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.
ICCE has joined the Movement Environment Well (MEW) Erasums+ funded project, which will promote physical activity, contributing towards the 'European Network of Health'.
Coaching Portugal has produced a tribute video to all female coaches. This inspiring video celebrates some of the success stories to date of women in sports coaching. Watch now!
The International Council of Coaching Excellence is one of the partners for the Coaches Sport Integrity (C.S.I.) project co-ordinated by the KEA Fair Play Codes Hellas – The project kick-off meeting took place in Athens from the 26th -27th February.
New Erasmus+ project "Intercultural Education through physical activity, coaching and training” (EDU-PACT) is now live!
The International Council of Coaching Excellence is one of the partners for the EDU-PACT project, co-ordinated by the University of -Vienna which aims to improve the quality of pre-service and in-service sport education, in order to prepare PE-teachers and coaches to work with inclusive intercultural education through physical activity and sport. The project will run between January 2018 – December 2020.
We are delighted to announce that the 2018-2019 NSSU-ICCE Coach Developer Programme is now open for applications. The NSSU-ICCE Coach Developer programme represents a unique professional development opportunity for coach developers from around the world working in national coaching organisations, national and international sport federations and universities.
Blueprint Project Kicks-off, aiming to improve skills and qualifications in the Active Leisure sector
On February 6th and 7th, ICCE joined the kick-off meeting of the Blueprint project led by EuropeActive, which aims at improving the skills and qualifications in the Active Leisure sector – a sector which, broadly speaking, includes fitness and outdoor activities.