(Centres of Excellence)

The Football Association is committed to developing the skills of elite disabled footballers. The Regional Disability Coaching Centre offers quality coaching to gifted and talented footballers and also offers the opportunity to progress to national Squads.

The selection process to these centres tend to be through a local trials, with succesful candidates being offerred a place on a 17 week training programme. This however, may vary between the different centres.

Nomination forms and details of sessions and trials, can be obtained from the centre managers listed below.

 Venue:  The County High School - Leftwich, Northwich, Cheshire
 Contact:  James Self
 Tel:  01606 871155  E-Mail:
 Venue:  Dragon Centre, Lostwithiel Rd, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 1DE
 Contact:  Paul Allsey (Centre Director)
 Tel:  01208 75715  E-Mail:
 Venue:  Purbeck Sports Centre, Wareham
 Contact:  Liz Pill (Dorset FA Football Development Officer)
 Tel:  01202 688280  E-Mail:
 Venue:  Thurstable School & Sports College, Tiptreed
 Contact:  Steve Bartlett (Collchester Utd Community Sport Trust)
 Tel:  01206 572378  E-Mail:
 Venue:  Littledown Centre, Bournemouth
 Contact:  Sacha Nicolas (Hampshire FA County Development Manager)
 Tel:  023 8079110  E-Mail:
 Venue:  Not provided
 Contact:  Lancashire FA
 Tel:  01772 624000  E-Mail:
 Venue:  Not Provided.
 Contact:  Chris Smith
 Tel:  0151 523 4488  E-Mail:
 Venue:  The Cliff, Manchester Utd Training Ground.
 Contact:  To be confiremd
 Tel:  Tbc  E-Mail:  Tbc
 Venue:  Benfield Comprehensive School, Newcastle
 Contact:  Phil Woodward (Durham FA County Development Manager)
 Tel:  0193 3872928  E-Mail:
 Venue:  Not provided
 Contact:  Sussex FA
 Tel:  01903 766855  E-Mail:
 Venue:  Benfield Comprehensive School, Newcastle
 Contact:  Phil Woodward (Durham FA County Development Manager)
 Tel:  01933 872928  E-Mail:
 Venue:  Barnsley FC Accademy
 Contact:  Wayne Perry (Centre Director)
 Tel:  07790 202263  E-Mail:

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