My First Course
As I mentioned in the previous post, myself, a friend and a couple of colleagues were enrolled onto the FA Level 1 course. I admit, it was very exciting at the time, meeting strange and random people, coming together to get skilled up in the magical world of coaching. I think it was 3 or 4 hours a night on a Monday night, a good 10 miles away from home. On arrival, most people were wide eyed,...
Where it all started
I accidentally fell into coaching. I had a few personal problems and was looking for something to concentrate on, and always fancied getting into football. From the outside, it was a catch 22 situation, you needed to be involved in a club to get on a coaching course (L1) but you really needed to have done the L1 to pick up a team - just to know the basics. By fortune, my local non league...