Coaching News


Exciting Officials mentoring pilot project launching in the East!

Expressions of interest are now open for a new and exciting officials' mentoring project, which initially, will be piloted in the East Region. The mentoring project is aimed at officials who have recently attended a course and would like support around developing their confidence / skills in officiating as well as current officials who would like some additional support to progress through the officiating pathway.

Birmingham ready for English Schools' action

The New Balance English Schools' AA Track and Field Championships 2018 will take place this Friday and Saturday 13-14th July at Alexander Stadium, Birmingham. Great Britain N.I. topped the medal table at the recent European U18 Championships Hungary underlining the wealth of talent emerging from the schools system in recent years. Many of those medallists are due to compete in Birmingham, which provides another chance to see future stars earn their stripes on a national level.

Join the 4x1, for Everyone Relay

Calling all running enthusiasts, local running groups and clubs to sign up to our fun, friendly 4x1 mile team relay competition. Starting and finishing in the Manchester Regional Arena prior to the start of the England Athletics Senior Track and Field Championships and taking in a mile loop around the Etihad Campus, the event is open to teams of four.

Manchester Combined Events HCI selections - expression of interest

England Athletics will be contesting a Combined Events Home Countries International in Manchester on 4-5 August against teams from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. England Athletics aim to field the best possible team. Athletes and coaches are reminded that they need to register their interest prior to selection which will take place on Monday 15 July.

New welfare and wellbeing resources launched to support clubs

All clubs want to provide a safe and secure environment for their members. To support them in doing this, new resources have been developed by UKA Welfare Team in partnership with EduCare Ltd to help volunteers and staff develop their skills and awareness in the areas of Mental Wellbeing in Sport Physical Activity and Preventing Bullying in Sport.

Technical Officials unite this weekend to celebrate colleague's victory over cancer

This Athletics World Cup weekend, in aid of Cancer Research, in appreciation of successfully halting the progression of Terminal stage 4 cancer and the huge support he has received from officials and other members of the athletics family, Paul Rutter will be walking through the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with a number of his fellow officials, many of whom will be officiating or spectating at the event. Come and support him on Sunday (1pm start) or make a donation to Cancer Research!

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

Away from the European U18 Championships in Hungary, the Lausanne Diamond League, the Eltham BMC GP and the Bob Graham Round, other highlights included results from BAL action in Bedford, the Great North 10k, French Championships, plus track and field in Germany and Japan.