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Football West Skills Acquisition Trainer Brad Hassell gives a demonstration to coaches with players from ECU Joondalup

State Coaching Conference a success

Football West News

The State Coaching Conference took place on the weekend with 110 coaches attending the event at ECU Joondalup.

Saturday’s conference addressed a number of technical updates of interest,including specific Skill Acquisition Program aspects, and involved both  interactive theory and practical topics.

There was also a review of coaching at the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Football West Technical Manager Cris Ola addresses the coaches

Football West Technical Manager Cris Ola, who was one of the presenters, said the conference was a success.

“The general feeling was that WA coaches were getting better and more up to date with most aspects of the game,” he said.

The other conference presenters were James Duvcevski (FFA), Dr Sean Muller (Murdoch Univertsity), Brad Hassell (Football West) and Robbie Gaspar (Football Coaches Australia).

Ola gave special thanks to Dr Fadi Ma’ayah and ECU Joondalup for hosting the event at their excellent facilities.