This page contains links to:

1. National and UK wide Governing Bodies of Sport coach education pages - so that you can access more information about sport specific coaching qualifications and courses being offered on a local and regional basis

2. Other useful sports organisations - that can provide you with generic information relevant to coaches and volunteers

3. Local organisations - that can help you to make contacts, and give you information on coaching opportunities and support available at a local level.

1. National and UK wide Governing Bodies of Sport Coach Education Pages

Aikidowww.bab.org.uk/coaching/coachinginfo.asp
American Footballwww.bafa.org.uk/bafca.php
Anglingwww.anglingtrust.net/page.asp?section=50&sectionTitle=coaching
Archerywww.gnas.org/coaching/index.cfm
Athletics
England Athletics NW
UK Athletics

 

www.englandathletics.org/page.asp?section=539&sectionTitle=Coaching+%2D+North+West
www.uka.org.uk/coaching-and-strategy/coach-education/

Badmintonwww.badmintonengland.co.uk/text.asp?section=20&sectionTitle=Coaching
Basketballwww.englandbasketball.com/articles/article.aspx?aid=21&pid=41
Baseballwww.baseballsoftballuk.com/gen_insert.php?this_page=bsukmembers&headline=Membership+Services&filename=bsuk_members.txt#Coach
Boxingwww.abae.co.uk/coaching_boxing_awards/index.asp
Bowls
www.englishbowlscoaching.com/
www.bowls.org/index.php?pr=Coaching
Canoeingwww.bcu.org.uk/coaching/
Cavingwww.british-caving.org.uk/?page=4
Cheerleading
(British Gymnastics)
www.british-gymnastics.org/site/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=235&Itemid=27&archive=0
Cricketwww.ecb.co.uk/development/coach-education/
Croquetwww.croquet.org.uk
Cycling
www.britishcycling.org.uk/coaching
Dancewww.emdp.info/courses
Divingwww.britishswimming.org/vsite/vnavsite/page/directory/0,10853,5157-179725-196943-nav-list,00.html
DuathlonSee triathlon
Equestrianwww.bef.co.uk/Rider_Development_&_Coaching
Fencinghttp://www.britishfencing.com/British_Fencing.asp?PageID=111
FutsalSee Football
Footballwww.thefa.com/GetIntoFootball/FALearning/Courses/Becoming%20a%20Coach.aspx
Golf

http://www.golf-foundation.org/page.asp?section=358&sectionTitle=Golf+Foundation+Training+Workshops (working with Juniors)

http://www.pga.info/AboutThePGAPro/31851301.htm

Gymnasticswww.british-gymnastics.org/site/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=101&Itemid=265
Handballhttp://www.sportfocus.com/webpro/handball/development/dyncat.cfm?catid=21656
Hockey
www.englandhockey.co.uk/page.asp?section=71&sectionTitle=Coaching
Ice Hockeyhttp://www.clubsouthwest.org/cp/cpdefault.htm
Ice Skatinghttp://www.iceskating.org.uk/coaches
Judo
www.britishjudo.org.uk/technical/coaching_home.php
Karate
www.karateengland.org.uk/index.html
Korfballhttp://www.korfball.co.uk/
(development, coaching)
Lacrossehttp://www.englishlacrosse.co.uk/vsite/vnavsite/page/directory/0,10853,5106-170015-187233-nav-list,00.html
Movement and Dance
www.emdp.info/courses
Netballhttp://live.englandnetball.co.uk/Get_Involved/Coaching/
Outdoor Pursuits
http://www.pyb.co.uk/information/governing-bodies.php

Orienteering

www.britishorienteering.org.uk/volunteer-support/index.php

Racquetball

See Squash

Roller Sports

http://www.brsf.co.uk/CoachEducation.htm
Rounderswww.nra-rounders.co.uk/coaching/index.cfm
Rowingwww.ara-rowing.org/coaching-training
Rugby Leaguewww.therfl.co.uk/coaching
Rugby Union
www.community-rugby.com/communityrugby/index.cfm/Fuseaction/Home.Major/StoryTypeId/102.cfm
Sailingwww.ryatraining.org/leisure/Pages/courses.aspx
Snowsportshttp://www.snowsportengland.org.uk/coaching_instructing_04coaching_instructing-246.html
Softballwww.baseballsoftballuk.com/bsukhelp.php?type=how&pos=9906&from_subsection=How+Do+I&from_level3=Become+A+Coach?
Squashwww.englandsquashandracketball.com/coaching
Swimming and diving
ASA
www.britishswimming.org/vsite/vnavsite/page/directory/0,10853,5157-179725-196943-nav-list,00.html
Table tenniswww.englishtabletennis.org.uk/development/index.cfm
Tenniswww.lta.org.uk/Coaches/
Trampoline
(British Gymnastics)
www.british-gymnastics.org/site/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=91&Itemid=241
Triathlonwww.britishtriathlon.org/coaching/index.php
Volleyball
www.volleyballengland.org/Coaching/introduction.php
Water poloSee swimming and divign
Waterski / Wakeboardinghttp://www.britishwaterski.org.uk/UKSki/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=57
Weightliftinghttp://www.bwla.co.uk/Courses/
Yogahttp://www.bwy.org.uk/

2. Other useful organisations

Sport Englandhttp://www.sportengland.org
Child Protection in Sport Unitwww.nspcc.org.uk/inform/cpsu/cpsu_wda57648.html
English Federation of Disability Sportwww.efds.co.uk
Sports coach UKwww.sportscoachuk.org
SAQwww.saqinternational.com
Volunteering NWwww.sportsvolunteeringnw.org
Youth Sport Trustwww.youthsporttrust.org/page/home-welcome/index.html
SportsMatchhttp://www.sportsmatch.co.uk
UK Sport.http://www.uksport.gov.uk
The Women's Sport Foundationhttp://www.wsf.org.uk
Greater Manchester Sports Partnershiphttp://www.greatersport.co.uk
Cheshire and Warrington Sports Partnershiphttp://www.cwsportspartnership.org/
Cumbria Sporthttp://www.cumbriasport.com/
Lancashire Sport

http://www.lancashiresport.org.uk/

 

Merseyside Sporthttp://www.merseysidesport.com/
Department for Culture, Media and Sporthttp://www.culture.gov.uk
Careers North Westhttp://www.careersnorthwest.com
Skills Activehttp://www.skillsactive.com
Running Sporthttp://www.sportengland.org/index/get_resources/developing_sport/clubs/running_sport.htm

3. Local organisations