First wave of finalists announced for eagerly anticipated UK Coaching Awards

UK Coaching is today (22 October) delighted to reveal the first selection of finalists for the UK Coaching Awards 2019. The prestigious showpiece event, which is to be held at The Tower Hotel London on the 5 December 2019, will…

Parental approval for the nation’s coaches

UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK, has released new research, which suggests that parental perceptions of coaching are overwhelmingly positive. Over 1000 parents of children who currently take part in coached sport and physical activity were surveyed in…

Atholl Duncan appointed as UK Coaching’s new chair

UK Coaching’s Board of Directors is delighted to announce Atholl Duncan as the organisation’s new chair effective 1 July. Atholl takes over from Gillian Wilmot, who will step down at the end of June. The Board would like to convey…

Understand mental health better with new coaching course

With 1 in 4 people in the UK experiencing a mental health problem each year, 1st4sport, Mind, Sport England and UK Coaching have collaborated to create a new online training course to help coaches and sport and physical activity providers…

Awards winners revealed on celebratory night of great coaching

The winners of the 2018 UK Coaching Awards have been revealed. The showpiece annual event, which is seen as one of the most prestigious by the coaching community, took place at The Honourable Artillery Company, London on Thursday 29 November…

Gillian Wilmot, Chair of the Board of Trustees

Having overseen a major transformation from Sports Coach UK in 2015 to UK Coaching, the Board of UK Coaching announces that Gillian Wilmot, Chair of the Board, has decided not to serve a further term as the organisation enters a…

The UK’s finest coaching moment open to a public vote

UK Coaching has officially opened a public vote for the Great Coaching Moment of the Year award category as part of its UK Coaching Awards New for 2018, the Great Coaching Moment celebrates an iconic sporting moment form the past…

Finalists announced for prestigious coaching awards

UK Coaching has today, 22 October, officially announced the finalists for the 2018 UK Coaching Awards, continuing the organisation’s celebration of great coaching, which commenced earlier this year with the UK’s first ever Coaching Week. A judging panel, consisting of…

Medical expert believes great coaching improves mental well-being

Leading medical expert, Dr Rosemary Leonard, says that the ‘great coaching’ taking place across the UK is helping to improve people’s mental well-being. Today marks World Mental Health Day, an annual campaign which aims to raise awareness of mental health…

UK Coaching’s Principles of Great Coaching announced

Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK; with a mission to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, has unveiled its principles of…