Former Newcastle United midfielder Lee Clark will make a return to the North-East this summer as guest presenter at a special 'Coach the Coach' summer convention.
The ex-Huddersfield Town manager and Magpies hero will lead an impressive line up of FA licensed coaches delivering a range presentations and practical demonstrations for local football coaches.
The two-day event, organised by Newcastle United Foundation in partnership with Northumberland FA and Complete Football, is a must for coaches of grassroots junior football clubs throughout the county.
Held at Complete Football, Newcastle Racecourse, Gosforth on Saturday, 16th June and Sunday, 17th June, the event will see a wide range of topics covered by guest presenters and members of the FA Licensed Coaches Club, and will provide coaches at levels one, two, three and four with the necessary CPD hours to maintain their current awards.
Confirmed presenters and practical demonstration titles are:
LEE CLARK - ex Huddersfield Town manager and Newcastle United legend
JOHN ALLPRESS - FA National Player Development Coach
"Learning Football Through Games"
DENNIS MORTIMER - FA Regional Coach Development Manager (West Midlands)
"UEFA B Practices"
LIAM BRAMLEY - Newcastle United Under-15 Coach and FA Coach Educator
BEN DAWSON - Newcastle United Foundation and Newcastle United Under-15 Coach
"Repetition + Competition = Motivation!"
BARNEY JONES - NFP Soccer and FA Coach Educator
NEIL WINSKILL - Newcastle United Foundation and FA Coach Educator
"Themed squad practices; Scoring goals!"
The Foundation will also announce another special guest before the event.
The price for one day is £25 and two days is £45. Clubs who book places for more than five coaches will pay £22.50 per head for one day and £40 per head for two days. With demand sure to be high, coaches wanting to book a place can download the booking form here Coach the Coach Summer 2012