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Coaches play a key role in delivering sport providing time, expertise, commitment and enthusiasm to help develop sport and physical activity at every level.

Whether you are existing coach, newly qualified or an organisation/club/group looking to develop coaching, we here at Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport can provide continuing professional development opportunities which provide coaches with opportunities to update their skills, knowledge and techniques, also encouraging them to network with fellow coaches.

Everyone knows that physical activity is good for them and given the chance most would like to do more. Sometimes the desire to want to do something isn't enough and some people need a bit of a nudge from contemplation to action.

Coaches can provide this nudge

#CoachingCan is a campaign we're delivering with SportsCoachUK to champion the wider benefits of coaching.

Throughout our Coaching section you will find helpful coaching resources including guidance around minimum operating standards, funding guidance, tools to help with get involved, improve your coaching, coaching videos and the latest coaching blogs.


We have a designated Coaching Development Manager, Natalia, who is here to help you with your coaching needs. Examples of the support services available:

  • Bursary and funding for qualification
  • Coaching opportunities (paid & voluntary)
  • Personalised individuals or club and coach development plans
  • Opportunities to access mentoring support
  • CPD, coach education and sport specific courses
  • Coaching Profile and Newsletter - complete your Profile to receive specific coaching information, reminders and our Coaching Newsletter.

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Coaching News

For more information please contact:

Natalia Marshall

Natalia Marshall

Coaching Development Manager

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

  • Coaching Lead
  • Workforce Education Programme
  • Take the Lead
Telephone
01509 564863

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    Leicestershire County Council
    Rutland County Council
    Equality Standard
    QUEST
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Blaby District Council
    Age UK L&R
    British Heart Foundation
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Loughborough University
    Leicester City Council
    East Midlands Platform
    Harborough District Council
    Safeguarding
  • Charnwood Borough Council
    County Sport Network
    Melton Borough Council
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council

Partners

  • Leicestershire County Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    QUEST
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • British Heart Foundation
    Loughborough University
  • Harborough District Council
    Leicester City Council
  • County Sport Network
    Rutland County Council
  • Safeguarding
    Sport England
  • Charnwood Borough Council
    Blaby District Council
  • Age UK L&R
    Melton Borough Council
  • Equality Standard