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Study Foundation Degrees at AFC Fylde Community Foundation

Have you got a passion for coaching and want to study at the home of AFC Fylde? Well, our exciting Foundation degrees starting from September could be for you!

AFC Fylde Community Foundation are delighted to offer students above the age of 18 with Foundation degrees in Community Football Coaching and Sports Coaching and Development through the University of South Wales, delivered online with support and mentoring from AFC Fylde Community Foundation staff.

The course will commence from September 2023 and last for two-years, with an option for a one-year top-up, located in the Fylde Sports and Education Centre at the state-of-the-art Mill Farm Sports Village.

Limited places on the course remain available, so if you are interested in a career in sport, the Foundation degree is the ideal route to kickstart your journey.

By studying on our course in partnership with the University of South Wales, we are proud to say that we are the only charity of a Vanarama National League club to provide the programme.

Students can expect high-quality learning and the chance to gain their Level One in the first-year and Level Two in the second-year, as well as further options for UEFA B.

Work experience and paid opportunities are also available for students on the course, whilst full AFC Fylde Community Foundation kit will be supplied.

Benefits of studying a degree at AFC Fylde Community Foundation including living at home whilst studying, which lowers living cross, you don’t have to leave your existing job, and you can gain over 400 hours of real-world experience within an ambitious professional club and the Foundation.

Entry requirements:

Diploma – (MP)

Extended Diploma – (MMP)

Please note that all applications are considered on an individual basis

Course leader Chris McNally said: “It’s been great to receive so much interest from our degree programme with the support of EFL Trust and University of South Wales, the students who have been accepted onto our Level One.

“We’ve still got limited places for people still unsure of their next steps, so please get in contact for an informal discussion.”

For more information, please contact

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