Upcoming Learning Opportunities

  • Systems Thinking in Football Webinar

When: Monday, 16 November 2020, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm AEST
Who: Kelly Cross (Sydney FC Technical Director), Karl Dodd (Head Coach at Guam FA), Professor Paul Salmon (Systems Thinking Researcher at USC), Dr Scott McLean (Sports Systems Researcher at USC)
What: Systems Thinking in Football Webinar 'Optimising the game: Translating theory into practice'
How: The Webinar will be held online over Zoom; for more information and to register, please visit the website HERE
Topics: The notion that football matches, teams, clubs, and leagues are complex systems is now widely recognised. Systems thinking provides useful approaches for understanding this complexity. The inaugural Systems Thinking in Football Webinar aims to engage a broad audience on the value and benefit of applying systems thinking in football. The webinar will include presentations from world leading systems thinking researchers in sport, and experienced international football coaches.  Attendees will be exposed to state-of-the-art research and practice which aims help optimise football performance through translation of core systems thinking principles.

  • FNSW Coaching Conference 

When: Saturday, 28 November 2020, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm AEDT
Who: Football NSW in association with Football Federation Australia and a number of other Member Federations around the country
What: The overall theme of the conference is “Develop the Environment, Develop Potential”
How: The Conference will be held online with registrants able to access footage through a special exclusive platform. Click HERE for more information and to register.
Topics: The Conference will feature more than 15 presentations and sessions from some of the country’s foremost experts, as well as seval special keynote presentations from a number of preeminent international speakers. Presentations will be under four distinctive streams:

  • Developing the Youth Player
  • Coaching the Female Player
  • Learnings from the International scene
  • Football Science, Medicine and Research