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FA Level 1 Course Dates Announced

July 4, 2014

Did Roy Hodgson get his tactics right during the World Cup? Do you want to increase your knowledge of the game? Want to develop the next generation of players?

Managers like Roy Hodgson, Jürgen Klopp, and the ‘feisty’ Miguel Herrera all started out on the coaching ladder in their respective countries with the first coaching award available before mastering their profession.

Cumberland FA is pleased to announce a number of FA Level 1 Coaching Courses, available across the county. These courses are designed to give coaches a base knowledge of the requirements for managing a team within grassroots football. Who knows where it will lead to? Qatar 2022??

Please click HERE to download the document which has an overview of all the course dates giving you the chance to select the course which best suits your availability. There will be five courses coming up in the first part of the new season giving coaches plenty of chances to choose a convenient course.

Carlisle (Course 1) starting on Sunday 17th August (various dates)

Whitehaven starting on Sunday 24th August (various dates)

Penrith (Course 1) starting on Saturday 6th September (various dates)

Carlisle (Course 2) starting on Saturday 21st September (various dates)

Penrith (Course 2) starting on Saturday 1st November (various dates)

Should you wish to book onto these courses you can do so via the online links on the FA Level 1 Course Overview document or by clicking on the relevant course and downloading the application forms.

If you require any more information or would like to discuss the courses please contact James Reid (Football Development Officer) 01900 872310ext 1 or email

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