Cambridgeshire FA - Coaching Football

Coaching in Education


Football plays an important role within schools, colleges and universities. From the first day at school until the last day at university.

Cambridgshire FA offer programmes, initiatives and schemes to provide teachers and coaches at every stage of education the tools to inspire new generations to love the game.

FA Lidl Skills Programme

The FA Lidl Skills programme works in over 2500 primary schools each year, providing lessons for the children against the requirements of the PE National Curriculum and supports teachers’ professional learning.

As well as helping to develop the technique, ball skills and confidence of children in primary schools, The FA Skills coaches aim to pass on invaluable lesson ideas and guidance on the delivery of football to the pupils’ teachers.

If your school hasn't had a chance to work with The FA Lidl Skills Programme yet, please send us an email at

Learn more about The FA Lidl Skills programme


Young Leader Award For Students

The FA Junior Football Leaders Award provides a basic introduction to leadership skills required when involved in football for those under the age of 16.

The course will primarily introduce four areas:

  • Assisting football activity sessions 
  • An introduction to refereeing
  • Helping with a team
  • Managing football events

Want to run an Cambridgeshire FA Young Leader Award at your school?


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