Calderdale Athletics Network
|Network Name||Calderdale Athletics Network|
|Start Date||June 2009|
|Athletics clubs and Running Clubs in Network||
|Network Chair/ Contact||
Chair - Graeme Woodward: firstname.lastname@example.org
CCSO - Nick Settle email@example.com
Coach development has been a success, through formal courses, conferences, hosting representative squads, workshops and inter club mentoring. More coaches are now operating both within and between clubs through shared sessions.
Regular shared sessions now operate across the area which attract talented athletes to form the basis of a developing squad system. Talent development has also taken great strides with more clubs taking a more holistic view of athlete development and more athletes taking advantage of expertise and opportunities within the Network.
Contact with schools and students has increased beyond the targets set in the Y1 plan. Plans are developing to deliver the Midnight League and Leadership Academy initiatives but with implementation dates later due to the delivery partnerships with Calderdale MBC and The Sport College Partnerships. Athletes from outside the Network are increasingly attending sessions, attracted by the expertise and facilities available.
Individual coaches have been supported by one to one mentoring and by financing attendance at specific courses , these are delivering Network workshops as payment in kind. The Network has hosted squad sessions where local coaches and athletes observed and took part, these have been very well received.
Discussion is proceeding between the Calderdale, Bradford and Calderdale networks through the West Yorkshire Management Group about how the Calderdale Network can deliver these activities in Y2 with a regional focus
|Year 2 Aims||
The impact of Y2 funding will be to :