iCK Coach Education Case Studies
Better Coaches Better Sport
Participants and athletes at all leves of sport should be coached by appropriately qualified and educated coaches.
At all levels, not only in the high performance environment.
Many nations and sports have realised this over the last few years and taken steps to make sure their youth sport coaches are trained to enusre that children and young people are exposed to positive sport experiences at whatever level they take part.
Here iCK will share some examples of great practice in educating children's coaches from all over Europe.
Whether you work in coach education for a federation or government or in charge of coach development at a club, we are sure you will find inspiration in these examples.
Credit: Sport Ireland Coaching
Quick Reference Resources
If you are looking for ideas as to how to support the education and development coach of children, here is the first volume of our Examples of Specialist Education for Coaches of Children compilations. In this issue, we look at the way Real Madrid Foundation trains their coaches to deliver their social responsibility programmes, the solution the Netherlands Olympic Committee-Netherlands Sport Confederation found to solve the issue of having inexperienced coaches working with young children, the programme put in place by the Hungarian Basketball Federation to train youth coaches, and the work done by Field Hockey in British Columbia to increase the quality of coaching in grassroots sport.