The 10th ICCE Global Coach Conference was hosted between 23-25 August 2015 in Finland by Vierumäki, the Sport Institute of Finland, in co-operation with the Finnish Olympic Committee and the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.
Sergio Lara Bercial last week shared progress on the International Sport Coaching Framework at the SHAPE America 18th Annual National Coaching Conference. The focus of his presentation was to briefly review the main values and principles behind the development of the International Sport Coaching Framework as well as its main components.
Leeds Beckett University currently serves as an international hub for the ICCE and hosts its Global Coaches Office. The ICCE and Leeds Beckett University partnership has initiated a number of projects, including work examining coaching networks and learning across the EU and beyond. Work has taken place in Finland, Germany and Poland and has led to some pioneering coaching systems development work. The team is also working in the USA, China, the Philippines, and Japan among others. Click on this story to read more.
The SCORE project group met in Brussels in May 2015. The meeting focused on agreeing the content of the SCORE toolkit 'Awareness Pack', and a draft Education for Mentors programme.
The NSSU Coach Developer Academy is a partnership between ICCE and Nippon Sport Science University in Tokyo. The program helps participants develop leadership skills in facilitation, coach assessment, mentoring and program design, and graduates are certified as an NSSU-ICCE Coach Developer. Please click on this news story to read more about how to get involved.
Due to significant growth in both student recruitment and research activity, Leeds Beckett University are investing in their academic leadership, and as a result are recruiting Professors in Sport Coaching. The university are also recruiting a Research Officer, and three Senior Lecturers in the field of sport coaching.
The Strengthening Coaching with the Objective to Raise Equality (SCORE) project, led by ENGSO, had its kick-off meeting in Stockholm on 16-17 February 2015. The project promotes equal opportunities, namely gender equality in coaching, and focuses on increasing the number of employed and volunteer female coaches at all levels of sport as well as enhancing knowledge on gender equality in coach education.
Led by renowned coaching education expert Dr. Wade Gilbert, Human Kinetics Coach Education and The Coaches Insider are proud to bring the coaching community a three-part series of leadership-focused webinars designed to help coaches understand what motivates them as coaches, how to draw the best out of their athletes, and how to build team cohesion.
The first ISCJ issue of 2015 represents an outstanding collection of original research, best practice, coaching insights, and book reviews from leading coaching educators from around the globe.
The ICCE is involved in a new project funded by the European Commission's Lifelong Learning Programme. This project is aimed at national governing bodies, sports clubs and training institutions in charge of coaches, referees, managers and sport specific language teachers.