09 July 2008

UK Centre for Coaching Excellence will be open

UK Centre for Coaching Excellence to open at Leeds Metropolitan University@UK Sport

The Centre will be the first of its kind in the United Kingdom and will benefit up-and-coming coaches in a wide range of sports to help them reach the top and help drive a legacy of sporting success for British athletes.

The Centre will focus on four areas of development:
* High Performance: for coaches of athletes capable of achieving success at international level
* Performer Development: for coaches that will focus on talent identification and development of young athletes
* Participation: for coaches working in community sport, helping to increase sport participation
* Children’s coaches: for coaches that will work specifically with young people at each stage of their early development in sport.

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