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.
As a valued member of the ICCE's global sports coaching community, we are pleased to invite you to attend the ICCE Global Coaches House 2018. The ICCE is partnering with Australian Institute of Sport, Griffith University and the Commonwealth Games Federation to bring you the 2018 Global Coaches House at the Commonwealth Games. It will provide a rich environment for sport coaches globally to network and learn, with a strong focus on improving your personal performance and that of your athletes and teams.
Winter is Coming! Keep warm with a great read by the fireplace! The iCK Team have created a Practical Summary of the comprehensive Coaching Children Literature Review and The iCK Pledge to provide clear and pragmatic advice to coaches on the ground.