England Athletics News


Young Coach Applications for National Talent Camp now open!

England Athletics is inviting young coaches to apply to be part of the National Talent Camp, which will be held at Loughborough University from 19th-22nd December 2014. The Camp, organised by the Youth Sport Trust, builds on the success of the National Young Coaches Academy and offers a unique opportunity for young coaches to work alongside other promising and aspiring young coaches, officials and athletes.

European Speed Conference: bookings open

Bookings are now open for the 2014 European Speed Conference, which will take place on 8th and 9th November at The Belfry in Birmingham. Hosted by British Athletics and England Athletics, the conference forms part of the European Athletics Coaching Summit Series and this year brings together some of the world's leading coaches and sports scientists to explore key themes important to the development of speed athletes.

Unleashing the potential of young people

Athletics was an integral part of The Games, an event organised by the Saints Foundation aimed at unleashing the potential of young people aged 12-17 in Southampton. Clubs in the area offered a wide ranging programme throughout the day ranging from a boxing exhibition, volleyball, tennis, table tennis, street golf, hockey and girls' football.

Latest coaching resources at uCoach.com

uCoach is the online resource for athletics coaches in the UK - a one-stop shop for coaches to access information about coach development, coaching qualifications, events, news and coaching resources. Updates from 26th August to 1st September are listed.

Record entries and great atmosphere at SW inter Counties

The England Athletics SW Championships and Inter Counties 2014 was held on 17th August at the newly refurbished Exeter Arena. This flagship athletics competition featured athletes from seven south west counties of Avon, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire as well as guest athletes from the Channel Islands and Wales.

Sporting Equals seeking Board Trustees

Sporting Equals need influential individuals with a corporate, government or sporting background, strong networks and, ideally, experience of fundraising and/or PR to act as Trustee. They are particularly keen to recruit Trustees who have skills/experience in financial and legal matters.