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.

LJMU is chosen to host ICCE Global Coach Conference 2017

Liverpool has been recognised for its rich sporting and cultural history by securing the chance to host the International Council for Coaching Excellence Global Coach Conference in 2017.

Leeds Beckett University Recruits Senior Lecturers in Sport Coaching

Leeds Beckett University are investing in their academic provision and seeking to appoint three Senior Lecturers in Sport Coaching to join their team of experienced academic staff. They are looking for inspiring and enthusiastic academics to make a key contribution to their academic provision through teaching, research and enterprise.

Project CoachLearn Report #1 published: Education frameworks in Europe

Project CoachLearn has now published its first report analysing the state of affairs of coach education in the EU from a look at the existing generic and sport specific education frameworks.

SPEACH Needs Analysis Completed!

The main goal of the Sport Physical Education And Coaching in Health (SPEACH) Project, of which ICCE is a partner, is to increase awareness and behavioural change in sport professionals and European citizens towards an active and healthy lifestyle. The overall objective of the SPEACH project needs analysis was to gather input on the needs and wishes of selected target groups within the field of physical education (PE) and Sport Coaching.

Coaching Council

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