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I am a Coach

Good coaches never stop learning, examples are: watching other coaches, watching videos, using technology - apps, short workshops or maybe being part of coach development programme. We here at Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport offer support available for local coaches to access, including

  • Courses - to support your improvement
  • Register as a Coach: Register with us and access our Coaching Newsletter
  • Funding: Coaches Funds
  • Jobs: Relevant coaching jobs available
  • Technology: Infographic & support materials/research papers
  • Videos: sports coach UK as a guide

Courses - Workforce Education Programme

Our Workforce Education Programme runs annually and provides a variety of courses aimed at helping you improve your coaching, with workshops across Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland.

It includes courses for A Guide to Mentoring Sports Coaches, Safeguarding & Protecting Children, Positive Behaviour Management in Sport and Inclusive Coaching.

If you are a coach operating at any level, either in a paid or voluntary capacity you will benefit from accessing these workshops.

Latest Courses

Emergency First Aid In Sport

Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 (09:00 - 16:00)

Location: SportPark at Loughborough University, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF

This course is aimed at those who are involved in sporting activities and may need to administer basic first aid. Delivered by sports and trauma medical specialists and national sports coach educator.

Storytelling Through Dance Training Course

Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 (09:30 - 15:30)

Location: Hinckley Leisure Centre, Argents Mead, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 1BZ

One day course for Early Years Practitioners, exploring how to use dance to bring stories to life!

Safeguarding & Protecting Children (UK Coaching)

Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 (18:30 - 21:30)

Location: LE13 1GH

This workshop is for Coaches, Team Managers, Club Officers, Teachers, Volunteers.

Coaching Jobs & Funding

Use our widgets to search for local coaching jobs and funding sources.

Coaching Support Videos & Resources

For more information please contact:

Natalia Marshall

Natalia Marshall

Coaching Development Manager

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

  • Coaching Lead/Delivery Plan
  • Workforce Education Programme
  • Take the Lead
01509 564863

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