FIFA appoints experienced coach for JA coaching course

July 27, 2016

The world governing body for football, FIFA has appointed very experienced coach, Technical Director and Member of its Panel of Instructors, Jan Poulsen to conduct the next FIFA (Advance Level 2) Coaching Course in Jamaica.

The Course will be held at the JFF Football Centre, UWI, August 8-14. This course certifies all technical personnel at the National Premier League level as well as Head Coaches in the  Manning and Dacosta Cup Competition. As per the respective League and Competition Regulations, these personnel must be Advance Level 2 certified to hold these positions.

This will be the 13th Advance Level 2 Course under the auspices of the JMMB/JFF/UTech Coaching School. Already close to 300 coaches have been certified at this level. Instructor Poulsen whose nationality is Danish, has served as Technical Director of Armenia; Singapore and Denmark.

Consistent with the Curriculum for this Course, topics include:

Building a Winning Team

Youth Talent Development

Defensive Principles

Attacking Principles

Trends in World Football

Preparing for a new season.

Persons interested in participating in the course and who are Advance Level 1 qualified can contact the Federation or visit the JFF website at

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