The ICCE, its continental group European Coaching Council, and Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA) hosted a very successful 2nd European Meeting of Coaches Associations and Coaching Organisations in Greece on 23-24 May 2016, after the 1st European Meeting in Cologne, Germany in April 2014. This meeting was a further opportunity to shape up the representation of sport coaches and sport coaching on a European level.
The meeting was attended by representatives from sports in 20 European countries, with long experience in the field, who shared best practice; showcased and discussed the cooperation between national and continental associations of coaches and coaching organisations, their cooperation with national and international/European governing bodies. There was also good discussion around issues related to the coaching professions and debate on future representation at the European level.
The SPEACH project team were well-represented at the event through project partners NOC*NSF, ICCE and ENSE who presented the project and its aims. In addition, the project was discussed during the meeting of the Executive Board of the ICCE.