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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

How to create an extraordinary experience for young people at your club

Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 (19:00 - 21:00)

Location: Skipton RUFC, Skipton RUFC, Sandylands, Engine Shed Lane, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 2AZ

The world is changing, how do you ensure your club is chosen over all the other opportunities that are competing for young people’s leisure time? By making it a place young people want to keep on coming back to. To do this you need to understand what existing and potential members want from your club and deliver a great experience to them. By consistently doing this you will create an extraordinary club that will thrive. This workshop provides support and information to help you make this happen.

Effective Volunteer Management: a practical guide to working with disabled volunteers

Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 (12:30 - 15:30)

Location: Cavendish Golf Club, Watford Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6XF

Take time out to review how your club or group manages it's volunteers and find support and guidance with how to recruit, train and retain your volunteers. This workshop considers throughout how to engage with volunteers who have a disability.

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

RFL Level 1 Certificate In Coaching Rugby League

Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 (09:00 - 16:00)

Location: Sherwood Wolf Hunt ARLFC, Debdale Lane, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19 7NS

Level 1 Rugby League coaching course; introduction to working with children and junior teams.

UKCC Level 2 coaching Course - Netball

Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 (09:00 - 18:00) + More Dates

Location: Derby Moor Community Sports College, Moorway Ln, Derby, Derbyshire, SG5 2JR

Perfect for those who have been an active coach in Netball for a minimum of 2 years, or have a Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Netball. After you are qualified you will be able to prepare for, deliver and review coaching session(s).

UKCC Level 2 coaching Course - Netball

Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 (09:00 - 18:00) + More Dates

Location: Derby Moor Community Sports College, Moorway Ln, Derby, Derbyshire, SG5 2JR

Perfect for those who have been an active coach in Netball for a minimum of 2 years, or have a Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Netball. After you are qualified you will be able to prepare for, deliver and review coaching session(s).

UKCC Level 2 coaching Course - Netball

Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 (09:00 - 11:45) + More Dates

Location: Derby Moor Community Sports College, Moorway Ln, Derby, Derbyshire, SG5 2JR

Perfect for those who have been an active coach in Netball for a minimum of 2 years, or have a Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Netball. After you are qualified you will be able to prepare for, deliver and review coaching session(s).

UKCC Level 2 coaching Course - Netball

Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 (09:00 - 11:45) + More Dates

Location: Derby Moor Community Sports College, Moorway Ln, Derby, Derbyshire, SG5 2JR

Perfect for those who have been an active coach in Netball for a minimum of 2 years, or have a Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Netball. After you are qualified you will be able to prepare for, deliver and review coaching session(s).

Active Bradford PE, Health and Wellbeing Conference 2017

Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2017 (08:30 - 16:00)

Location: University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1DP

An invaluable opportunity to learn from national and local leaders and innovators in primary and secondary physical education.

Safeguarding & Protecting Children (Sports Coach UK)

Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)

Location: Lodge Park Sports Centre, 134-148 Shetland Way, Corby, NN17 2SG

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the telltale signs of abuse and poor practice, and give you the tools you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career. PLEASE NOTE: this workshop is for those 16+ only. If you are under 16 years old, please get in touch for other opportunities.

Access for All: Workshop on Inclusive and Accessible Communications

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

Location: Daventry Leisure Centre, Lodge Road, Daventry, NN11 4FP

A three-hour workshop on how to reach more disabled people through inclusive communication utilising more accessible and better practices.

Time To Listen Multi Sport

Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 (18:30 - 21:30)

Location: Southfields School for Girls, Lewis Rd, Kettering, NN15 6HE

Time to Listen is a three hour workshop for Club Welfare Officers (CWO). CWOs must have attended a Safeguarding & Protecting Children workshop previously and will need to bring their own reporting procedures to the workshop. Please ensure that your National Governing Body accepts the multisport version of this course before booking.

Level 2 Emergency First Aid At Work

Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)

Location: Everyone Active (Daventry), Daventry Leisure Centre Lodge Rd, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 4FP

The course takes place over two evenings (6.30-9.30pm) so candidates must be able to attend both evenings sessions on 21st and 22nd February 2016.

Cerebral Palsy and Sport Awareness workshop

Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)

Location: CP Sport offices, 21 Heathcoat Building, Nottingham Science & Technology Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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.

UKCC Level 2 coaching Course - Netball

Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2017 (09:00 - 18:00) + More Dates

Location: Derby Moor Community Sports College, Moorway Ln, Derby, Derbyshire, SG5 2JR

Perfect for those who have been an active coach in Netball for a minimum of 2 years, or have a Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Netball. After you are qualified you will be able to prepare for, deliver and review coaching session(s).