Coaching Disabled People: A position statement
sports coach UK is committed to make inclusive coaching commonplace for and by disabled people in sport.
A fully inclusive and skilled coaching workforce will be highly beneficial for our partners to achieve their objectives of increasing participation and improving sporting performances. More people from diverse backgrounds will feel confident to attend coaching sessions if they believe that the coach can support their needs. As a result, we can expect participation and satisfaction levels to increase.
This paper outlines sports coach UK's position on coaching disabled people in sport and also disabled people as coaches, and aims to outlines our key, high level objectives for the future.