Coaching Assistant (WACA19.6) - Penarth

Event Start: 20/07/2019 08:00
Event Ends: 21/07/2019 16:00

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).

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 20th and Sunday 21st July

Cost: £170 Affiliated £210 Non Affiliated 

Times: 9:00 - 17:00

Course Code: WACA19.6

Location: St Cyres, Penarth

Closing Date for registration: 21st June 2019

To Apply:

Please click on the link for online registration to this course. 

Alternatively email an application form complete and signed to

What else do you need once you have booked on your course?

To complete your license, you'll need to have a valid DBS check cleared with UK Athletics. You can check your DBS status and complete the process by logging into the Welsh Athletics Member Login, following the instructions below:

1. Click the link for the "myATHLETICS portal"

2. Insert your username (URN)

3. Once you have logged in you will see your personal details section. At the bottom of the first section shows the current status of your DBS. 

4. Click on the appropriate link to update your DBS. Follow the on-screen instructions.

5. Purchase and complete an online Safeguarding Module.

6. Upload a passport style photograph.

When UK Athletics have received an electronic copy of your DBS certificate, you have completed the online Safeguarding Module and your photograph has been uploaded, your licence will be produced and sent out.

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