County Leadership Opportunities

We are pleased to announce the launch of the application process for the 2015-16 County Young Coach Academy across Milton Keynes and Bucks and we would like to invite you to apply to be part of this Academy.

The aim of the County Young Coach Academy (CYCA) is to identify, support and develop our coaches of the future by offering a programme of training, personal development and mentoring support delivered by experienced coaches.

The Academy will provide a pathway from school/ college leadership and volunteering programmes into coaching and possibly a career in sport by bridging the gap between school and community systems and signposting you to further opportunities.

The Academy is aimed at young people that want to develop as coaches, gain coaching qualifications or training and are committed to actively coaching within a school and/or community setting. Sessions will take place throughout the year and will be held in the evening/ weekends. A wide range of topics will be covered and may include the following; training needs analysis, high quality coaching, FUNdamentals of movement, strength and conditioning, first aid and diet & nutrition.

Any young person aged 15+ who would be interested in joining should complete an application form and return it to Nina Sweetland at the address below .

To download an application form please click here

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Nina Sweetland  07961074592

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    "Organisation was excellent, great atmosphere and the links to clubs on the back of the certificates was fabulous."

    Portfields, PE Team

  • Thank you for inviting me to this wonderful event.

    "All the sports were brilliant and I had a wonderful time... Another thing I liked was being able to meet and talk with people who had other disabilities. I hope to see you next year."

    Tilly, Loughton School

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    "Fantastic tutor. Very practical, informative and easy to follow. Would like to attend further courses."

    Karen Kelly, Slated Row

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    "Great ideas of how to structure lessons and build on simple ideas. Really fun and exciting. Brilliant."

    Vicky Smith, Haydon Abbey School

  • A lot more confident!

    "I am now a lot more confident and knowledgeable with regard to using gymnastics equipment in a lesson and structuring the session appropriately."

    John Reynolds, Coach

  • Outstanding!

    "The CPD courses have helped give me confidence and knowledge to deliver high quality PE lessons throughout the school... this has given me the platform to strive towards 'Outstanding' lessons on a regular basis."

    Joel Oakley, New Bradwell