UCR - University Centre Reaseheath
University Centre Reaseheath

Football Coaching

Why study football coaching at UCR?

Football is more than just the world’s favourite sport. It’s also a thriving industry that employs thousands of people across the UK. And coaches are at the heart of it. 

Football gets the heart racing and the passion rising. We bring that same passion into our football coaching course. Not just the passion for football, but a passion to inspire your purpose in life and help you achieve your goals. If you want to make it to the top as a coaching pro, we’re on your side. 

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Industry Focused

We’ll work with you to develop your knowledge and skills to the level needed to carve your niche in the beautiful game. You’ll learn how to bring on youngsters and build successful teams and be encouraged to put your own ideas and methods into practice. Who knows, maybe you’ll join the topflight yourself one day! 

Football needs qualified coaches as much as talented players, so it’s a career with worldwide opportunities. You’ll make full use of our state-of-the-art equipment, from video software to geographical navigation vests, and you’ll develop your knowledge under the supervision of inspirational lecturers who understand how to get the best out of you. 

Career Ready

Kick-off your football coaching career with us by exploring the theories and practicalities of football coaching and performance analysis, and you’ll also learn about anatomy, biology, physiology and the psychology of sport. You’ll enjoy discovering the key points of match analysis and the importance of closely monitoring player performance and progress. 

Excitingly you’ll get involved with our partner professional football clubs, shadowing coaches and working behind the scenes so you truly understand the industry. You’ll also become involved with our own successful student football teams – and be able to have a kick around yourself! 

Football Coaching Courses


BSc (Hons) in Football Coaching

3 Years