This week, the Vice-Chairman of the Community Club, James Drummond passed his C Licence course on the SFA Coach Education Main Pathway. This is reward for 5 days of intense football sessions at Spartans CFA in Edinburgh. James is Co-Manager of the Saturday Amateurs team and they will be looking to benefit from his success. Well done James!!
In other coach education news, David Drysdale recently completed the SFA Physical Preparation Course. David is the coach for the 2005 Blacks team, who compete in the West Lothian Soccer Sevens League. Well done David!!
Also, Scott Wallace, the Head of Football Development within the Community Club and also head coach of 2005 Blues and 2010 age group, recently passed the Children’s Award, held over 5 days at Toryglen, Glasgow.
The Community Club fully support the advancement of our coaches through the SFA’s Coach Education Programme as this benefits all of our players. We would ask that team secretaries share any of these successes with the Executive Committee, to highlight the efforts of our grassroots volunteers.
There are still a number of Coach Education courses available within the South East Region in 2015:
Level 1.2 Coaching Footballers 13+ 16/10/15 + 23/10/15 Bathgate Xcite
Level 1.1 Early Touches 8/11/15 Hibernian Training Centre, 13/11/15 Penicuik
Level 1.2 Coaching Young Footballers 15/11/15 & 22/11/15 Hibernian Training Centre
Level 1.3 Coaching in the Game 6/11/15 & 13/11/15 Bathgate Xcite, 29/11/15 & 6/12/15 Hibernian Training Centre