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Black Country Young Coach Academy


We are looking for young people that are…

  • aged 16-25 years old;
  • appropriately experienced in School Sport either through the School Games or other volunteering opportunities;
  • motivated and passionate about Volunteering and Sports Coaching
  • willing to be deployed in a Community Club

Please note the programme will consist of an overnight residential weekend from 8th – 10th February held at Kingswood Trust in Wolverhampton. Please confirm your availability for this event on your application form. Further details can be found below:

Kingswood Trust Residential Weekend

  • Will take place from Friday 8th February until 10th February
  • Members will stay overnight and be tasked with a range of social challenges including cooking.
  • The group will receive a range of training and CPD (Including Team building, CV and employability work, safeguarding and inclusive training)
  • Members will be required to bring appropriate outdoor clothing • There will be no charge for members of the academy.
  • Further information regarding the residential weekend and requirements will be shared once members of the Young Coach Academy have been confirmed.

Further information around the venue can be found at

Click here to download an application form.

Please return this form no later than 5pm on Friday 14th December 2018 to your local School Games Organiser or directly to Tim Aldred

Please note, notification of those successfully receiving a place on the Young Coach Academy will take place week before Christmas.

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