Sports Coaching & Development

The Sport and Recreation industry covers sports provision from grass roots community projects through to professional level. It also includes the day-to-day running of amateur and professional sports clubs and the promotion of an active and healthy lifestyle.

To be successful you need to be enthusiastic about sport, have great communication and leadership skills and love working as part of a team.

In higher level job roles you will also need strong organisational skills and the ability to manage projects and budgets.

Possible job roles available after gaining a Sports Coaching & Development qualification include:

  • Sport Development Officer
  • Activities Instructor
  • Sports Coach
  • Leisure Centre Assistant
  • Referee
  • Table Official

If you are studying a Sports Coaching & Development course you will be benefit from the superb sports facilities, including gym and sports hall available at Greenbank Sports Academy. For most courses it is a requirement that you complete voluntary hours or a work placement to demonstrate a practical understanding of your subject. These can be completed at the Sports Academy or externally.

Sports Coaching & Development courses available

Sports Leaders UK Level 2 Award in Community Sports Leadership

Sports Leaders UK Level 3 Certificate in Higher Sports Leadership

Non-accredited Sports Coaching & Development courses

Sport and physical activity for independent living and work