National Young Coaches Academy applications invited
England Basketball is looking to support the next generation of Young Coaches. On offer are 20 places for the most promising young coaches at the National Young Coaches Academy being held in conjunction with the Youth Sport Trust.
England Basketball was pleased to be involved in the inaugural National Young Coaches Academy in February 2012 and have been invited to select the 20 most promising young coaches to attend the academy in 2013.
What is the National Young Coaches Academy?
The National Young Coaches Academy is a professional development experience and therefore centres on guided learning through some action-packed, fun sessions. On some occasions these sessions will take you out of your comfort zone and challenge you but in a safe and supported environment. Over the course of the weekend, you will have the opportunity to learn from each other and from coaches who have achieved great things in sport.
If you think you have got what it takes, you need to be able to fulfil the following criteria. Young coaches must -
Be aged between 16 and 18
Have completed their Level 1 Basketball Coaching Award
Be actively coaching within a club
Have a Coach in their club willing to support them (minimum of a Level 2 coach)
Please note: If successful, Young Coaches must be available over Friday 4th January to Sunday 6th January 2013 to attend the academy.
Please download and complete the application
. Deadline for applications is Friday 14th September 2012.