Football South Australia is set to host the 2024 Coaching Conference on February 3, 2024, at the ServiceFM Stadium in Gepps Cross. The conference aims to provide coaches of all levels with insights from recent international football developments.
Tuesday - January 30th 2024 - Update
Registrations for our Coaching Conference have concluded. Stay tuned for upcoming opportunities.
Registration Open for Limited Spaces
With 150 spaces available, coaches are encouraged to register promptly to secure their attendance.
Conference Focus: Recent International Football Trends
The conference theme, "What can we learn from recent International Football?" underscores an analytical exploration of global football trends. Distinguished presenters include:
- Leah Blayney, Head Coach of Australia U20 Female (Young Matildas);
- Neil Tate, Goalkeeping Coach for Australia Olyroos Men's Team;
- Chris Lynch, Well-Being Manager for Men's National Teams.
- Another presenter is set to be announced soon.
Balanced Theoretical and Practical Sessions
Attendees can expect a balanced mix of theoretical and practical sessions designed to enhance coaching capabilities across all proficiency levels.
Integration with Adelaide A-League Fixtures
Attendance at one of the Adelaide United A-League fixtures on the same day is an integral part of the conference. Coaches will have the opportunity to witness high-caliber football and engage with the sport on a practical level. A special allocation of tickets for the Adelaide A-League fixtures on February 3rd will be provided to conference attendees.
Adelaide A-League Fixtures Schedule:
- A-League Women: Adelaide United vs Western Sydney Wanderers - 4:30 pm
- A-League Men: Adelaide United vs Central Coast Mariners - 7:15 pm
- Venue: Coopers Stadium, Holden St, Hindmarsh
Football Australia Talent Identification Task
A unique aspect of the conference is the integration of a Football Australia Talent Identification task linked to the A-League games. This practical application provides coaches with a real-world connection to their learnings.
Coaches seeking to refine their strategies and stay abreast of international football developments should mark their calendars for the 2024 Coaching Conference.
Football South Australia is committed to fostering continuous improvement in football coaching strategies.