Offering a fresh approach to coaching and teaching football

Coach Education


  BARNEY JONES          DAVE HOULSTON              LIAM BRAMLEY                BEN DAWSON

NFPSoccer has an outstanding group of contributors  many  work as tutors on a range of F.A. Coaching Courses including:

  • 1st4Sport Level 1 Certifi cate in Coaching Football
  • 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football
  • 1st4Sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Football                                                      
  • The F.A. Youth Award 
  • F.A Goalkeeping Courses

If you are wanting to take an F.A. Coaching Course in the North East  contact :

 Mark Woodhall at the Northumberland F.A.
0191 270 1166

Dave Cleary at Durham F.A                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                0191 3872928

Coach Development

NFPSoccer is committed to supporting coach development and works closely with  Northumberland F.A  and Newcastle United Foundation in providing :

  • Coach Education for clubs and teams.
  • The Coaching for Coaches Programme.
  • In service training and coach mentoring programmes.

If you are interested in Coach Education or  Mentoring Programmes contact Barney Jones

tel          01434606944

If you are interested in  the Coaching for Coaches Programme contact Neil Winskill 

email  :    website    :

Coaching Articles

We have a collection of Coaching Articles that have been written by NFPSoccer contributors.

We have worked with a number of organisations and clubs  including :

  • Northumbria University
  • Newcastle University
  • Northumberland Football Association
  • Cumberland Football Association
  • Durham Football Association
  • Tynemouth College
  • Northumberland College
  • adidas (UK Ltd)
  • Puma Uk
  • Northumberland Coaches Association