The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) has scheduled 11 coaching education courses for 2023.
The PFF Coaching Certificate Courses offered are the following:
|PFF Evaluation of Instructor/ Tutor’s Course||08-19 February 2023||Carmona, Cavite|
|AFC Futsal Level 1 Coaching Course||03-08 April 2023||Mindanao|
|PFF ‘C’ Coaching Diploma||17-30 April 2023||Carmona, Cavite|
|AFC Futsal Level 1 Coaching Course||03-09 May 2023||Luzon/Visayas|
|AFC Futsal Fitness Level 1 Coaching Certificate||15-20 May 2023||Luzon|
|PFF ‘C’ Coaching Diploma||22 May – 04 June 2023||Mindanao|
|AFC Futsal Goalkeeping Level 1||06-10 June 2023||NCR|
|PFF ‘B’ Coaching Diploma (Part 1)||10-25 July 2023||Carmona, Cavite|
|PFF ‘A’ Coaching Diploma (Part 1)||26 June – 10 July 2023||Carmona, Cavite|
|AFC Fitness Level 1 Coaching Certificate (1A)||31 July – 05 August 2023||Carmona, Cavite|
|Refresher’s Course for Diploma Holders||10-12 August 2023||Carmona, Cavite|
The courses are under the auspices of the AFC Coaching Convention – A Level membership. As a member of the AFC Coaching Convention, PFF is permitted to conduct the equivalent AFC ‘A’ and ‘B’ Diploma courses as the PFF ‘A’ and ‘B’ Diploma courses.
PFF is offering these coaching courses to all aspiring coaches who are at least eighteen (18) years old, endorsed by a PFF Member Association, and can show proof of eligibility to the particular course through the following criteria:
- PFF ‘C’ Coaching Certificate – must be at least a Philippine Youth Coaching Certificate (PYCC, formerly NCCC/PYCL) holder or a former national team player or has at least two (2) years of basic coaching experience
- PFF ‘B’ Diploma – must hold an AFC ‘C’ or PFF ‘C’ Certificate for two (2) years
- PFF ‘A’ Diploma – must hold an AFC ‘B’ or PFF ‘B’ Diploma for two (2) years
“We invite all interested coaches and or players, to attend the aforementioned coaching courses scheduled for the year,” said PFF general secretary Atty. Edwin Gastanes. “As more competitions and football matches are conducted, there is also the equivalent need to further develop coaches and to elevate the level of coaching competence in the country.”
Interested applicants may contact the PFF Coaching Education Department at [email protected] for more information regarding the PFF Coaching Courses.