Minimum Standards for Active Coaches- Core Guidance for Coaches

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This document outlines the core standards that you need to know and meet as a coach. They include recommendations across the following five areas:

  • minimum age
  • appropriate qualifications
  • appropriate insurance cover
  • safeguarding children and vulnerable groups
  • policies and procedures.

Why are These Important?

As an active coach, it is important for you to meet the core standards.

Here are just a few reasons why:

  • to ensure you have the right level of qualification, knowledge and skills for your coaching role
  • to safeguard you and the participants you coach
  • to ensure you have the right level of insurance
  • to improve the coaching opportunities you can access.


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