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I Want To Coach

From igniting your interest 
to getting started in coaching, 
and throughout your ongoing 
development, we will be here 
to support you every step of the way 

Register Your Interest to Become a Coach

Our #Born2Coach movement is geared towards igniting your enthusiasm for sport and inspiring you to take it a step further by becoming a coach and helping in your local community.

If you register your interest in becoming a coach with us and complete our short three-minute survey, you'll gain access to the benefits of our UK Coaching Club while also assisting us in better understanding how we can work to support you on your coaching journey with our partners.

#Born2Coach: Choose the Right Sport for You

We have teamed up with some leading national governing bodies of sport to provide you with useful information, advice, and signposting to help you transition into coaching with confidence.

These include the ECB – the national governing body for cricket in England and Wales – UK Athletics and the Home Country Athletics Federations, British Gymnastics, Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby and Swim Ireland.

Click on 'Find Out More' and discover how to get started as a coach in those sports. 

I Want to Coach...

We will be working closely with other sport and physical activity organisations in the coming weeks and months to help onboard more coaches across all activities and sports, including...

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Click on their logos for more information. If you would like to include your logo below, please fill out our 'We Need Coaches' form.

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FREE Get Into Coaching Guides

8 Signs You Were Born to Be a Coach

Read our essential guide on why you should join the coaching family.

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Introduction to How To Get Into Coaching

Essential advice to help you take that all-important first step in becoming a coach.

Read our Guide

Coaches Wear Many Hats

We explore the many roles and responsibilities of the modern coach.

Read it Now

Top 10 Qualities You Need to be a Coach

These transferable skills and our golden nuggets of advice will help you create unmissable sessions.

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15 Things All Coaches Should Know

Valuable advice to boost the confidence and skills of novice coaches.

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Guide on How to Become A Parent Coach

Advice for parents thinking of coaching their own children.

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Inspiring Coaching Case Studies

Essential Qualities of a Coach

Fitness coach Mel provides some valuable career insights as she charts each stage of her coaching journey.

Read Mel's Story

'Write Your Own Narrative'

Don't let gender, religion or race hold you back, says Annie. 'It can be done. It has been done. I’m doing it."

Read Annie's Story

An Iron Will

Disabled coach Will Babbington is shattering the stereotype that disabled people can’t coach non-disabled athletes.

Read Will's Story

Dreams Do Come True

Wendy sends an empowering message to coaches that daring to dream can help you overcome seemingly insurmountable odds.

Read Wendy's Story

Empowering Muslim Role Model

Tahira urges other women not to let fears of prejudice deter them from pursuing their passions.

Read Tahira's Story

Community Champion

Read how Jay got into coaching and transformed his community: "I believe in the power of sport to help build community cohesion".

Read Jay's Story

Qualities of a Coach & the Power of Great Coaching

Chair of UK Sport Dame Katherine Grainger and Director of Women’s Football at The FA, and former chair of UK Sport, Baroness Sue Campbell, talked to UK Coaching about the qualities of a great coach and shared their views on the power of coaching to positively transform lives and communities.

Watch more videos from leading figures in coaching and the physical activity and sport sector as they discuss what #GreatCoaching means to them. Those on our 'VIP Video Wall' include UK Sport CEO Sally Munday; Sport England Chief Executive Tim Hollingsworth OBE; Wimbledon, All England Lawn Tennis Club Chief Executive Sally Bolton OBE; Olympic gold medal-winning head coach of Fiji 7s Ben Ryan, and many more.

Coach Learning: FREE Digital Badges and Certificates

UK Coaching Duty to Care Digital Badge

Earn our nationally recognised digital badge by demonstrating your knowledge of the five pillars of Duty to Care: Safeguarding, Diversity, Inclusion, Mental Health, Well-being.

Find out more

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Digital Toolkit

Learn to be quick, be smart and restart a heart with our life-saving digital learning toolkit that will enable you to act swiftly and effectively in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest.

Take a look

Get Into Coaching eLearning Course

Assistant Coach in Sport & Physical Activity

Enrol on our online course and explore through challenging scenarios the roles & responsibilities of an assistant coach.

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Stay Connected. Join the Club.

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Join UK Coaching Club for the latest #GreatCoaching news, tips and offers delivered straight to your inbox, access to our Duty to Care digital badge and much more!