The World Football Academy is world’s leading independent education institute for coaches, staff and players. As a major knowledge provider to several FA’s and clubs around the world, the WFA is the prime contractor for thousands of football specialists.
The WFA has a long tradition of football leadership and innovation. We continue to expand our product line and services to meet emerging customer needs. Our broad range of capabilities includes organizing courses, international conferences; publishing books and videos; continuously developing all related areas of expertise; presenting ground-breaking studies by scientific research; and providing tailor-made consultancy.
Headquartered in The Netherlands, WFA services over 2.000 football specialists in over 40 countries per year.
More info about the World Football Academy can be found here.
The WFA was originally founded by Raymond Verheijen as ‘Dutch Football Academy’ in 2009. Building on the success of this Academy and it’s football specific approach in the subsequent years other Academies were founded in the UK (2010), South Africa (2011), Japan (2012), USA (2013), Scandinavia (2014) and Portugal (2015).
Due to the many requests the WFA started online courses to serve more coaches worldwide. Click here to view are current catalogue of elearning courses.
The learning effect also heavily relies on how messages are delivered and if they are deemed trustworthy by the receiver. This is why we strongly believe that people working in the operation needs to be trained by instructors that have operational experience and hence knows the reality of a coach or a football working environment. Our instructors have an operational background.