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Bobby Briers known as Bobby Briers


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MSc Performance Coaching
BSc Sports Studies
UEFA ‘B’ Licence
FAW Level 2 Tutor & Mentor


Bobby is Course Leader for the FD Community Football Coaching & Development course at the University of South Wales.
A course that is run in collaboration with the EFL Trust involving students who will study their Foundation Degree at their local EFL club. As a result of this, their course is known a ‘Blended learning course’. This consists of a blend of lectures being viewed via video and attending residential visits to USW to fulfill any content / assessment that can’t be delivered / demonstrated online.
Predominantly his role involves course management of approximately 350 year 1 and 2 students along with the 34 EFLT club mentors that are involved on the programme.
Bobby is also module leader on 3 modules on the blended learning course:
Football Event Management (year 1)
Football in Society (year 2)
Sport Placement (year2)

Previously he held a role as Technical Demonstrator in football which entailed the delivery of the FAW C Certificate to all USW football students, using a blend of both theoretical and practical learning. Also encompassed in this role he provided feedback, mentored students, and assisted students with coursework, as well as practical assessments.


Bobby has been at the university since 2009, as an undergraduate & post graduate student, and more recently as a member of staff. Having been through the full process of a student at the university he is able to transfer his experiences to pass on to the current year groups. Bobby also holds a number of external qualifications including FAW Level 2 Tutor, as well as UEFA B Licence, allowing him to train as a tutor to deliver both externally with the FAW, as well as internally at USW for both our ‘blended learning’ and ‘on campus’ students.


Course Leader – FD Community Football Coaching & Development

Module Leader
Football Event Management (year 1)
Football in Society (year 2)
Sport Placement (year2)



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