Becoming a Team Manager

Club Team Managers escorting athletes to domestic competitions or camps, including overnight stays, must:

  • Be a member of BF (mandatory) – the minimum membership level required is a Supporter membership. If you are not already a member, you can join here.
  • Be over 18 – the legal minimum age to have responsibility of minors is 18.
  • Hold a valid criminal records check (mandatory) – for more information, click here.
  • Hold a valid Domestic Team Manager qualification (mandatory) – for more information click here.
  • Hold a valid Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sports certificate (strongly advised) – for more information about approved courses click here.
  • Hold a valid  Emergency at Work First Aid certificate (advisory).
  • Be on the BF Team Manager Register.


Here is a list of some providers of First Aid courses:


Check Upcoming Courses to find scheduled Team Manager and Welfare courses.

Click here for information on the additional training required to be an International GBR Team Manager.

If you have any questions regarding any of these requirements that are not answered, please see the Team Manager FAQs.

If your question is not covered in the FAQs, please contact the Workforce Coordinator.

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