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Coaches Courses

Register to a Coaching Course

The fastest way to up skill your self as a coach is to attend one of the many coaching courses around Queensland.

The Club facilitates a number of coaching courses throughout the year at our home ground, but in addition courses are run by Football Queensland around the region for registered coaches, some of which are fully funded.

FIND A COURSE to suit you today!

Courses Available


MiniRoos Game Leader – Discovery phase (FREE)

For coaches training 3-9-year-old players
The 3-hour course is fully practical and encourages the coach to develop practices that are based on FUN. The emphasis is on natural development i.e. learning by PLAYING football. No coaching but organising FUN football exercises is the key to helping players build a love for the game. Another highlight of the course is that the coaches are exposed to basic rules of the game as well as tips and hints on building a football culture in a completely practical setting.
NB: This course has the same outcomes and content as the old Grassroots Football Certificate, it has simply been renamed to reflect the association with MiniRoos.

Skill Training Course – Skill Acquisition Phase ($80)

For coaches training 9-12-year-old players
In the Skill Acquisition Phase the coach must focus on building a solid foundation of technical skill. The course is conducted over 14 hours, is fully practical and deals with the development of the 4 Functional Game Skills:
– First Touch
– Striking the Ball
– Running with the Ball
– 1 v 1

Game Training Course – Game Training Phase ($80)

For coaches training 13-17-year-old players
In the Game Training Phase the coach’s aim will be the development of tactical awareness, perception and decision making through a game related approach to training. The course is conducted over 14 hours, is fully practical and provides the coach with training sessions designed to help the players apply the Functional Game Skills in a team setting using the FFA endorsed ‘1-4-3-3’ formation.

Coaching Pathways Program

Football Federation Australia believe that coaches can, and should, have a direct impact on quality of the football experiences of all players that will lead to a lifelong love of and engagement in the game.

One of the identified weaknesses of Coach Education in the past was that there was only one stream of courses available, whether you were coaching a social team of amateurs once a week or Head Coach of a State Premier League team.

The courses were also far too short to deliver enough long-term learning or produce enough elite Australian coaches.

It was clear that two pathways were required, especially when one accepts that players can generally be divided into two streams: those that play for Participation, and those considered Performance players.

Therefore, the Two Pathway system was introduced in 2007:

  • The Community Pathway
  • The Advanced Pathway

Visit the Play Football website to find a Course on all our upcoming pathway courses. 

For any questions regarding the Advanced Coaching Courses/Pathway, please email with your inquiry.