Coaching Opportunities & Bursary Scheme

Coaching Opportunities

  • If you are aged between 16 to 19 and in full time education in North East Lincolnshire, you could become one of our new volunteer coaches!
  • Becoming a volunteer coach in this way may be your first step towards becoming a sports coach.
  • There are a limited number of coaching bursaries which will help you to do this by providing you with £150 towards the cost of your first Level 1 Coaching qualification.

How can I be selected for a Coaching Bursary ?

  • Show a passion for Sport/Physical Activity.
  • Contact us to volunteer at events such as Primary School Multi Skills Festivals and Competitions.
  • Be punctual and reliable  

Level 1 Qualifications:

  • If you are selected to receive a coaching bursary, you can choose which Level 1 course you would like to spend your £150 on.
  • You could choose any sport: Basketball, Football, Rugby, Athletics, Gymnastics...
  • The SSP will support you to find a suitable course.

What would I need to do in return?

Those on the programme will:

  • Be expected to complete at least one Level 1 coaching course
  • Commit to a minimum of 15 hours voluntary coaching time on behalf of the school / college / SSP outside of normal curriculum hours e.g. lunchtime and after school.
  • Contribute towards the cost of the above courses if you do not fulfil the minimum coaching hours
  • Have fulfilled all child protection requirements e.g. Enhanced CRB clearance.
  • Behave at all times in a professional and suitable manner as an ambassador of the SSP

Further Benefits:

Once you have completed the Recruit Into Coaching programme you will be well on your way to becoming a professional coach:

  • You will have your first Level 1 qualification
  • You will be eligible to go on to a Level 2 qualification
  • You will have gained work experience
  • You could apply for paid coaching work



Craig Dobbs

Craig Dobbs
Development Manager

Telephone: 01472 871811
Email: [email protected]

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