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Alex Football in the Community Scheme


Coach Education

Crewe Alexandra Football in the Community Scheme offers a range of courses that will improve coaching skills from the elementary to advanced level. Candidates over 16 years of age can gain experience and qualifications through the following awards.

  • Level 1 Club Coach
    An introduction to football coaching which includes Soccer Parent, Emergency First Aid and Child Protection.
  • Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football
    Learn how to coach basic techniques and patterns of play in 6v6 games.

Football on prescription

This is part of the more general “Exercise on Prescription” scheme instigated by Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council. If you are:

  • A “couch potato”
  • Overweight
  • A smoker

Further information can be obtained from Craig McKeith of Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council Leisure Services on (01270) 537240.


Kids Out Football For All Project

Kids Out   Adelaide School, Crewe, is one of only two 11-16 schools in Cheshire catering for children statemented as having emotional and behavioural difficulties. Its purpose is to foster a mature personal and social identity so that the students can leave school fully able to participate in family and community life.

In order to assist the school realise its aim, we intend to deliver a one hour combined football/personal and social education training - two afternoons per week, for 30 weeks (3 x 10 week blocks) of the year. Some Saturday/evenings will be involved (CAFC Games).

Inclusion Into Sport - Football Foundation

As part of the Football Foundation & Ability Counts Programme (FA funded), Crewe Alexandra Community Scheme continually strives to develop links with disabilities through its sports inclusion programme. Our mental health programme in partnership with Cheshire, Wirral and Mid-Cheshire Hospitals will run Tuesday at the Soccer Centre and Legends Leisure Centre. Learning Disabilities, Petty Pool will use the centre each Thursday for football sessions and Springfield will participate on Fridays.