The West Riding County FA, and its partners are committed to developing opportunities for people with a disability in football. Whether as a player, coach, manager, referee, or administrator we aim to offer support, guidance and opportunities for people with a disability to reach their footballing potential.

Contact -

Colan Leung | Disability Football Development Officer

West Riding County Football Association

Fleet Lane| Woodlesford | Leeds| LS26 8NX

Tel 0113 282 1222 (Option 3)| Mob:07540 127683

Coaching Disabled Footballers Course

 Sunday 30th September 2018

@ Middleton Leisure Centre, Leeds


The course costs £40 and covers both theory and practical elements and by the end of the workshop each participant should be able to meet the following outcomes:

-       Apply and extend your existing coaching skills and experience to meet the needs of players with a range of impairments

-       Establish basic communication skills for coaching disabled footballers

-       Use appropriate terminology

-       Identify appropriate safety and medical considerations

-       Plan a wide range of coaching sessions for disabled footballers

-       Using the Inclusion Spectrum, plan your coaching sessions to include disabled players or provide alternative appropriate opportunities

-       Understand the player pathways available for disabled players including the appropriate structure for competition.


Please follow this link to find more information on the Coaching Disabled Footballers course



West Riding County FA have set up this Turn Up and Play Centre with Leeds United Foundation to create opportunities for Women with a disability to get involved with football as there is currently no provision for this in the West Riding area.

Sessions will take place 1pm-2pm at West Riding County Football Association, Fleet Lane, Woodlesford, Leeds, LS26 8NX on the following dates:


-        Friday 20th July

-       Friday 27th July

-       Friday 3rd August

-       Friday 17th August

-       Friday 24th August

-       Friday 31st August

Key information;

-       Players need to fill out the attached player registration and diversity forms and bring them along to their first session or email back to me

Turn up and play - Player Registration Form

Turn up and Play - Diversity Monitoring Form