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Coaching Plan for England

In 2016 Sport England released the Coaching Plan for England.

Following an extended period of consultation and research to pinpoint a series of guiding principles, commitments and actions, the new Coaching Plan for England aims to cultivate a community of coaches that inspire and motivate an active nation.

Download Coaching in an Active Nation: The Coaching Plan for England

The coaching plan for England looks at:

  • How the coaching family is changing and the dual impact and benefits of the coaching experience
  • Coaching and behaviour change – how we help people get active and stay active, engage inactive people and encourage a regular habit
  • The current state of play, the diversity of the coaching community and the barriers to success
  • The road ahead and tactics to employ so that everybody can benefit from the wide-reaching benefits of coaching.

The plan is a call to action for everyone in the coaching community in England to modernise how we think and talk about coaching – and a quest to find new ways to improve the quality of coaching for everybody.

Whether you are thinking about becoming a coach, new to coaching or have been coaching in a voluntary or paid capacity for some time – these pages are designed to provide you with useful information.

Make sure you register and complete your coaching profile to stay in the loop with everything coaching related in Somerset. You'll have access to news, resources, opportunities and much more. If you're a female coach then make sure you sign up to Reach, a national campaign to support women in coaching.

Please note that SASP are no longer running the Coach Bursary Scheme.

Laura Carter

Laura Carter

Sports Development Officer (Coaching and Volunteering)

01823 653990

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Disability Confident
    Somerset Business Award Finalist 2019
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    Somerset CCG
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
  • Channel Adventure
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK