The 2nd iCoachKids International Conference marked a watershed moment in the transformation of this Erasmus+ co-funded initiative from a collaborative partnership into a global movement.
We are excited to announce that the 12th ICCE Global Coach Conference will take place in Tokyo from 30th October - 1st November 2019. More information will be announced soon...
The Erasmus+ project looking to develop free online education for grassroots sport coaches was presented to the 28 Member States at the Human Resources in Sport Expert Group meeting in Croatia
Attending the call of FIBA Europe Executive Director Kamil Novak, iCoachKids Director Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial travelled to Matosinhos in Portugal to participate in the FIBA Mini-Basketball Convention.
The 7th IWG World Conference from the 17th-20th May 2018 was held in Gaborone, Botswana. This event is held every four years with the global focus on specific goals and action steps aimed at offering men and women equal opportunities in the sport arena. Over 1000 delegates representing 71 nations provided significant opportunities for interaction and discussions on the conference theme “Determine the future. Be Part of the Change”.
Project “Sport WHISTLE” is a research project funded by the European Commission (Erasmus+) and designed to develop an evidence-based educational program to promote and facilitate whistleblowing behavior in sport settings.
Coaches’ seminars that took place from 22nd- 24th of April in Athens have been heralded a great success! Under the auspices of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, and held by the Hellenic Federation of Sport Coaches (POPA) and the Trainerakademie Koeln, the two organisations are implementing a co-operation agreement for the permanent training of Greek Coaches supported by the International Council of Coaching Excellence.
After London 2012, Glasgow 2014 and Rio 2016, ICCE’s Global Coaches House reaches its fourth edition at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.
It is a common perception in Zambia that the country has great athletic talent, but poor coaches. Coach education is scarce in Zambia, and by many seen as a main obstacle for improved sport performance. Having worked with sport coaches in Zambia for almost a decade I clearly see the rational behind this sentiment. Together with colleagues from National Sport Associations, the National Sport Council, the Olympic Committee, the Ministry of Sport and the University of Zambia, we are trying to move this discussion along by looking at sport coaching from a more local perspective.
Breaking away from the usual lectures, the recently concluded Coach Developer Workshop in Singapore saw 21 local coaches and representatives from National Sports Associations (NSAs) actively engaged in presentations and discussions over a three-day session in March.