ICCE News

2nd Coordination Meeting (Lisbon 23-24 June 2016): PsyTool Spreads its Sails towards the Atlantic Ocean

The beautiful city of Lisbon (Portugal) offered a fitting backdrop for the 2nd Coordination Meeting of Project Psytool. Our Portuguese partners, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Sport Foundation – Portugal and the Faculty of Human Kinetics of the New University of Lisbon did a delightful job in welcoming the project coordination group to Portugal for a series of very important meetings as the project continues to take shape and grow.

11th ICCE Global Coach Conference - Preliminary Announcement and Call for Papers

The 11th Global Coach Conference will be held in Liverpool (UK), organised by Liverpool John Moores University and the ICCE on 31 July - 2 August 2017. Researchers are invited to submit coaching research abstracts, and best practice summaries for consideration.

2nd European Meeting of Coaches Associations and Coaching Organisations

The ICCE, its continental group European Coaching Council, and Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA) hosted a very successful 2nd European Meeting of Coaches Associations and Coaching Organisations in Greece on 23-34 May 2016, after the 1st European Meeting in Cologne, Germany in April 2014. This meeting was a further opportunity to shape up the representation of sport coaches and sport coaching on a European level.

SPEACH project presented during the 2nd European Meeting of Coaches Associations and Coaching Organisations, Athens 2016

The ICCE, its continental group European Coaching Council, and Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA) hosted a very successful 2nd European Meeting of Coaches Associations and Coaching Organisations in Greece on 23-34 May 2016, after the 1st European Meeting in Cologne, Germany in April 2014.

SCORE Second Steering Commitee Meeting held in Brussels

The Steering Committee of SCORE ("Strengthening Coaching with the Objective to Raise Equality") project met in Brussels on 18 April 2016. The main aim of the meeting was to to assess what has been achieved so far regarding the programme for the Education for Mentors, validate the content of the SCORE toolkit “Awareness Pack”, and plan future dissemination activities and in particular the final conference. SCORE is a European project supported by the Erasmus+ Sport Programme and led by the European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation (ENGSO).

Japan break from male tradition to appoint Takakura as women’s head coach

Asako Takakura has been appointed the first ever female coach of Japan’s senior women’s national team, hailed as an important breakthrough in promoting gender equality and the skills of female coaches globally.

Waking up the sleeping tiger of sport in India

ICCE sport coaching experts and Leeds Beckett University recently supported the Sport Authority of India at the first ever Coaching Conclave at the National Institute of Sport in Patiala.

Fix the Fixing Kick-Off Meeting - Paris, February 2016

The ICCE participated in the first meeting of the 'Fix-the-Fixing' project in Paris, February 2016.

ICCE and Leeds Beckett University - The Power of Partnership

On Friday 15th April, International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) and Leeds Beckett University (LBU) colleagues met for a networking lunch to celebrate five years of both organisations working together.* During the event, core staff from the ICCE and Sport Coaching teaching staff from LBU presented their thoughts on the 'Power of the Partnership' to date.

‘Festival of Athletics’ held in memory of Professor Pat Duffy

A family fun day held in memory of Leeds Beckett University academic and sports coaching expert, Professor Patrick Duffy has been hailed a success.

European
Coaching Council

The ECC is a formally established continental body for Europe of the International Council for Coaching Excellence.