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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

Smarty Pilates

Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 (18:00 - 20:30)

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

The course will involve a full history of the benefits of Pilates for children, followed by a practical session introducing you to the basic Pilates moves for Under 7's, PLUS an electronic training manual of that specific Key Stage for you to print off or use with your Interactive whiteboards.

Safeguarding & Protecting Children (UK Coaching)

Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 (18:30 - 21:30)

Location: The Pavilion, Sportsfield Lane, Huncote, Leicestershire, LE9 3BN

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

Mental Health First Aid for Schools

Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 (09:00 - 17:00)

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

Youth MHFA provides school staff and front line professionals working with young people the skills and confidence to spot common signs and triggers of mental health issues, as well as the knowledge and confidence to help.

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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