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FAW C-Certificate Jacksonville

Partnering with the Football Association of Wales (FAW) Coachbetter is proud to bring World Leading European Coach Education to Jacksonville FC, Florida, USA. Coaches in the US can start their European Coaching journey by completing the FAW C-Certificate. Coaches can now join the likes of Mikel Arteta and Roberto Martinez by starting their FAW coach education pathway, the first pre-requisite step to the FAW UEFA B Licence.

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FAW C-Certificate: A new approach to modern soccer coaching education

The FAW C-Certificate is delivered utilizing a variety of in-person education contacts and online workshops. It is designed to educate candidates in the technical, physical, psychological, and social requirements of modern football. It will develop candidates’ ability to plan, prepare, deliver, and reflect on coaching sessions for the development of players. The course has been designed to support the modern coach, with education consisting of online modules, distance learning, webinars (utilizing Microsoft Teams) and practical (in-person) contacts as well as the requirement to coach within your own coaching environment. During the course, coaches learn about the key requirements of supporting an individual within modern football, developing players across our four pillars (Technical, Physical, Psychological and Social) and their ability to plan, prepare and reflect on sessions. There is no formal assessment.

Course Tutors

Mark Sampson

UEFA PRO Licence Coach

  • Cheftrainerin der FIFA Frauen-Weltmeisterschaft 2015 (Bronzemedaille)
  • Ehemalige Cheftrainerin der englischen Löwinnen
  • Ehemaliger Akademie-Manager bei einem Premier League Club
  • 20 Jahre Erfahrung im Frauen- und Männerprofifußball als Managerin und Trainerin
  • Level 5 Trainerausbilderin

David Gough

UEFA A Licence Coach

  • Ehemaliger internationaler Frauentrainer England Lionesses & Jamaica Women
  • Ehemaliger Premier League Academy U18-Trainer
  • 10 Jahre Erfahrung im US-Fußball, derzeitiger stellvertretender Cheftrainer der Oklahoma Women Uni
  • Ehemaliger ECNL-Direktor für Coaching
  • MSc Performance Coach
Course Features

Why you should take the course

The FAW is recognised in UEFA as a leading Nation for coach education. The courses are recognised for creating an environment for coaches where individual personality and philosophy is embraced through the globally recognised Welsh Way Philosophy. That’s why so many high profile managers and coaches from the Premier League, International game and all over the globe have hand-picked the FAW as their destination for coach education.

FAW C-Certificate

An FAW C-Certificate is required to access the FAW/UEFA B Licence (the FAW/UEFA B Licence is only delivered in Wales).

Further recognised coaching qualifications

Two further recognised coaching qualifications (FAW level 1 & 2). The FAW Football Leaders Award is part of the course and completion is required before progressing on to the FAW C-Certificate.

Gain a New Coaching Perspective

Embark on a transformative coaching journey with our FAW C-Certificate program, where you'll gain a fresh perspective on modern football coaching. Explore the technical, physical, psychological, and social aspects of the game.

Coach Friendly

Three online webinars followed by 3-day in-person practical days at Jacksonville FC.

Further Your Education

This course will expand your knowledge in coaching, enhancing your coaching capabilities through a combination of in-person training and online workshops.

UEFA/FAW B Licence

Access to FAW UEFA B Licence (The UEFA/FAW B Licence is only delivered in Wales)

“The feedback from our coaches last year made it clear to us we had to give more coaches the opportunity to access the course.”
Working with coachbetter to host a FAW C-Certificate here at Jacksonville FC is a real honor for the club. We are thrilled to host the course again in March 2024 to allow more coaches from the club and the surrounding areas to experience the outstanding course material delivered by world class tutors. The FAW philosophy to coach development is second to none and we want to support as many coaches as possible to access this outstanding coach education opportunity.
Pat Cannon
Geschäftsführender Direktor Jacksonville FC

Dates for practical days

Online contact #1 

Sunday 18th Feb 2024
17:00 ET (online)

Online contact #2

Sunday 25th Feb 2024
17:00 ET (online)

Online contact #3

Sunday 3rd March 2024
17:00 ET (online)

In-person Practical Day 1

Friday 8th of March 2024
18:00 - 21:00
Jacksonville FC
Patton Park
2850 Hodges Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32224

In-person Practical Day 2

Saturday 9th of March 2024
10:00 - 17:00
Jacksonville FC
Patton Park
2850 Hodges Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32224

In-person Practical Day 3

Sunday 10th of March 2024
10:00 - 17:00
Jacksonville FC
Patton Park
2850 Hodges Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32224


What you get after the course

The FAW C-Certificate is the level 2 qualification in Wales.The qualification allows coaches to further understand the requirements and responsibilities of a modern coach and how to utilize tools to support them and their players. It is also required to access the UEFA/FAW B Licence (the UEFA/FAW B Licence is only delivered in Wales). Please Note: for payment plan options or any further questions please contact course Director Mark Sampson: mark@coachbetter.com

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Please note

Application deadline

Friday, February 16, 2024


USD $1495 ($500 Deposit now to secure place). Course fee includes coaches completing the FAW Level 1, FAW C-Certificate, Football Leaders Award, FAW account & coachbetter account


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