Opportunity knocks for coaches

2017-04-12 06:00

The South African Football Association (Safa) in the Free State will be conducting a C Licence Coaching Course over two phases in April and June.

The first phase will be from 25 to 29 April and the second phase from 25 to 30 June.

Safa encourages both male and female coaches who qualify for the coaching course to apply.

Those who qualify must apply through their local football associations and regions.

The courses target coaches in the five regions of Safa in the province.

  • The following criteria should be adhered to: candidates must have a D Licence Coaching qualification (a copy must be sent); ) candidates must attend the full duration of the course (11 days); and ) candidates must send a one- or two-page activity report of their involvement in football.

It will cover, amongst other aspects, sports medicine and injuries.

The course module will be presented by the Sports Science Institute of South Africa.

Phera Ratlhankana, Safa’s provincial technical officer, said the number of participants is limited to 30 and it is on a first come, first served basis.

He said preference will also be given to regional and local technical officers and female coaches to attend.

The deadline for submitting applications and required documents is Wednesday (19/04).

“No late applications will be accepted. Acceptance letters will be sent to all short-listed candidates,” said Ratlhankana.

Registration fee is R700 per person.

For more information, phone Ratlhankana on 082-670-5533.

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