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Essentials

  • Coach Code of Practice (PDF, 450 Kb)

    Coaches play a crucial role in the development of sport and the lives of participants. Following the code of practice will help coaches ensure participants have a positive experience.

  • Minimum Standards for Active Coaches (PDF, 1.2 Mb)

    In order to ensure Excellent Coaching Every Time for Everyone, sports coach UK, along with key industry Partners, has agreed core standards that all coaches in the UK should adhere to (previously referred to as core minimum standards for deployment).

  • Minimum standards for Active Coaches Additional guidance tool (PDF, 33.6 Mb)

    This interactive tool provides guidance to you on the minimum qualification (as stated by the relevant governing body of sport) required for a lead coach coaching children and young people in the following environments:

    - Primary school
    - Secondary school
    - Club
    - Community/local authority