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Lead and Organise

Coaches and volunteers in Derbyshire

An army of coaches, volunteers and officials make sport and physical activity tick along successfully across Derbyshire.

Taking the lead

While there's often no shortage of those wanting to take part, just as important are the host of people who devote their time to teaching, leading and organising the sport and physical activity that takes place across Derbyshire.

For those wanting to get into coaching, attend a new course, access funding or search for new ideas, Coaching Derbyshire can help provide the answers.

Opportunity knocks

Just as important can access grants and bursaries to complete projects or facilitate taking part in competition and our funding section summarises what you need to know.

You can also volunteer to support the delivery of a sport or physical activity and find information on best practice and access a support network for clubs and groups.

Using this section

Use our step by step guide to make the most from this section and find out how to register yourself, your club or group and it's sessions along with any volunteering opportunities that are available.

Upcoming Courses

Promoting positive parenting in sport

Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2016 (11:00 - 12:00)

Location: Webinar

How parents can help children enjoy participating in sport and perform to the best of their ability

Special Olympics Derbyshire Volunteer Induction Training Workshop

Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 (18:00 - 20:30)

Location: St Thomas Centre, Chatsworth road, Chesterfield, S40 3AW

Find out all you need to know about being a Special Olympics volunteer in Derbyshire. Whether you are a club coach wanting to register your own athletes, someone who supports people with learning disabilities or someone just interested in what the Special Olympics is all about.

Safeguarding and protecting children

Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 (18:00 - 21:00)

Location: The Arc, High street, Clowne, Bolsover, S43 4JY

You will be able to:

Identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching

Explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response • Recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse

Take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

Club Matters workshop: developing a marketing strategy

Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 (19:00 - 21:00)

With so many marketing options out there it can leave you in a muddle. This seminar will guide you through the marketing minefield and help you attract new members, raise funds or enhance your club’s profile. Launch your marketing mission today.

Club Matters: Business Planning

Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 (19:00 - 21:00)

Location: Alfreton Leisure Centre, Church St, Alfreton, Alfreton, DE55 7BD

Do you have a dream for your club but struggle to make progress? This seminar will help you put together a simple yet effective business plan for your club to help you plan a brighter future and take real steps to reach your goals. Stop dreaming, start doing.

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting (British Weightlifting)

Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2016

Location: Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough, Loughborough, LE11 3TU

The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting is for coaches who have experience of delivering independent coaching sessions to groups of people.

Athlete Futures

Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2016

Location: Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Coventry, CV6 6GE

UK Sport, the English Institute of Sport, the British Olympic Association and the British Paralympic Association would like to invite you to join us at this one-day event at that aims to connect elite athletes with businesses, potential employers, training providers and organisations keen to work with elite athletes.

How to Coach fundamentals

Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2016 (12:00 - 15:00)

Location: The Arc, High street, Clowne, Bolsover, S43 4JY

The new and improved workshop due to launch in September 2017.
Duration: 3 hours (includes a practical element so you will have the chance to put into practice what you learnt in the first part of the workshop)

AK4A sainsburys Inclusive Community training programme

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 (11:00 - 14:00)

Location: The Arc, High street, Clowne, Bolsover, S43 4JY

You will:

Learn about practical tools to support inclusive delivery

Explore creative ideas to support disabled people to access physical activity and sport

Complete a workbook that will support your activity sessions going forward

Learn about local disability sport opportunities for participants, leaders, volunteers and coaches.

Equity in your coaching

Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)

Location: The Arc, High street, Clowne, Bolsover, S43 4JY

You will learn how to:

Identify and deal with any barriers to participation
• Interpret all the legalities in the right language
• Develop your existing skills and experience to make your coaching sessions more accessible

Safeguarding and protecting children

Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 (18:30 - 21:30)

Location: The Post Mill Centre, Market street, South Normanton, Bolsover, DE55 2EJ

You will be able to:

Identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching

Explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response • Recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse

Take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

Time to Listen

Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 (18:30 - 21:30)

This training resource is designed to provide club Welfare Officers with the tools that will support you and your club to safeguard and protect children. You have a vital role as the club welfare officer in supporting your club to achieve these safeguarding aims.