England Athletics News


Eating Disorders Awareness Week

From 27 February through to 5 March B-eat (the UK's eating disorder charity) will be working to raise awareness of these serious mental illnesses. The theme this year focuses on the vital role GPs play in getting people into treatment as quickly as possible.

Celebrating International Women's Day

Will you #BeBoldForChange on International Women's Day 2017 and beyond by taking ground breaking action that truly drives the greatest change for women by joining some of the celebration events organised by England Athletics?

Women in Coaching - Charlotte Fisher

Charlotte Fisher has used athletics to vehicle her career to be a successful head coach at Taunton AC and National Coach Mentor with England Athletics. She has given us an insight into her journey as an athlete and coach.

Drills and Q&A session with Jenny Meadows

World and European championships medallist and British Indoor record holder Jenny Meadows will be delivering a session part of the work of England Athletics' National Coach Development Programme (Youth).

Make sure you get the latest news for coaches and leaders

Whatever event you coach, at whatever level, make sure you get our monthly ebulletin for Coaches and Leaders with information on the latest news and opportunities available. Our next coaching ebulletin goes out on Monday 16 January.

Getting into coaching - first hand experiences

The Coaching Assistant course sees a wide range of people getting their first coaching qualification as well as building skills and confidence that they can then bring to coaching athletes. It is also a course many clubs make the most of in building their coaching capacity. We went along to one Coaching Assistant course to see what goes on, meet the attendees and find out more about why they wanted to do the course and what they got from it.