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UK Coaching Conference 2019: Tickets on Sale!

UK Coaching Conference 2019: Tickets on Sale!

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The UK Coaching Conference is taking over Loughborough University from 4-6 July and tickets are now on sale!

Who is the event for? 

The UK Coaching Conference brings together coaches, the coaching system and development workforce, and senior decision makers to network, learn, share and develop.

The conference has been designed so that all delegates can personalise their own learner journey. There will also be a team of conference coaches on-hand, whose job it is to help you get the most out of the event.

Why should you attend? 

You will benefit from six key outcomes guaranteed to boost your learning and which can be easily embedded into your daily practice, whatever your role in coaching:

  • How #GreatCoaching Can increase and sustain activity. 
  • How #GreatCoaching Can decrease inactivity. 
  • How #GreatCoaching Can maximise people’s potential. 
  • How #GreatCoaching Can support people to achieve positive outcomes through sport and physical activity.  
  • How sport, physical activity and #GreatCoaching Can act as an enabler for social and community development.  
  • How #GreatCoaching Can help people thrive in any sport or physical activity environment, at any stage of the pathway.

For more information about the UK Coaching Conference 2019 and to book your ticket, please click here. 

Great Sussex coaching in action 

Rye Runners are one of the clubs helping inactive people to become physically active and we took a look at what techniques and approaches they use in our video below - A Workforce for an Active Nation: Rye Runners.

Active Sussex & Coaching 

Do you have the right coaches to build the workforce needed to engage inactive people? 

As part of our primary role, and in line with our visionary Active Sussex Strategy 2018-2023, we are tasked with encouraging inactive local people to get involved in regular physical activity.

Based on our research into activity levels in the county, we have identified twenty focus wards in East Sussex where residents are most inactive. One of these wards is Rother and we have been working with Rother District Council to build the workforce needed to engage inactive people.

The first stage of this project has been to understand physical activity levels and attitudes of residents and participants, and the coaches and volunteers needed to support them to become active. You can download our report on audiences here: Rother Workforce Project Stage 1 report – Understanding Audiences.

Plans are in place to use Sport England funding to continue developing a workforce infrastructure to tackle physical inactivity in Sussex - targeting wards in Hastings, Wealden, Eastbourne and Lewes, building on from our insightful and successful workforce pilot in Rother over the past year.   

Active Sussex tools  

We have tools that can be used to build the workforce needed to engage inactive people that can be adopted by all local authorities and organisations, and Active Sussex are keen to support partners across Sussex to implement these methods.

Workforce & Insight links

For further Workforce and coaching information please contact Anthony Statham, Active Sussex's Strategic Relationship Manager and Workforce lead, E: astatham@activesussex.org/ T: 01273 644149