Coaching Zone

This page lists accredited training sessions provided by various National Governing Bodies our Country Sport Partnership (WESPORT) and national agencies.Training will develop coaches and officials knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver fully accessible sessions catering for a wide range of disabilities, impairments and chronic health conditions.

Active for Autism training

Active for autism offers training and consultancy support for sports practitioners: - Autism, sport and physical activity (two-day course): day one: developing your understanding day two: developing your practice - Autism: sport and physical activity (e-learning module developed by people who are on the autism spectrum) - Consultancy audit of a sports club or venue followed by feedback session (delivered by a consultant on the autism spectrum) - Bespoke packages available Get in touch Contact us now to make your booking at or by calling 0141 285 7117.

Amateur Swimming Association

Four Key Objectives of the ASA's Development Framework for Teaching and Coaching are: 1. Recruit: Recruit the appropriate number of coaches into swimming’s delivery system 2. Train: To qualify the appropriate number and level of coaches required 3. Support: Provide appropriate levels of support to the coaching workforce to allow them to achieve their potential in their chosen environments 4. Retain: To provide systems of recognition and reward in order to retain the coaching workforce

Baseball and Softball UK

Here are three good reasons to get involved in coaching baseball and softball in the UK: 1.To introduce new participants to our sports around the country, develop their skills and ensure they get a rewarding experience that encourages them to stay involved. Baseball and softball need good coaches and BaseballSoftballUK can pay qualified coaches to help us deliver our regional programmes. 2.To ensure that practice and development sessions are led by individuals with high standards of knowledge, teaching and welfare in baseball and softball. 3.To share your love of the game! Develop your coaching skills to help develop others -- in your club, in schools and in your local community.

Basketball England

Basketball England is dedicated to supporting coaches, tutors and assessors, and to provide opportunities for all those wanting to play, coach, and develop basketball in England.

Boccia Leaders Training

If you would like to support the development of community boccia clubs then this forthcoming course organised by Bristol’s Access Sport project is perfect for you. Boccia is increasingly being played around the country by older adults in care settings and disability sector groups. The game is played in a seated position and the balls can be propelled at the target by hand, foot or using a ramp. Funding is available to pay for places, please contact Natalie Candy for more details

British Association of Snowsport Instructors

This Coaching Pathway supersedes all previous coaching or performance qualifications. This is a combined project between BASI, Snowsport Scotland, Snowsport England and Snowsport Wales who will all be offering the same qualifications – same names and same course content.

British Cycling

Effective coaching is at the heart of cycling performance at every level so it doesn’t matter if you want to teach core bike-handling skills to future generations or have aspirations to mentor Great Britain’s elite, British Cycling has a coaching course that will help you achieve your goals.

Canoe England

The BCU provide a comprehensive coaching qualification scheme and coach education programme. BCU Coaching UK is designed to ensure that coaches and participants are fully and properly prepared to take part in the sport and that coaches are qualified to instruct participants in all aspects of technique, safety and understanding. Access to any of the awards within the BCU scheme can be achieved via clubs, centres and coaches affiliated to the BCU UK Coaching Service, if you live in England this is via membership of Canoe England.


CoachWest is Wesport’s coach database and is a vital tool to enable us to support you as a coach. Basic registration takes about 10 minutes and then you can complete the rest fo your profile as and when you wish. The more information you provide to us allows us to provide more relevant opportunities for you. Benefits of being registered include the following First to hear of coaching opportunities Up to date information on course that are relevant to you. Quarterly newsletter including up to date practical coaching articles Opportunity to be told about funding Chance to be promoted as a coach to schools, clubs and other ogranisations if you wish to be.

English Cricket Board

ECB Coach Education supports the development of coaches and coach developers at all levels of the game, to ensure they’re able to provide players with the best possible experience of playing cricket and the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding of the game to help them fulfil their potential. We offer a range of world-leading learning experiences and qualifications to suit people coaching at all levels of the game, from those volunteering at their local club to professional coaches working in an elite, international environment.

Football Association

Coaches are essential for teaching and developing players at every level of football. The FA runs a support pathway for coaches leading from beginners’ courses to elite development.

Lawn Tennis Association

If you’d like to take that first step on the ladder to becoming a tennis coach, or want to check out the latest coaching jobs in your area, we have all the information you require. Discover the pathway you’ll need to take and view the newest open tennis coaching vacancies in your area.

Table Tennis England

Table Tennis England cannot succeed in its aims of turning England into a World Class Table Tennis Nation without the dedication and commitment of knowledgeable, skilful, committed and passionate coaches. You will be joining a team committed to making this sport great again. An effective coach will be inquisitive and open to new ideas and methods and have many positive attributes. Their approach to coaching will be influenced by the participant groups they work with.

Wesport - Coaching

Coaches are pivotal to the success of sport. Behind every great club is a fantastic coach or group of coaches. Our aim at Wesport is to support voluntary coaches, paid coaches and those individuals that have aspirations to be a coach.

World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association

The WPBSA offers three levels of snooker coaching accreditation which are shown below: 1.The Level 1 Certificate in Snooker Coaching (WPBSA Community Snooker Coach) 2.The Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching (WPBSA World Snooker Coach) 3.The Level 3 Diploma in Snooker Coaching (WPBSA Advanced World Snooker Coach)
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  • Access Sport
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