Coaching conference at Links Park

THE SCOTTISH FA has announced that its annual East Region Coaching Conference will be held at Links Park next weekend.

The coaching conference, on Sunday, June 26, will provide a programme of best practices aimed at all coaches and volunteers working with grassroots and youth football players.

The line up of guests this year includes Ian Bateman and John Griffiths (English FA), Professor Don MacLaren (Everton FC) and Raymond McKinnon (Scottish FA football development department).

Organisers are anticipating a great demand for this year’s course and are encouraging any interested coaches or volunteers to book their places now.

Further information on how to apply for the conference is available online at, by contacting the Scottish FA east region office on 01382 431829 or by e-mailing