Coaching Assistant (WACA18.4)

Course - Coaching Assistant

Brief Course Outline

Role  A Coaching Assistant will be insured to take a coaching role working under the supervision of a Coach (Athletics Coach or an existing UKA Level 2 coach or higher), working from a UKA task card or organising a session based on a plan written by the supervising Coach.

Course Overview The course outlines the roles and responsibilities of the Coaching Assistant, how it differs from the Leader and Athletics Coach courses and its position within the Coach Development Pathway.  The basics of movement (biomechanics) will be taught and an introduction to the athletics events will be covered. Identifying the principles that underpin and improve performance as well as applying an athlete centred approach to delivery are among the many areas covered during the weekend.

Duration: 2 day course (usually Saturday and Sunday)

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Date: Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August

Cost: £170 Affiliated £210 Non Affiliated 

Times: 9:00 - 17:00

Course Code: WACA18.4

Location: Swansea University Track

Closing Date for registration: Friday 27th July

To Apply: 

Please follow this link for online registration for Coaching Assistant course and log in to register (if you do not know your password please reset).

Alternatively email an application form complete and signed to (to receive a coach license card you must upload a passport photo to myathletics portal)

More questions?  To find out anything else about this course please contact

Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

  • WAG
  • SCW
  • UKA