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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

Purposeful Physical Play Training

Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 (18:00 - 20:30)

Location: Westfield Community Centre (Westfield Sure Start), Rosemary Way, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0LN

Join the movement to promote physical literacy/physical development

Sport England Community Asset Fund Workshop

Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 (18:30 - 20:30)

Location: Braunstone Leisure Centre, 2 Hamelin Road, Braunstone Town, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 1JN

We will again be holding this workshop to provide advice to clubs/organisations interested in submitting an application to the fund.

Safeguarding & Protecting Children (UK Coaching)

Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)

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

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
  • Workforce Education Programme
  • Take the Lead
01509 564863

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