If you’re a coach or a volunteer you are the backbone of what makes sport happen. Here you’ll find information about support and training available to you as well as being able to record your qualifications and access coaching opportunities.

NEW for 2016! – Kent Young Coach Academy

We are pleased to announce the launch of the application process for the 2016-17 Kent Young Coach Academy and we would like to invite you to apply to be part of this Academy.

The aim of the Kent Young Coach Academy (KYCA) is to identify, support and develop our coaches of the future by offering a programme of training, personal development and mentoring support delivered by experienced coaches.

Any young person aged 15+ who would like to be a part of the programme needs to complete an Kent Young Coach Academy application form and return it by 28 September. There will be a £15 joining fee for all successful applicants as a contribution towards the costs of a polo shirt and the annual KYCA programme of workshops.

For more information about the Academy please read the Kent Young Coach Academy information letter before completing the application form.

Becoming a Coach

Which Sport do you want to coach? Benefits of becoming a coach or sports leader

I am a Coach

Advice, guidance and support.

Employing a Coach

Whether you employ paid coaches to work in a school, or use volunteer coaches in a sports club, there are some basic guidelines to follow to help you get it right. Sports Coach UK provide guidance in this area including an ideal recruitment process.