Memberships

Renew your existing FCA membership OR become a New FCA Member

View the benefits for FCA Community Coach members and FCA Professional Advanced Coach members

Members receive access to ‘FCA Members Area Only’ content which is continually being developed

EXISTING MEMBER

non professional (community coach)
$75/year
    • Available only to existing 2018-19 FCA and AFCAT members.

EXISTING MEMBER

PROFessional (advanced coach)
$125/year
  • FFA/AFC Pro A, B and C License holders
  • Available only to existing 2018-19 FCA and AFCAT members.

Community Coach Benefits

  • Key Pillars – Community, Connection & Camaraderie (CCC’s)

    • FCA Polo and cap
    • Access to discounted FCA sponsor gear and equipment
    • Consolidation of FCA Services and key stakeholder relationships,
    • Receive all rights (e.g. voting, stand for election) per FCA Constitution

Professional Development

  • Development of Regional/Metropolitan FCA Associations to support Community Coach networking, mentoring and development

    • Community Coaching (Re-validation CPD points) development opportunities which complement Community Coaches’ roles – National/State/Regional Conferences/Workshops.
    • Discount on Football coach conference(s)/ professional development workshop registration
    • Coach Network opportunities – Online & at National/State/Regional/ Workshops.
    • Access to Jobs Board (initiative to be developed)
    • Special invites to future regional events with top level coaches and mentors
    • Access to shared football video and podcast service (initiative to be developed)

Well-being

•  Access to national independent psychological services network

Advocacy

  • Access to standardised coach contract templates (local)

 

    Professional (Advanced Coach) Benefits

    Key Pillars – Advocacy, Development & Well-being

    • FCA Polo and Cap
    • Access to discounted FCA sponsor gear and equipment
    • Consolidation of FCA Services and key stakeholder relationships
    • Receive all rights (e.g. voting, stand for election) per FCA Constitution

     

        Professional Development

        •  Professional coaching (Advance Licence Re-validation CPD points) development opportunities which complement coaches’ high-performance roles – National/State Conferences/Workshops.

        • Discount on Football coach conference(s)/professional development workshop registration
        • Access to University of Queensland and University of Sydney Masters of
          Coaching Programs
        • Coach and corporate Network opportunities – Online & FCA Corporate & Professional Development events
        • Professional development to ensure understanding relevant rules and case law (of CAS, FIFA, FFA etc.) that impacts coach employment
        • Scope of knowledge/competencies to maintain a duty of care for fellow coaches, staff and players i.e. medical, psychological
        • Access to Jobs Board (initiative to be developed),
        • Access to shared football video and podcast service (initiative to be developed)

        Well-being

        •  Access to national independent psychological services network hops.

        • Transition support for coaches whose contracts are voluntarily or involuntarily terminated
        • Access to individual holistic career lifestyle and performance planning & management services
        • Career transition support & resume preparation

         

          Advocacy

          • Proactive advocacy services in contract negotiation and disputes
          • Access to standardised coach contract templates (local/overseas)
            – FCA are negotiating with Australian Professional Football Clubs Association (APFCA) and FFA, regarding contract templates, including minimum terms and conditions, for HAL Assistant coaches, WWL & NYL Coaches
            – FCA are negotiating with Association of Australian Football Clubs (AAFC) regarding contract templates, including minimum terms and conditions, for National Premier League Coaches
          • Access to professional advice, well-being support and assistance following contract termination, including (for overseas-based members) assistance in lodging claims through FIFA dispute resolution channels
          • Support in managing taxation implications of Australian and international coaching contracts.

            Current FCA Members

            COACHES