Participation programmes are at the heart of what we offer at the Derby County Community Trust.

These are the grassroots programmes which provide physical activity and coaching to youngsters across Derbyshire.

Through our participation programmes, we aim to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for children of all ages to practice their skills, take part in tournaments, make new friends and have fun, while benefiting from coaching from our highly-skilled coaching team.

Partners We Engage With Include:

Holiday Coaching

During the school holidays we operate our popular Holiday Coaching courses at venues around the county. Courses aim to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for primary aged children to practice their skills, take part in tournaments, make new friends and have fun while benefiting from coaching from our highly-skilled coaching team.

Weekend Coaching

Working in conjunction with Powerleague Soccerdome, Derby County Community Trust offers progressive weekend football coaching sessions for children of primary school age to enjoy in a fun and relaxed environment. Our highly-skilled coaching team designs sessions covering core skills such as passing, control, shooting and dribbling, ensuring that these are delivered in-line with the specific needs of the children at each age group.

Premier League 4 Sport

PL 4 Sport (PL4S) is a Premier League-funded programme which actively encourages 14 to 24-year-olds to get involved in sport. The scheme offers satellite clubs for participants in seven sports (badminton, boxing, table tennis, netball, tennis, golf and basketball), with clubs set up in the local area to provide exit route opportunities to participants who would like to take their involvement in the sport further.

Talent Identification Programme (TIPs)

Our Talent Identification Programmes (TIPs) are INVITE-ONLY programmes which provide opportunities for players between the ages of five and 12 years to benefit from advanced coaching, and to develop within the DCFC player pathway where applicable. Sessions are designed to develop the skills relevant to the modern game.

After School Clubs

We offer a wide variety of after school clubs to suit all age groups. Sessions are designed to provide a safe and enjoyable environment in which participants can improve their skills, have fun and socialise with their friends.

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Upcoming Participation & Coaching Events

Weekend Club Coaching – Powerleague

Date: 01/01/17

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Weekend Club Coaching – Powerleague

Date: 07/01/17

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