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Coaching and outreach programmes

We provide opportunities for students to:

  • get involved in developing their sporting knowledge
  • put it into action by coaching in the local community.

Coach education programme

The service runs coach education courses throughout the year based on sufficient levels of interest. If you are interested in a particular course or would like further information, please email

Sports-specific volunteering programme

The service runs a sports-specific volunteering programme, placing qualified student coaches in local schools with the aim of:

  • increasing active participation in sport within the local community
  • raising awareness of further and higher education through sport
  • increasing the number of students volunteering in sports-related activities
  • increasing the coaching and participation opportunities for students in sport
  • increasing the experience and leadership skills of students and encouraging them into the sports sector.

Students have the opportunity to gain a sports coaching award along with invaluable experience for their CV.

For more information, please email

Contact us

Student Wellbeing Group:
Sport and Active Lifestyles

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 2413
Email us