Ronnie Clark during their British super featherweight title bout at the SSE Arena, Wembley (pic Steven Paston/PA)

A look back at some of our stories over the past week

Yesterday, 18:00
Magnus Okuonghae during his previous stint with Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Daggers centre-back says he looked out for club’s results even while playing for rivals

Yesterday, 17:00
London Raiders goalie Euan King talks to Michael Gray during a stoppage in play (pic John Scott)

Blyth undecided on who will start against Bracknell

Yesterday, 16:00
Chinedu McKenzie celebrates a recent goal with his Romford team-mates (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Striker has turned down moves to fellow league clubs this week and will feature against Soham Town Rangers tomorrow

Yesterday, 15:00
Maldon clear a Hornchurch attack (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Jimmy McFarlane delighted to have Junior Luke back at Bridge Avenue and excited about tie with AFC Sudbury

Yesterday, 14:00
Oliver Hawkins of Dagenham & Redbridge and Sean McGinty of Torquay United (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers coach knows there is a lot of interest in squad, with 27 scouts watching last match

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

£3,000 goes a long way at Boots

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now