Getting started in coaching

Guidance for new coaches

New coaches should be familiar with the UK core standards, on the Sports Coach UK website. 

Sports Coach UK also have other useful information, including

You should also check with the governing body for your sport for any additional requirements. Find details of your governing body on the Sport Scotland website.

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.  You can also find more opportunities with our school sports programmes or Edinburgh Leisure‚Äôs junior courses and coaching.

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