Coach Development

A-Licence group set to grow

Just a few days are left for the country’s most promising footballing minds to join a rapidly-growing group of highly-qualified coaches. The second ever instalment of the OFC/NZF A-Licence recently wrapped up and time is running out to sign up

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Junior Coach of the Year named

A stunned Brent Windelburn now has the trip of a lifetime to look forward to after being named the second ever McDonald’s Junior Football Coach of the Year. Brent, who coaches at Capital Football club Upper Hutt City, follows in

Posted in Capital Football, Coach Development, Featured News, Federation news, Juniors, McDonald's Junior Football, Whole of Football

Key recognition for futsal coach pathway

Futsal coaches coming through New Zealand Football’s renowned Coach Education Pathway are likely to see further doors open to them around the world after the receiving of confederation-wide recognition for the country’s highest futsal qualification. The NZF Futsal Level 3

Posted in Coach Development, Featured News, Futsal

NZF shares knowledge with Sport Singapore

The quality of New Zealand Football’s coach development programme has been further underlined after Sport Singapore paid a fact-finding visit to these shores in a bid to hone and improve their own processes. The Singapore Sports Institute has recently launched

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Gleeson among many giving back

With just over a week to go until nominations close, the footballing public are being urged to put forward the selfless volunteers they feel are deserving of recognition in the McDonald’s Junior Football Coach of the Year competition. One such

Posted in Auckland Football, Coach Development, Featured News, Federation news, Girls and Womens Football

Longo expanding her horizons

Football Ferns midfielder Annalie Longo is already one of the most accomplished female players ever produced by this country but is now looking to expand her horizons outside of her own career, a quest that continued with her participation in

Posted in Coach Development, Featured News, Girls and Womens Football

Female environment brings benefits

More female voices are likely to be heard on sidelines across the country as New Zealand Football continues to encourage women to try their hand at coaching and breaks down some of the barriers traditionally hindering them from doing so.

Posted in Coach Development, Featured News, Girls and Womens Football

B-Licence a vital step on pathway

A fresh batch of newly-upskilled coaches, including several former All Whites and a pair of current Stirling Sports Premiership players, will soon be able to pass on even more knowledge to the football community after taking the first steps towards

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Calling all female coaches

Are you a female football coach keen to take the next step in your development? There’s a chance coming up to do just that in a fun, female-friendly environment and, best of all, it’s completely free! The first ever women-only

Posted in Auckland Football, Capital Football, Central Football, Coach Development, Featured News, Federation news, FIFA Live Your Goals, Football South, Girls and Womens Football, Mainland Football, Northern Football, Waikato BOP Football

Notable names take chance to upskill

They may have coached the All Whites and led a national age-group team to a World Cup respectively, but Neil Emblen and Danny Hay both insist they still have much to learn as coaches and are hence taking the chance

Posted in Coach Development, Featured News, New Zealand Football, Oceania Football