Coaching

Introduction

BUGs Netball Club is always on the look out for those who have the potential to be a coach. At present, Sandy Thorn,  Sammi Parratt and Sam Achibald are all level 2 coach whilst Emma Lucas, Isabella Dryden, Maddy Turner are all Level 1 coaches with many registering for future courses. Many players have shown the potential to take these coaching qualifications.

The club is trying to work towards setting up a satellite club at one of our local schools.

The following info gives some guidance on what is needed to achieve this;

UKCC Level 1 Coaching Qualification

The role of the Level 1 coach is to ‘assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision.’

Eligibility: No minimum playing or coaching experience required; Minimum age of participants is 16 years old.

By successfully completing a Level 1 coaching qualification, as part of a UKCC endorsed coach education programme, coaches will be able to:

Prepare for the delivery of coaching activities
To do this, coaches must be able to:

  • Prepare for activities, taking into account participants’ needs and motives
  • Establish a safe working environment

Deliver prepared activities of the coaching sessions
To do this, coaches must be able to:

  • Establish working relationships with participants and others
  • Prepare the participants for the coaching activities
  • Support participants behaviour
  • Deliver prepared activities
  • Conclude the activities

Evaluate the effectiveness of coaching activities
To do this, coaches must be able to:

  • Review the activities
  • Contribute to the evaluation of participants
  • Continuously develop personal practice

UKCC Level 2 Coaching Qualification

England Netball is delighted to announce the launch of the Netballs new Level 2 Coaching Qualifications. These new qualifications will set the standards to help England Netball ensure they are delivering the best available, player centred coaching possible.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates are required to be at least 18 years of age
  • Been an active coach in Netball for a minimum of 2 years
  • Have attended (prior to completion of the course) a recognised Child protection/Duty of care training course
  • Have attended (prior to completion of the course) a recognised Emergency 1st Aid course

By successfully completing a Level 2 coaching qualification, as part of a UKCC endorsed coach education programme, coaches will be able to:

Plan a series of coaching sessions
To do this, coaches must be able to:

  • Review participants needs
  • Produce plans for a series of sessions that support participants development
  • Plan for an evaluation of the series of sessions

Prepare the coaching environment for the delivery of coaching sessions
To do this, coaches must be able to:

  • Establish a safe coaching environment
  • Prepare participants for the series of coaching sessions
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with participants and others
  • Deliver coaching sessions
  • Develop participants performance
  • Conclude sessions
  • Evaluate participants performance and the
  • Be coaching and training the same team in a club/team environment with regular training sessions and have competitive matches on a regular basis
  • Experience of coaching the same group of players for a full Netball season within the past 3 years
  • Experience of coaching a variety of players at more than one element of the performance pathway and at a variety of age groups
  • Desirable to be IT literate and have access to the web

Deliver a series of coaching sessions to develop participants performance
To do this, coaches must be able to:

Monitor and evaluate coaching sessions and personal practice
To do this, coaches must be able to:

UKCC Level 3 Coaching Qualification

The role of the Level 3 is to plan, implement, analyse and revise annual coaching programmes.

Eligibility: The programme does require a level of experience and this is deemed as follows:

Coaching Talented Performers

This course is designed to allow qualified coaches (Level 2 or above) to identify/scout talented players effectively, ensuring that players can realise their potential.

Eligibility:

  • All level 2 coaches and above
  • All level 2 coaches involved in the Active Sports Programme need to attend
  • Any coaches wishing to scout for the Active Surrey Programme needs to attend and CTYP module. This is for educational purposes only – no assessment
  • All participants must be affiliated to the AENA

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