iCoachKids Makes An Impact On The Beautiful Game
The FREE E-learning programme for children and youth coaches was presented at the International Sport Convention Geneva 2018 in the conference dedicated to Football and E-learning
iCoachKids Director Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial introduces the first Massive Open Online Course to delegates
The International Sport Convention Geneva 2018 brought together over 1000 delegates from across the world to discuss the most pressing topics in the sporting landscape. The FREE iCoachKids e-learning suite was recognised as one of the most innovative approaches to coach education world-wide and invited to present to the Football and E-learning Conference delegates.
The audience included national federations, leagues and private coaching providers from across the globe, as well as representatives from FIFA, UEFA, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL and the Asian Football Confederation. The conference provided a significant opportunity for iCoachKids to increase its reach and continue to support thousands of coaches in all five continents.
iCoachKids Director Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial said: “We are delighted that iCoachKids has been put on the football map this week. The feedback from delegates has been tremendous and we are already in talks with many federations and organisations that want to start using our resources in their coach education offer”
The first FREE Massive Open Online Course “Developing Effective Environments for Children & Young People in Sport is now available. Sign up HERE
iCoachKids is co-funded by an Erasmus+ grant and led by Leeds Beckett University (LBU) and the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE). It brings together another six world-class organisations with a common desire to support children and youth coaches and a proven track record of doing so. These include Sport Ireland Coaching, the Hungarian Coaches Association, the Netherlands Olympic Committee, the European University of Madrid, Lithuanian Sport University, and the Royal Belgian Football Association.