News and Stories Blog 2nd April - Barnet New Football Foundation Degree For Aspiring Coaches Stevenage FC Foundation have teamed up with the University of South Wales and English Football League Trust to launch a brand-new foundation degree for aspiring coaches to study a higher education course whilst gaining practical experience out in the local community. The Foundation’s two-year Foundation Degree programme is a course designed for individuals wanting to attain a university qualification and are passionate about pursuing a career in the football industry. Students develop the necessary skills, qualities and characteristics that are required to work within professional football club community departments or national governing bodies. All lectures, seminars and tutorials are delivered in a supportive and inspirational club environment at The Lamex Stadium in Stevenage, via online material. This is supported with residential stays at the University of South Wales campus in Cardiff where students from all the clubs, come together twice a year. Alongside the academic element of the course, students will complete up to 200 hours of voluntary coaching within the community, alongside the Foundation staff, allowing the students to embed and develop the coaching techniques learnt within lectures. For more information you can visit www.stevenagefcfoundation.com/fnd or email Joe Goude via [email protected] Easter Soccer Schools Start Tomorrow! Tomorrow the Foundation will kick off their new Soccer Schools across Hertfordshire that gives children the chance to experience football in a safe and fun environment. The Soccer Schools will run for three days (Tuesday - Thursday) during every school holiday for boys and girls aged 5-14 years old in Letchworth, Hertford, Ware and Welwyn Garden City. Soccer Schools provide children with the opportunity to learn the games key skills through fun games and activities, as well as Individual Ball Mastery, Small Sided Games, Inflatable Challenge in a fun and friendly environment by the Foundation's FA Qualified and DBS checked football coaches. Starting from Easter, the Soccer Schools will include special visits from Stevenage FC first team players and Boro Bear plus each child will get the chance to take part in our inflatable target challenge. As a special launch offer, every child that signs up with the Easter Soccer Schools will receive a FREE ticket for them and an adult to see Stevenage FC take on Cambridge United at The Lamex Stadium on Saturday 14th April. For more information: Visit: www.stevenagefcfoundation.com/soccerschools Email: [email protected] Call: 01438 223223 (Option 6) JOIN OUR TEAM Stevenage FC Foundation are currently recruiting for a number of positions to support our work over the coming months across a variety of programmes. Positions are available as: Part-Time Multi-Sport Community Coach Casual Coach National Citizen Service (NCS) Summer 2018 Staff Alternatively, if you’d like to discuss any of the vacancies with a member of the senior team, please call 01438 223223 (Option 6).