This year's annual Scottish FA South East Coaching Conference includes arguably the most impressive guest coach list yet.
What: Scottish FA South East Coaching Conference
Where: Almondvale Stadium, Livingston
When: Sunday 10th April 2011 (10am – 4pm)
• Eamon Mulvey, Manchester United Academy Skill Development Coach
• Steve Cooper, Liverpool Assistant Academy Manager
• Geraint Twose, Cardiff City Assistant Academy Manager
The conference is aimed at coaches working at all levels of football, and will include a variety of practical sessions as well as a discussion forum.
The conference has been designated as a continuous professional development (CPD) event for coaches who attend.
Guest coach details:
Eamon Mulvey, Manchester United
Eamon Mulvey played for Manchester City and Stockport County before his career was cut short by injury. He started his coaching career on a part time basis at Manchester City before joining Manchester Utd to assist Rene Meulensteen, increase technical support for players and coaches and also develop the 4 v 4 initiative. Eamon joined United on a full time basis in 2003 as a Development Centre Skills Coach before being promoted to Academy Skill Development Coach in 2005. Eamon holds the UEFA A Licence and English FA Youth Licence as well as a Bsc (Hons) in Sports Science.
Steve Cooper, Liverpool
Steve Cooper started his football career as a player at Wrexham Football Club. After a short spell at Bangor City he retuned to Wrexham to start his career in coaching as Assistant Head of Youth, a position he held for five years. Steve was promoted to Head of Youth in 2006 before joining Liverpool in 2008. Steve is now Assistant Academy Manager at Liverpool, where he oversees the entire football programme for all players within the schoolboy programme. Steve is responsible for the implementation of the current technical programme deployed at the Liverpool FC Academy for school age players. Steve is a UEFA Pro Licence holder as well as having the FA Academy Managers Licence.
Geraint Twose, Cardiff City
Geraint Twose has worked at Cardiff City for the past 10 years in both the Football in the Community department and as coach for various Academy teams. A former PE teacher and apprentice at Swansea City, Geraint is a qualified UEFA A licence holder and also holds the FA Youth Licence (17-21). He is a qualified Coach Educator who tutors on the Welsh FA UEFA B Licence Course. Geraint is responsible for the development of all technical and tactical aspects of the coaching syllabus for 12-16 year olds at Cardiff City and he is particularly proud of the Cardiff Academy's track record of producing professional players.
Book your place:
The cost for the day is £10 (£5 for Scottish FA Quality Mark clubs) with tea/coffee on arrival and lunch. All attendees will also receive a free gift.
Please note that there are only 240 places available and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
To apply, fill out the application form on the brochure on the right, and return to us at the address listed below along with full payment (Cheques made payable to Scottish FA):
Scottish FA South East Region
42 Peffermill Road
If you have any queries please feel free to contact us on 0131 667 8245 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.