Develop generic and technical knowledge of coaches.
Share coaching resources amongst clubs within the network.
Establish localised coach development learning programmes.
Develop standardised support from clubs to athletes.
Provide delivery opportunities in schools and link to club activity.
Strengthen club structure across the network area.
Network Criteria: Coaching, Club Structures, Club Sharing, Sustain, Excel
A localised version of the England Athletics coach development programme and Flying Coach visits aimed at level 1 coaches. It is hoped that this activity will link into England Athletics Flying Coach visits for more experienced coaches.
Network Criteria: Underpinning all network criteria
To provide essential financial and administrative support to the network ensuring that:
– The plan is appropriately shared with the network.
– All minutes are correctly recorded and minuted.
– Correspondence is professionally issued and responded to.
– Receipts and payments are correctly authorised and made/ received and appropriately recorded.
SPORTS SCIENCE UNIVERSITY
Network Criteria: Coaching, Club Sharing, Sustain, Excel
The University of Bedfordshire is a Key Network partner with key campus sites in Bedford and Luton where two of the major network clubs reside. They have a Sports Science facility that the Network would like to utilise.
Network Criteria: Club Structures, Club Sharing, Grow
The production of a standardised core induction process and welcome pack for new members of clubs within the Network.
COMMUNITY SPORTS COACH
Network Criteria : Coaching, Club Structures, Club Sharing
Development of Athletics locally
– Coach Development
– Star Track
– Gifted and Talented