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Coaching-Licence-Web-Slider-1.0.0The Jamaica Football Federation, as part of its ongoing thrust to develop the sport, has introduced a Coach’s Licensing System, an initiative geared towards the professionalization of the sport.

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Effective Date

Effective September 1, 2015, all coaches must be in possession of a JFF Coaches Licence in order to perform coaching duties as follows:

a. All Head Coaches at the Preparatory and Primary School; Parish Leagues; Women’s League and Intercol levels – require a JFF Advance Level 1 certified licence or its equivalent.

b. All Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches at the National Premier League level require a JFF Advance Level 2 certified Licence. Head Coaches at the High School level require a JFF Advance Level 2 certified Licence and Assistant Coaches a JFF Advance Level 1 certified Licence.

Registration Process

  1. Complete the JFF Coaching Licence registration form (available at JFF Office or on the website).
  2. Submit the form to the JFF office along with two (2) passport size photographs signed by a Justice of the Peace or a Police Office ranked Inspector or above.
  3. Pay $5,000 fee*. Payment can be made via cheque, card (credit/debit) or cash at the JFF Offices. Fees can also be lodged to a JMMB account. Please call the JFF Office for details.
  4. Collect licence approximately two weeks following submission.

Call 926-1182, 929-0836 and 881-8414 for More Information


  • The licensing period is two years with the initial period from September 2015 to August 31, 2017.
  • All licensed coaches must do EIGHT (8) hours of refresher courses per year before the licence can be renewed.
  • Four (4) hours of this eight (8) must be JFF approved and certified courses.
  • The certificates for the courses must be presented for the renewal process.
  • *The licence fee for the period 2015 – 2017 is $5,000.00.