Grassroots Coach Educator

Key to the quality of football education is the quality of the coach. If you want to improve football, you will need to improve coaches. A youth coach needs a particular set of skills and competences.

Philosophy of Grassroots Football

Football can be played by everyone regardless of age, gender, religion, ethnic or social background and level of fitness.

Profile of a Coach Educator

Donwload the list of coach educators who are trained to coach grassroots football, making it simple, existing and rewarding for children.

Codes of conduct

The coach-educator has a great influence over young players involved in grassroots football.


The main mission of coach-educator is to ensure the kid’s development in physical, social, psychological and educational aspects. The coach-educator knows the game and understands the children but not everything. However, the coach-educator must have a very good understanding of philosophies of grassroots football. Letting children play and be happy is the most important thing for coach educator than winning and losing. Football can convey values such as respect, team work, friendship, healthy lifestyle etc.

The coach-educator must teach through encouragement and joy but letting kids play is the most important thing. Playing is an enjoyable way for children to learn, an excellent way of developing psychomotor skills and allowing children to relax and overcome anxiety. It encourages children to take initiatives, risks and invention while enjoying football and sharing happiness.