Coaching in the UK

Coach Developer Position Paper Published

Wed, 18 Jul 2012

sports coach UK has produced a Coach Developer position paper

Why has the paper been produced? The coach developer workforce is key to the delivery, assessment and quality assurance of coach development. The workforce needs to be high quality, flexible, and up-to-date with latest thinking and practices.

The paper summarises progress and the current position in this area and clarifies priorities for the future

Who is it for?Anyone involved in the management and development of the coach developer workforce. This includes governing body coaching leads and coach development managers at county sports partnerships.

What does it do/say?

  • Outlines a shared vision for the coach developer workforce
  • Provides a concise picture of the journey so far
  • Highlights the sectors proactive response to industry change
  • Identifies clear actions for sports and partners going forward
  • Discusses challenges faced and opportunities for improvement
  • Proposes sports coach UK’s commitment to partners

 What happens next?
sports coach UK, in consultation with Partners, will continue to develop its service offer, ensuring it fully reflects the sectors requirements and challenges. An Implementation Plan and associated tools will be published in due course.

sports coach UK is committed to supporting sports and wider partners to achieve their vision for coach developers at a pace that is right for them according to their readiness and resources.

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