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.
A family fun day held in memory of Leeds Beckett University academic and sports coaching expert, Professor Patrick Duffy has been hailed a success.
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 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 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.
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.
The NCDA 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. A partnership between Nippon Sport Science University and the ICCE, the programme offers a blended learning experience, including two one-week residentials at NSSU in Tokyo, alongside e-learning and on-line support to aid participants’ application of learning to practice.
The first weekend of the SCORE programme took place for mentors in Larnaca Cyprus on 30th-31st January 2016. 22 mentors attended from the UK, Germany, Finland, Croatia, Cyprus, Portugal, Lithunania and Sweden, with the objective of starting a mentoring process within the sport federations and to raise equality in the coaching workforce.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia are currently seeking to employ a National Director of Coaching. This individual will be responsible for producing world class sport coaches in Malaysia.
The Saudi Arabic Olympics Committee (SAOC) is recruiting a Head of Performance Coach Development. The role of the Head of Performance Coach Development is to implement and lead a performance coach development programme that supports existing and potential performance coaches in Saudi Arabia.