Evaluation of Turkish Football Federation vocational training seminars in terms of efficiency

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Yorulmazlar M. M.

African Educational Research Journal, cilt.8, sa.2, ss.335-343, 2020 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.30918/aerj.8s2.20.063
  • Dergi Adı: African Educational Research Journal
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.335-343




The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficiency of the training activities and training programs offered in the vocational training of football coaches working under TFF with regard to its scope and content. The survey technique was applied to obtain data on the thoughts of the football coaches who participated in the training. Football coaches, one of the main actors in the football market, have to attend training seminars to fulfill the necessity of being able to work at various times put into practice; determined by The Association of European Football Federations (UEFA) and implemented by The Turkish Football Federation (TFF), in their professional processes. Coaches who do not attend the relevant compulsory training seminars or do not have any valid excuses, are not able to officiate at any football club until the next seminar period according to Training and Classification of technical Men 6. Article 3. In the process related to the 2021 season, continuous development seminars have been started with the credit system, which is a new training system that UEFA has determined to be mandatory for some technical people.  The survey questions have been prepared by us with some sports-specific additions depending on the Educational Satisfaction scale made by Bengi and Ozberk (2017). The data obtained has been evaluated in the SPSS statistical program and analyzed with frequency and cross tables. In this aspect, research is based on a descriptive model to reveal the general state of the market. The reliability of the study was determined by us very high with 97%. In the results section of the study, demographic characteristics related to the execution of the coaching profession, such as coach license degrees, football playing background, educational status, socio-economic status; quantitative and qualitative findings related to the trainings were given. The results of the study revealed the satisfaction level of the trainings, the demands and requests related to the trainings, and the productivity levels between the compulsory development system and the continuous development system. In general, the aim of this study is to determine the satisfaction of the coaches affiliated to the Turkish Football Federation about their trainings with the help of suggestions and to achieve higher level of field work efficiency by increasing their knowledge.