Considering the importance of continuing to produce quality coaches in the country even during the pandemic, the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) will be offering PFF coaching license courses for the PFF ‘C’ Coaching Certificate and the PFF ‘B’ Diploma.
With travel restrictions and face-to-face sessions not allowed, PFF has adopted a blended learning approach for the courses. Below are the courses being offered for the year:
|PFF ‘C’ Coaching Certificate||Part 1||21-26 October 2020||Metro Manila / Luzon|
|Part 2||TBA - 2021|
|PFF ‘C’ Coaching Certificate||Part 1||02-07 November 2020||Visayas|
|Part 2||TBA – 2021|
|PFF ‘C’ Coaching Certificate||Part 1||11-16 November 2020||Mindanao|
|Part 2||TBA – 2021|
|PFF ‘B’ Diploma||Part 1||21-30 November 2020||Metro Manila / Luzon|
The courses will be divided into two (2) parts. The first part will be the Theory Sessions, to be conducted via online webinars.
The second part will be the Practical Sessions, which will be conducted as soon as the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) protocols allow the resumption of on-site football related activities. The division of the courses are as follows:
|Course||Part 1 (Theory Sessions)||Part 2 (Practical Sessions)|
|PFF ‘C’ Coaching Certificate||Six (6) days||Seven (7) days|
|PFF ‘B’ Diploma||Ten (10) days||Ten (10) days|
Both the PFF ‘C’ Coaching Certificate and PFF ‘ B’ Diploma are in compliance with the AFC Coaching Convention–A Level membership of which PFF is a member since 2018. The Coaching Convention allows PFF to conduct the equivalent AFC ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate courses as PFF ‘B’ and ‘C’ coaching certificate Courses, respectively.
“The continuous development of quality coaches remains as one of PFF’s main thrusts to spur the growth of the sport in the country despite the ongoing pandemic,” said PFF general secretary Atty. Edwin Gastanes. “We invite all interested applicants to take the PFF Coaching Certificate Courses to reinforce their coaching knowledge and capabilities which will come handy to them when football returns to the field under a new normal.”
PFF offers these coaching courses to those who are at least eighteen (18) years old, endorsed by a PFF Member Association, and can show proof of require eligibility to the particular course. Applicants of PFF ‘B’ Diploma must be an AFC ‘C’ Certificate or PFF ‘C’ Certificate holder for two (2) years.
For more information on the PFF Coaching Courses, such as requirements, fees, and other concerns, interested applicants may contact the PFF Coaching Education Department at [email protected]