Coaching4Christ Training Academy Enrolling Now

Question: Name something in the village of Ahoghill which is almost unique, if not
completely unique, to anything else in the world?
Answer: It’s an accredited Bible College, training Christians to be Soccer and Sports Evangelists. Called the Coaching4Christ Training Academy, it is enrolling now for September 2017.

Christianity and Soccer exist worldwide but the opportunities are few and far between for anyone to study both Theology and Soccer Coaching together. At Coaching4Christ Training Academy this is possible for one academic year with a solid evangelical emphasis.

The Training Academy commenced in 2013. It has proven to be very successful with 75% of its graduates going into full time Christian work both with Coaching4Christ and other ministries. This has been further enhanced, having received official Accreditation from highly respected and much proven Moorlands College in England for its Theological and Ministry Course.

Just last summer Moorlands College ranked in the top 5% for Personal Development (scoring
91%) in the National Student Survey. It came 12th out of 371 institutions.
In addition to this Moorlands College scored 93% satisfaction for Teaching. This was slightly
higher than other top universities such as the University of Oxford.
Concerning Academic Support they scored 85% for satisfaction, ranking them alongside the University of Cambridge.
For the Training Academy to receive accreditation for their course from Moorlands College is a great achievement.It underlines their dedication and commitment to adequately equipping Christians for service in the 21st Century.
In addition to this, all trainees also have opportunity to complete a Level 1 Soccer Coaching Certificate.
And it’s all in Ahoghill!

Coaching4Christ Training Academy is enrolling now for September 2017. Are you aged 17+ and interested in soccer and theology? If so, why not get in touch with Coaching4Christ to find out more.

Coaching4Christ is a Christian Soccer and Sports Ministry based in Ahoghill since it’s formation in 2005. Their vision is to see “lives and communities transformed by Jesus Christ through sport.”
In the 12 years they have coached over 60,000 children and young people, sharing the gospel through this means. Their ministry is not only in Northern Ireland. It has also taken them to other countries such as Kenya, Uganda, Chile, Spain, India, and Canada to name a few.

Everyone attending is under the instruction of the established Coaching4Christ leadership and taught by much respected lecturers. The course is for Christians aged 17 and upwards. It is a full time course with classes from Monday to Thursday. It’s very practical, with it’s trainees having many opportunities to develop their gifts and discover new ones.
Also included is the opportunity to put it into practice in an international setting with a trip to Spain for a week coaching soccer in schools. The trainees have the opportunity to teach the gospel in soccer events each evening.

If soccer is not your thing there is the option of only studying the Theological and Ministry Course.
The Training Academy is also open to people studying part-time, choosing one or two modules per term.
For more information contact the Course Coordinator Alan Dundas on 028 2587 8780 or email alanat You can also find more information on the Coaching4Christ website hereor find them on Facebook here.