The winter programme of Coach Award Courses (UKCC2) are now available to book onto. The three courses in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee will enable those wanting to coach children and young players with the skills and knowledge to do so.
Each course consists of 3 x 8 hour modules including:
Module 1 Introduction to Coaching 1
Module 2 Introduction to Coaching 2
Module 3 Coaching Children and Young People
Module 4 Coaching Technical Skill
Module 5 Group Coaching 1
Module 6 Improving Performance
Module 7 Coaching Tactical Play
Module 8 Group Coaching 2
To complete the assesment process coaches must attend or have attended a 1st aid course and a child protection training.
The assessment for this course involves a 15 minute observed practical coaching sessions
A Multiple Choice Questionnaire (30 mins)
Submission of a coaching log book.
The 2012/13 calendar of courses is:
East National Cricket Academy. Edinburgh, EH4 3NT
Oct 10,17, 24, 31 Nov 7, 14,21,28 from 6.00-9.00pm
West All Saints Secondary School, Ryehill Road Glasgow, G21 3EN
22,29 October 5,12,19, 26 November December 3, 10 from 6.00-9.00pm
North Dundee University
January 19,20,26, 27 from 10.00-5.00
Steve Paige, Cricket Scotland’s Head of Community Development commented that “This is a great opportunity for those wanting to coach juniors to learn from the best tutors and coaches in Scotland. The only way to improve the quality of junior players in Scotland is to develop the next team of coaches, we expect these courses to fill up quickly and I'd encourage those wishing to coach to book on as soon as possible”.
To find out more about the dates of the courses please use the link to access the Cricket Scotland Shop