Get started in coaching
New coaches should be familiar with the UK core standards on the Sports Coach UK website.
Sports Coach UK have other useful information, including
- a resource bank of videos, guides, blogs and answers for coaches.
- an overview of qualifications and training to help you decide which courses you need to take.
You should check with the governing body for your sport for extra requirements. Find your governing body on Sport Scotland.
If you coach in Edinburgh, you can join Coaching Edinburgh to keep up to date with coaching opportunites. You will receive discounts on coaching workshops and a monthly newsletter. We will email you a discount code after you have applied.
Find a coaching opportunity
There are many ways to get involved in coaching through events, workshops or supporting a coaching session.
To start volunteering, find a local sports club on the Club Sport Edinburgh website.