Whatever your level, experience or aspiration as a coach, we are committed to supporting and developing confident, capable, inspirational people and our coaching pages will help you find support, access resources and challenge your perceptions around coaching and developing others.
UK Coaching is the the lead organisation for the development of coaches nationally
Becoming a Coach
Anyone can get involved. The short video below provides real examples of how parents and carers have become involved in coaching. Could it be you? Do you run a club and could do with extra help?
Follow this link for top tips on how to become a coach
Employing a coach
Minimum Standards for Active Coaches – organisations
Core guidance for all organisations that employ or use coaches (eg governing bodies of sport, Active Partnerships, clubs, schools, local authorities and leisure centres)
When you are taking on or using coaches in all capacities (i.e. paid and voluntary) UK Coaching recommend adoption of these core minimum standards for active coaches.
Click here for more information on the recommendations for employing and deploying coaches.
Coaching in Primary Schools Toolkit
The Coaching in Primary Schools Toolkit has been developed by UK Coaching in collaboration with our national partners; the association for Physical Education (afPE), Active Partnership Network, Sport England, UKactive Kids and the Youth Sport Trust (YST).
The FA have produced a guide for the employment and deployment of coaches in school curriculum time. Click here to view.
For information on Effective Professional Learning in schools click here.
Developing your Coaching
Check out our workshops page for information on how to develop your coaching