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Coaching, Leading and Activating

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

Research proves again and again that coaching not only improves physical and mental wellbeing but also brings about social and economic benefits.

Thinking of becoming a coach or leader? - many people, without possibly even knowing it, use coaching skills to inspire others. Mum's who nurture their children, managers and leaders who support teams to achieve individually and collectively, kids who comfort their mates in difficult times.

You are 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.

Sport and physical activity provide a fantastic medium in which to inspire and support people through coaching.

Have a look through our sub-pages below for more information, support and links.


Workforce Education Programme

Our Workforce Education Programme which aims to develop a skilled, motivated and fit for purpose workforce (paid and voluntary) that is representative of our communities.

We are offering a range of workshops for those new to coaching, an experienced coach, or if you are just looking for awareness raising sessions. We have a philosophy of co-development and co-production, with the workshops being delivered by a variety of organisations on a range of topics including:

  • Developing Skills & Knowledge - including Emergency First Aid and Behaviour Change
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Coaching - including Safeguarding & Protecting Children
  • Early Years
  • Later Life
  • Volunteering
  • Online Training

See below for the next available workshops; click on the title to view the full listing of courses available.

Click on the orange bar to view the full list of dates

Safeguarding & Protecting Children (UK Coaching)

Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 (18:00 - 21:00)

Location: Oadby & Wigston Borough Council, Council Offices, Station Road, Wigston, Leicestershrie, LE18 2DR

Price: £35.00

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

Safeguarding & Protecting Children (UK Coaching)

Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 (18:30 - 21:30)

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

Price: £35.00

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

Safeguarding & Protecting Children (UK Coaching)

Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 (18:30 - 21:30)

Location: Melton Borough Council, Parkside, Station Approach, Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1GH

Price: £35.00

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


Coaching Jobs & Funding

Have a look through our Jobs section and Funding Finder for specific opportunities linked to coaching and training.


Key Links

For more information please contact:

Natalia Marshall

Natalia Marshall

Workforce Development Manager

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

Telephone
01509 564863

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Partners

  • H&B LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Sport England
    Equality Standard
    NWL LSA
  • Charnwood LSA
    Active Leicester
    O&W LSA
    Safeguarding
    County Sport Network
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Harborough LSA
    Active Rutland
    Melton LSA

Partners

  • O&W LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
  • H&B LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Equality Standard
    Sport England
  • Active Leicester
    Active Rutland
  • County Sport Network
    Melton LSA
  • Harborough LSA
    Safeguarding
  • Blaby LSA
    NWL LSA