Introduction to Sports Coaching

If you’re interested in sports coaching, this course provides the perfect introduction. From the benefits of sport and physical activity to what’s needed to become a coach, this course is open for anyone who wishes to work in sport. Whether you’re looking for a career change, or have children and wish to volunteer as a coach.

From identifying what makes a good sports coach through to what type of coach you’d like to be, this is a fun dynamic course.


Course Structure

This is a 5 week online course delivered through Google classroom. Teaching will take place through slides, worksheets and knowledge tests.

During the course we’ll cover:

Unit 1 – What is a sports coach?
Unit 2 – Why is sports coaching important?
Unit 3 – How can you ensure your coaching is safe?
Unit 4 – What kind of coach are you?
Unit 5 – What can you do next?



Your tutor will assess your learning through online worksheets and knowledge tests.