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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

Active IQ L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Date: Sat, 05 Aug 2017 (09:30 - 16:30) + More Dates

Location: Go! Active @The Arc, High Street, Clowne, Derbyshire, S43 4JY

Looking to become qualified as a specialist fitness instructor?

Dr Bike Workshop

Date: Sat, 05 Aug 2017 (09:30 - 13:00) + More Dates

Location: Queen's Park, Chesterfield, north car park, Car park off Boythorpe Road, Chesterfield, S40 2NF

Free checks and adjustments for your bicycle, any parts used charged at cost. We'll have inner tubes, brake blocks, cables in stock.

Active IQ L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Date: Sun, 06 Aug 2017 (09:30 - 16:30) + More Dates

Location: Go! Active @The Arc, High Street, Clowne, Derbyshire, S43 4JY

Looking to become qualified as a specialist fitness instructor?

Volunteer Walk Leader Training - Shipley Country Park

Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2017 (09:45 - 13:30)

Location: Shipley Country Park - Green room, Heanor, DE75 7GX

The Volunteer Walk Leader course is a free one-day course for anyone who would like to lead walks for the Amber Valley Walking for Health scheme. This can include front, middle or back markers.

Active IQ L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing

Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2017 (09:30 - 16:30) + More Dates

Location: Go! Active @The Arc, High Street, Clowne, Derbyshire, S43 4JY

Looking to become qualified as a specialist fitness instructor?

Dr Bike Workshop

Date: Sat, 02 Sep 2017 (09:30 - 13:00) + More Dates

Location: Queen's Park, Chesterfield, north car park, Car park off Boythorpe Road, Chesterfield, S40 2NF

Free checks and adjustments for your bicycle, any parts used charged at cost. We'll have inner tubes, brake blocks, cables in stock.

Coaching Masterclass with Nick Drane

Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 (18:00 - 20:00)

Location: Copleston Sports Centre, Copleston Centre, Copleston Road/Off Foxhall Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8LR

Nick Drane (Ipswich Basketball Academy – Director & Head Coach and Ipswich Basketball Club - Head Coach) will be leading a coaching workshop with opportunities to discuss coaching techniques and a question and answer session. This is open to coaches from all sports.

Cerebral Palsy and Sport Awareness workshop

Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)

Location: 21 Heathcoat Building, Nottingham, NG7 2QJ

The Cerebral Palsy and Sport Awareness Workshop, will provide knowledge and understanding of what Cerebral Palsy is, the opportunities within disability sport and give guidance and advice to those who lead sport and physical activity.

Level 1 Award in Coaching Angling

Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2017 (00:00) + More Dates

Location: SportPark, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3QF

This is the entry point for anyone new to the world of coaching. Whether you are young or old, if you have limited knowledge of coaching or want to provide more support to your club or fishery, then this is the course for you.

Dr Bike Workshop

Date: Sat, 07 Oct 2017 (09:30 - 13:00) + More Dates

Location: Queen's Park, Chesterfield, north car park, Car park off Boythorpe Road, Chesterfield, S40 2NF

Free checks and adjustments for your bicycle, any parts used charged at cost. We'll have inner tubes, brake blocks, cables in stock.

BOX Instructor (England Boxing)

Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2017 (10:00 - 17:00)

Location: St Joseph's College, Upper Redlands Rd, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5JT

BOX is a new fitness experience devised by England Boxing coaches who have worked with the best boxers in the country.

Participants gain all-over body conditioning while learning the techniques used by Olympic boxers to succeed in the ring.

Classes incorporate many different elements of boxing training, such as partner pad-work, skipping, punch bags and shadow boxing, ensuring participants get a great overall cardiovascular workout; developing core strength, co-ordination and fitness.

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport

Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - Sun, 10 Dec 2017

Location: Thames Valley Athletics Centre, Pocock Lane, Eton, Berkshire, SL4 6HN

This qualification is designed to provide benefit to you through the skills and knowledge required to enable you to understand participants and their needs, develop your knowledge of multi-skills development in sport and prepares you to demonstrate practical coaching skills in the context of the fundamentals of movement, fundamental movement skills and fundamental sports skills.

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