Thursday October 29th. 6pm-7.30pm. A Black His(herstory) Month Event.
1. To discuss the changes needed in coach education, and the race competences to empower black and Asian coaches to be represented in senior coaching positions
2. To discuss the legal and structural changes needed to address race injustice in employment in coaching and management.
3. To discuss the safeguarding changes needed to support the mental health of Black and Asian coaches during the period of COVID-19.
Program Date and Time
6pm. Introduction. Ifem Onuora. Regional Coach Education Equality and Development Manager, Professional Footballers Association.
6.05pm. Ifem Onuora. Regional Coach Education Equality and Development Manager, Professional Footballers Association. The challenges in the Professional game.
6.20pm. Pete Augustine – Football Associational Diversity Coach Manager. The challenges in the grassroots game.
6.35pm. Doctor Bennett Director of players welfare, Professional Footballers Association. Coach education, race and mental health. Lancet Paper - Behind the Mask: Demedicalising race and mental health.
6.50pm. Gary Lewin, ex- England and Arsenal FC physiotherapist. . How can coach education support black and Asian coaches during COVID-19. Guidance for coach education and clubs
7pm. Questions and recommendations from the floor.