Female Game Football Conference
the gloucestershire fA and the fA women's high performance football centre based at the university of gloucestershire held a conference for individuals involved or looking to get involved in the female game.
The Conference consisted of attendees attending 2 out of the following 4 workshops on offer :
- Developing Inclusive Clubs
Women's and Girls Development Officer for Worcestershire FA, Jodie Williams looked at supporting grassroots clubs to create and develop a female friendly clubs.
- What does 'Football For Fun' look like?
Practical session from FA Coach Mentor Jack Thurlow, showcasing the SSE Wildcats Programme.
- Working with Talented Players
FA England Talent Pathway Practical Session with players from Gloucestershire ACC and Bristol RTC led by The FAs Women's High Performance Football Centre Coach Development Officer for Cornwall, Natasha Mills.
- Transformational coaching
How knowing your players better can support their development with Gloucestershire County Coach Developer, Steve Lilley.
Attendees received local updates from The FAs Women's High Performance Football Centre (WHPFC) Coach Development Officer for Gloucestershire, Abbie Sadler and Gloucestershire FA Women's and Girls Officer, Alexis Lunn-Gadd.
National updates were given by guest speaker Rachel Pavlou, The FA's National Women's Football Development Manager.
The day was closed by a panel Q+A made up of local Women's Inclusive Network Gloucestershire (WINGZ) Project Officer, Zaheera Nanawaba, Rachel, Abbie and Alexis.
Take a look at the video below to see some of the highlights from the day.
You can have a look at the images taken on the day below.
If you are interested in getting involved in any capacity within female football in Gloucestershire, see the get in touch box to get into contact with Alexis.