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The British American Football Coaches Association (BAFCA) works to build and maintain the highest possible standards of coaching American football in the United Kingdom.

To find more information on becoming a coach, and for the latest guidance on coach education, including qualifications, visit

USA Football is football’s National Governing Body in the US and sets the global standard in research and development for the grassroots game. Their website, contains a wealth of information designed to inform and educate aspiring coaches and players. Key information includes:

  • Heads up football
  • Heads up tackling
  • Concussion Education
  • Heat and Hydration

There is also an extensive video library and excellent guest blogs.

UK Coaching is the lead agency for coach development across the United Kingdom. Working across sports, UK Coaching supports a breadth of organisations recruit, retain and develop coaches to ensure that all participants have the best possible experience and opportunities from their involvement in sport.

Their website hosts a range of resources to support people in their development and they organise a huge number of workshops around the country which address topics such as:

  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children
  • An Introduction to Fundamentals of Movement
  • A Guide to Mentoring in Sport
  • How to Deliver Engaging Sessions for Children