Aims

Our aim is to assist, improve, and continually develop both male and female coaches and teachers working at various levels, and in various playing environments, as well as endorsing organisations and bodies who demonstrate best practice in football.

This is achieved by keeping current members up to date with current developments in the game, and by delivering coaching sessions, coach education master classes, continuous professional development (CPD) , e-learning programmes, certification, and accreditation.

InFACT membership is open to all coaches, teachers, schools, clubs, football teams , academies, colleges, and universities around the world.


  • Shape the future of your profession
    Become a member today and help us build an organisation to promote excellence in teaching as an Educator and not just as a coach or teacher
  • Access to a vibrant community of soccer educators
    Connecting the teaching profession across phases, subjects and specialisms
  • Access to the latest research
    Evidence-informed research to support classroom and on field practices
  • A pathway to professional development
    Supporting coaches and teachers in gaining the skills, knowledge, and expertise they need

Code of Professional Practice

This Code of Professional Practice promotes professional behaviour for members of InFACT. Central to the Code are respect for the individuality of the learner, and recognition of the collaborative nature of the profession of learning and teaching.

Members of InFACT agree to abide by our Professional Practice, according to which they will:

  • Conduct themselves at all times with integrity in the discharge of their duties according to the law. This clause overrides all others, so that where there is conflict, this clause shall prevail;
  • Conduct themselves at all times with integrity in the discharge of their duties according to the law. This clause overrides all others, so that where there is conflict, this clause shall prevail;
  • Take personal responsibility for the establishment and maintenance of good relations with other professional, public and private bodies;
  • Maintain the integrity of the profession in public and in the media;
  • Take no improper action which might injure or malign the reputation of other professionals;
  • Respect the rights of the individual;
  • Respect the wishes and aspirations of parents, guardians, and carers of pupils and players/students;
  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of personal information;
  • Ensure, as far as is possible, that individual pupils and students, and groups of pupils and students, achieve their full educational potential;
  • Exercise professional judgement in furthering the resolution of educational problems;
  • Refrain from any acts that may cause coaches / teachers and pupils/players harm;
  • Take no advantage of a position of authority with a pupil or player for personal, political, or other purposes;
  • Further the development of professional skills, knowledge, and attitudes in themselves and colleagues;
  • Ensure positive collaboration with those in education, coaching, and other institutions, authorities, examination boards, football/soccer federations and other specialist bodies.