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Abbie Sadler

Coach Development Officer

I joined the University in 2017 and have worked in coaching for over 15 years. I have a real passion for working with both players and people to help them develop and achieve goals. Chevron icon


In my role as FA WHPFC Coach Development Officer, I support students who want to develop their coaching knowledge further, alongside their academics studies. I provide support in sourcing coaching specific placements as well as 1:1 mentoring & group CPD to support them in their role.


  • UEFA A Licence Coach
  • FA Level 2 Tutor
  • Previous FA Coach Mentor

External responsibilities

I work with a number of external partners including, County FA's as well as Women's Football Clubs from WSL - County Leagues & other FA members of staff. This provides a great platform for students to engage, interact and provide placement opportunities.