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Sat, 20 Mar



Coach Empowerment Network with Coach Jessica Silva

Navigating the coaching world through the lens of female coaches. This month, we will have the honor to welcome Coach Jessica Silva, who currently works as a Head Manager for FC Metz of the women’s first team in both Division 1 and 2 in the French League.

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Coach Empowerment Network with Coach Jessica Silva
Coach Empowerment Network with Coach Jessica Silva

Time & Location

20 Mar 2021, 19:00



About the Event


Jessica Silva is a Portuguese-Canadian football manager whom has over 12 years of experience at the Club, Federation, and International level in Canada and France. She has a UEFA A coaching licence, is currently taking the DES diploma in France, and also has Bachelors degree from McGill University in Physical and Health Education.

She’s helped grow one of the biggest Clubs in Québec; CS Longueuil, worked for the Québec Fédération as Head of Women’s Football Development and was the Head coach of the National Training Center.  In 2017, she guided Team Quebec to their first-ever gold medal win at Canada Games. During her last 3 years in Canada, she was an assistant coach and video analyst for the U17 & U20 Youth Canadian National teams.

Since 2018, Jessica was recruited in France where she worked at US Orléans in second division. Since December 2019, FC Metz recruited Jessica to be the Head Manager of the women’s first team in both Division 1 and 2 in the French League.


After talking to many female coaches around the world about their experiences in the sports industry, I realized how much I resonated with all of them from all my experiences since I started my coaching career. I decided to create a discussion group where we will meet once a month through Zoom to support and engage each other in those conversations. This is not only open to female coaches, we want male coaches to also join the conversation as this is the only way we can grow and empower each other in the sports industry. This is open for everybody who works with sports in one way or another. We will have women working in the world of sports presenting some of their own challenges and growth experiences, discuss a variety of different topics and make this as engaging as possible. It will also be a great way to network and meet other coaches who might share the same ideas (or not) in our industry. Communication, understanding, exchanging ideas and experiences are one of the most powerful ways to grow. This is a free service, all you need is to click on the link to register!

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