Advice and guidance
What makes your session UNMISSABLE for young people?
Impairment Specific Coaching Factsheets
Autism Advice and Support
As part of their Active for Autism project, The National Autistic Society has developed some good practice tips for coaches to use when engaging people with Autism in sport and physical activity. They also have an online training module that provides a comprehensive introduction to the autistic spectrum focusing on the delivery of sport.
Minimum standards for Active Coaches
As a Sport Coach, you will need to meet certain standards including minimum age and appropriate qualifications including safeguarding: Guidance for Minimum Standards
Employed or Self Employed?
If you are paid for your coaching it is important that you have the correct employment status and are paying the right amount of tax. UK Coaching have produced a guide to help
GBSport provides business, IT support and training.
Sports specific training
In order to become a qualified coach you will need to complete the appropriate course for your chosen sport. ￼
Kent Sport Workshops
￼Kent Sport organise a programme of workshops to enhance your continuous professional development.
￼In addition to the degree levels subjects, vocational courses are available at many of the Further Education Colleges across the county:
The Kent Coaches Register provides useful tools to support coaches including being able to access latest news on coaching roles, funding support for qualifications, and you will also be able to book onto a variety of the Kent Sport workshops and then update your profile with the most recent development opportunities you have attended.