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4th-14th August 2019

The programme is delivered using interactive lectures, practical demonstrations and group problem solving.

The Summer Camp is delivered both at the National Football Stadium  at Windsor Park and on our Jordanstown campus, just 11km from Belfast city

10-day programme

Follows schools football curriculum

Technical development

Tactical progression

Video analysis and reflective coaching

Who should attend

The Football Coaching Summer Camp is designed for both aspiring and experienced coaches who wish to specialise in coaching within schools.

What you will learn

You will learn how to deliver a unique football curriculum, which covers fundamental movement, technical development, age-specific tactical progression, video analysis and reflective practice in coaching.

During the 10-day programme you will explore the coaching cycle, gaining relevant knowledge and understanding of key principles of coaching to maximise effective coaching performance.

What you will attain

As part of the programme you will develop a personal coaching journal.

Upon successful completion of the Summer Camp you will be awarded the following:

Level One International Coaching Award from the Irish Football Association.

Performance Analysis and Coaching Certificate from Ulster University.



(Inclusive of tuition, accommodation, food and cultural activities.)

How to apply


Football in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has a history of producing world-leading players such as George Best.

On an international level, Northern Ireland has created a coaching model which has moved the national football team up more than 100 places to the top 25 ranked countries in the world.

Cultural Experience

The people of Northern Ireland are renowned for their warm welcome and friendliness.

As part of the Summer Camp you will also have the opportunity to explore the culture of Northern Ireland and all it has to offer.

The cultural programme will include visits to:

  • The Dark Hedges, also known as the King’s Road in the HBO series, Game of Thrones
  • The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Titanic Belfast the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience.


You will stay in our on-campus student village in high-quality accommodation with en-suite facilities and share kitchen/dining.

High speed broadband and Wi-Fi connection is provided throughout.