FA CPD Events

CPD Events

CPD events are for anyone involved in football who is looking to improve their skills and knowledge of the game. All our events are available at no cost and coaches with or without qualifications are welcome to join us.


Whether you are an aspiring coach or a seasoned Sunday league manager, these events will help you get more out of your players and ultimately improve everyone’s enjoyment of the game.


To contact the West Riding FA team, please submit a ticket HERE

Online Events

There are several online events throughout the season that can be found HERE, these sessions offer a valuable insight into many opportunities and experiences within the game.

West Riding FA will also be adding events throughout the season and as these become available we will email these to you. If you are interested in receiving this information and being added to the Mailing List, please complete this form 


cpd programme

If you are interested in receiving information and being added to the Mailing List for any of the below events, please complete this form: 

complete the form here

Creating Games                       

Creating Games for your players, learn a range of games that can be changed to suit the age group that you work with.

Defib and CPR Training           

An opportunity for coaches to understand the importance of Defibs and how they can be used in emergency situations

Harrogate Town Training Day

Watch how professional footballers work through a pre-season session followed by a Q+A with the Harrogate Town Manager and his staff


The 2-hour session will be interactive and will include lots of insights and practical tips around fuelling your players. Some of the content will include:Factors that need to be considered with junior and youth athletes, How players can better understand their hydration needs, Nutrition before and after a game

Leeds United Academy           

Watch how academy footballers work through a season session followed by a Q+A with a representative of the club


The fundamentals of goalkeeping and how to include GK’s in your sessions.

Pitchside behaviour                 

How to deal with problems around pitchside behaviour, including the behaviour expected of a coach

FA CPD Day                                 

A full day with several sessions that can be adapted to all levels and formats of football. There will  be a range of sessions aimed at different levels of coaches.

Coach Mentor Programme

Clubs and their coaches told us that they would benefit from an experienced coach to offer tailored mentoring and coaching experienced in-house. This programme does exactly that.

Clubs self-asses their own coaching/mentoring needs and we (West Riding FA) provide an experienced, qualified Coach Mentor to design and deliver a bespoke intervention to address the need.

If you as a coach are interested in having a Mentor, please speak to your club official and ask them to complete this form

For more on this scheme, please look at the information here

Coach with whiteboard
Coach giving instructions

Club Mentor Programme

West Riding FA have created an opportunity for Clubs to have specific CPD Events for the Coaches within their clubs. A club can offer a two hour session to coaches within their club at your own venue.

A qualified experienced coach will deliver the session to your club using one of your teams. 8 Sessions will be shown over the two hour session and these sessions can be adapted across the club. The cost of the event is £100.00.

If your club would like this, please complete this form and we will be in touch.