Female Coach Academy

Working in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust, HBSSPAN is the Lead county organisation for developing Leadership, Coaching & Volunteering. HBSSPAN commits to:

  • Deliver a Young Activator/Coach programme for 25 young people with a focus on the development the female coaching workforce. The delivery of this programme should support girls returning to school and should centre around providing opportunity for connection, confidence building and developing resilience. Using content provided by YST, deliver training workshops face to face or virtually and provide deployment opportunities, which upskill young female coaches and leaders to work with girls who are least active and struggling most to settle back into school life.

For the young people:

  • Develop leadership skills which support both their involvement in PE and school sport and are transferable to all other areas of life.
  • Access opportunities to progress through a clear leadership pathway, with appropriate training and deployment.
  • Develop as coaches delivering for participation as enjoyment, have an opportunity to progress along the coaching pathway. and developing resilience.
  • Using content provided by YST, deliver training workshops face to face or virtually and provide deployment opportunities, which upskill young female coaches and leaders to work with girls who are least active and struggling most to settle back into school life.