The UK Coaching Awards honour sports coaches and coaching organisations who have demonstrated outstanding success over the previous 12 months. Categories in the awards cover every aspect of coaching, from volunteers working at a local level in the community right through to full-time professional coaches working with our national teams. Sports coach UK are particularly encouraging organisations tor raise the number of nominations for women coaches that you believe are worthy of a nomination.
Hosted by sports coach UK, the showpiece event is seen as one of the most prestigious within the coaching community. Now in its 19th year, it raises the profile of coaches and the role they play in encouraging participation, performance and excellence. You can find out more about the awards via the Sports Coach UK website. The closing date for nominations is Saturday 24 September.
Please nominate and encourage others to nominate.
Engaging South Asian Communities in Cricket - Launch of ECB Consultation
The ECB have recently launched a consultation to help better engage the South Asian community. They want to hear your views on how to shape its work in this area and enable greater engagement.
BAME representation in Football
An event to boost the careers of football coaches from under-represented communities in West Yorkshire will take place in Huddersfield on Monday 24 July.
The holy month of Ramadan will start at the end of May this year, marking a period of fasting and religious focus for millions of Muslims across the globe.
Tribute to Dame Di Ellis -Trustee Sporting Equals
It is with great sadness that Sporting Equals reports that its Trustee Dame Di Ellis passed away peacefully on Thursday (18 May) following a short illness. During her life, Di was an inspiration and champion to so many, her grace and fortitude will never be matched; she will be dearly missed by all.
Launch of Government new Cycling and Walking Strategy
The government has recently published its new Cycling and Walking Strategy, which sets out how it will invest £1.2 billion to make cycling and walking 'the natural choice for shorter journeys. By publishing this strategy the government has demonstrated its commitment to getting more people cycling and walking to help create an active nation.
Code for Sports Governance
A new Code for Sports Governance sets out the levels of transparency, accountability and financial integrity that will be required from those who ask for Government and National Lottery funding from April 2017.