UKA Coaching Awards: Assistant Coach

UKA Assistant Coach Award
To be eligible? Age 18 or over and -- er, that's it. You're welcome even if you've never competed in the sport. You will need to go through a DBS check before qualifying.
To qualify? The Coaching Assistant award has been relaunched as a blended course, made up of:

  • Four Virtual Classroom Modules
  • A 75-minute in-person or virtual classroom session
  • Remote feedback from a coach developer of a supervised session
More details of the process can be found at The England Athletics Website.
Who Should Go On This Course?
"Anyone aged 18 or over, who is interested in taking the first step into a coaching pathway and wants to understand the fundamental technical principles of coaching.

"You will learn The technical coaching knowledge to underpin running, jumping and throwing activities. You’ll then learn how to apply these principles into a number of fun and exciting practical examples".
The dates for the Classroom session (in-person or virtual) include:
  • Wed. 29th November, Virtual
  • Wed. 13th December, Virtual
  • Sat. 16th December, Crypt School, Gloucester
  • Tue. 16th January, Virtual
  • Sat. 20th January, Castle Sports Centre, Taunton
  • Wed. 21st February, Virtual

It is anticipated that the above elements should be completed within 4-6 weeks of you starting the qualification, and as such, a Coach Developer will be assigned to provide feedback on your filmed activity during this period. If you are unable to complete all aspects within the suggested timeframe, please contact The Coach Education Team.
The Cost? Cost: £265; England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £205. You may be eligible for Avon AA support towards the cost.
The Small Print? You can read it Here
The Application Form? Applications for theses courses can now only be made on-line: at the EA Website. ACT QUICKLY: some of these courses fill up fast, others get cancelled because they think no-one wants them. Applications normally close about ten days before the course date.
More Info? For more information, contact The Coach Education Team.