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The LCA represents its members, individuals working in coaching, scouting, analysis and strategic roles within men’s and women’s professional football at first-team and academy levels.

The LCA is the collective voice of coaches and football technical staff.
We provide member services including:

■ Legal and Employment Support
■ Wellbeing and Healthcare Guidance
■ Personal and Professional Development Programmes

We take a holistic person-centered approach to working with our members, supporting them in realising their potential and building fulfilling and meaningful careers in the game.

Personal & Professional Development

“I’ve always looked to the LCA education programmes to improve myself and my understanding of where the game is going in the future.”
Michael Johnson

Personal & Professional Development

"The levels of professionalism, organisation and compassion on the Diploma are exemplary. It has been a hugely enjoyable and rewarding experience."
Tony Docherty

Personal & Professional Development

The LMA diploma was a thoroughly enjoyable 12 months covering many facets of football management and leadership. The learning and experiences I gained throughout the course have without doubt helped my coaching journey to date and will continue to do
Matt Gill

Personal & Professional Development

Thanks for the learning and experiences gained in the Diploma. It's been a highly engaging course with great content. Excited to implement the skills acquired and support my career now and in the future.
Amy Merricks

Personal & Professional Development

The LMA provide a great platform through the course to learn and develop the skills required to be a modern day manager. It's insightful and also a fantastic opportunity to meet some likeminded and talented people aspiring to progress in the game.
Tony Carss

Wellbeing & Healthcare

"My Healthcare assessment was in line with my experiences of the LCA. Very organized, detailed and professional. I will certainly be doing this regularly and highly recommend everyone to do so."
Leanne Hall

Legal & Employment

“Having access to an expert legal team, specialised in managers and coaches contracts, has been invaluable to me throughout my career, both when joining and leaving a club, giving me peace of mind to focus on my own role.”
Chris Doig
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