About Us

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Be part of the sports coach UK network and let us coach you

What do we provide? Coaching information? Learning resources?

These are part of what we do. But think bigger. Much bigger. We exist to transform lives through coaching.

We're the UK's technical agency for coaching, established as the National Coaching Foundation more than 30 years ago to 'promote for the public benefit the education of sports coaches, youth and community sports leaders, physical education teachers and other people engaged in the teaching and encouragement of sporting skills in the fields of physiology, biomechanics, psychology, sociology, philosophy and other sports-related subjects'.

If all that sounds rather formal, just browse our website to see how we put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport.

We don't mind whether you call yourself an activator, coach, facilitator, instructor, leader, teacher or trainer.

Whatever the badge you wear, you'll still be using some of the same core skills of coaching and we have lots to offer. 

We hope you find what you need. If not, please contact us.

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What We Do

We are the national agency for coaching, focused on recruiting, retaining and developing coaches.

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Our Impact

Why do we put so much effort into coaching? Because good coaches can transform lives and make a real difference to society.

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Meet the Team

We are a team of dedicated people passionate about coaching in the UK.

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Our Commitment to Equality and Wellbeing

sports coach UK recognises the value that a diverse workforce can bring to our organisation and strives to reflect this among our employees, Board Directors, members and tutors.

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Who We Work With

Five home country sports councils, 46 national governing bodies of sport and 44 county sports partnerships.

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