Education & Training

Check out some of the popular courses below which might be of interest to you in 2018.

For a full list of available courses run by the Gladesville-Hornsby Football Association, download the Course Schedule here.

Course Name Course Notes Event/Registration Details 
Grassroots Miniroos Certificate 


Compulsory for Coaches of U6s - U9s

Also would suit Managers & other interested parents/guardians of U6s - U9s.  More Information.

Registration Links:

26 March, 2018 - Christie Park, Macquarie Park

9 April. 2018 - Boronia Park, Epping

21 May, 2018 - Hayes Park, Galston

Club GK Program - East Zone

Friday, 6 April 2018 | 5pm to 6pm (U8-U12) and 6.15pm to 7.15pm (U13-Snr)

Run by GHFA Spirit Coaches and Players - GK Players get free training in these sessions and coaches get inserviced on Coaching GK's.

Game Training Certificate

Monday, 9 April 2018 | 6.30pm to 9.30pm (7pm on field)

This is course all U13 to U17 coaches should attend. It develops the coach to deliver game situation sessions

Skill Training Super Centre

Monday, 9 April 2018 | 6.30pm to 9.30pm 

The course all U9 to U12 coaches should attend. It is delivered by the best GHFA and FNSW presentors with the GHFA Spirit coaches in a fun dynamic format. Develops in coaches the ability to coach the four core skills that allow players to love the game.

A Night with the Socceroos Craig Duncan on Strength, Conditioning and High Performance

Monday, 14 May 2018 | 6.30pm - 8pm

Craig Duncan is one of the world's best strength and conditioning. He currently works with the Socceroos and Matildas and has worked with Sydney FC, NSW State or Origin and Bulldogs. Come and hear how your child or team can take what they do to another level. This event is brought to you by GHFA Spirit FC.

A Night with Gary Van Egmond (FNSW TD)

Monday, 28 May 2018 | 6.30pm to 8pm 

Gary Van Egmond has coached the Newcastle Jets to A League glory and is one of the best tactical minds in our game. We have asked him to talk about style of play and how coaching quality defensive qualities in players can lead to great attacking opportuntities.

A Night with Kelly Cross (Sydney FC - Head of Academy)

Monday, 11 June 2018 | 6.30pm - 8pm

Kelly Cross is the Current Sydney FC Head of Academy's. He was also the Head of Advanced Coaching and wrote a lot of the manuals we now present across the country. He was also the Assistant TD of FFA. He will delve into how Striking sessions can change the way we play and the success we have. This event is brought to you by GHFA Spirit FC and Sydney FC.

C License (TBC)

This is the first level of the professional football license. It is for those coaches who want to put time and energy into taking their coach to an advanced level. This will only be available in our association in 2018 so take advantage of us offering this on your doorstep this year. This event is brought to you by GHFA Spirit FC.