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Coach Development Programmes 2023-24

Aimed at coaches across every Olympic and Paralympic sport in the Talent and Performance stages of the athlete development pathway. A number of other non-Olympic sports are also eligible


Throughout 2023-24, UK Coaching is delivering a range of Coach Development Programmes which puts the coach at the heart of the development and learning process.

Covering all Olympic and Paralympic sports and several other sports, the suite of programmes will support coaches working with athletes at the performance stage of the athlete development pathway.

Based on the coaches personal development needs and areas of interest, coaches will be encouraged to map their own learning and development, and will be supported in developing their coaching knowledge and professional network.

Each programme is aligned to the UK Sport Coaching Framework.

Coaches who gain a place on one of the Coach Development Programmes will be given the opportunity to engage with:

  • A Coach Developer or Learning Group Support
  • On-demand and live Coach Development content
  • Social Learning Spaces 
  • Mindset and Behaviour profiling tools
  • Environment Experiences 
  • Full access to the UK Coaching Club 
  • Coach Development Programme celebration event

More information on all of the Coach Development Programmes, as well as details on the nomination and application process will be shared March 2023.


Supporting coaches to develop their knowledge and awareness of coaching behaviour, practice design and goal-setting

Start Month Cohort 1: September 2023

Start Month Cohort 2: January 2024

Aimed at: Coach

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Supporting coaches to explore key themes in performance coaching, including coach welfare, ethical decision making, coach-athlete relationships and performance planning

Start Month: June 2023

Aimed at: Head Coach / Senior Coach

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Supporting female coaches to gain clarity and confidence to commit to their ongoing personal and professional development needed to advance along their sport performance pathway

Start Month: September 2023

Aimed at: Coach / Head Coach / Senior Coach

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A new coach development adventure, where the experience and journey will be co-created with each individual in the cohort of coaches taking part

Start Month: June 2023

Aimed at: Coach / Head Coach / Senior Coach

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Interesting in learning more?

If you are a coach, National Governing Body or Sporting Organisation who would like to find out more, or ask any questions prior to the application process, please contact us today.