Through Kingsbury School Sports Partnership CIC and Youth Sport Trust, girls across Birmingham have been given the fantastic opportunity of being selected to take part in Youth Sport Trust’s Girls Coach Academy.

Please read below for full details…


Your role as a Coach Academy Participant

Attendance & Effort: Participants wishing to sign up to the Coach Academy must make sure they attend each workshop and that they give 100% effort.

Coaching Programme: With the support from Kingsbury SSP, Youth Sport Trust and the school’s P.E department, participants from each school will be tasked with planning, delivering and evaluating an 8-10 week Coaching Programme to engage the least active girls in their school. This will be typically delivered after-school/during lunchtime and delivered alongside their peers and a member of school staff.

Inspiration & Encouragement: Two qualities which are vital for any sports coach! Participants will be expected develop a good relationship with the group they’ll be delivering to; offering a sense of belonging and developing their confidence.


Outcomes & Opportunities

Support Network: P.E staff will be supporting participants target and identify the less-active girls in your school and spread the word in your school about the Coaching Programme. Youth Sport Trust & Kingsbury SSP will provide participants with the knowledge and resources to ensure you’re best prepared and ready to deliver a Coaching Programme. Most importantly, participants will have the support of each other! They will be working as part of team – possibly with their friends.

Girls Active Coaches Camp:  Impressive and committed participants will be selected to attend the camp on 5th to 7th April 2019 at Loughborough University – one of the top Universities for Sport in the world. 150 girls across the UK will be there and challenged across the weekend to develop coaching skills to the next level. Here, participants will receive support from subject experts; national governing bodies and hear from influencers across the world of women’s sport. Last year, the camp was visited by Judy Murray (Professional Tennis Coach).

Your Future: This is fantastic opportunity girls across Birmingham to obtain great experience in coaching and teaching – something which will help them the future when applying for college, university and employment opportunities. If sport is not for you, all the skills you will learn at Coach Academy are transferable to most employability pathways.

Those interested in taking part in the Coach Academy, click you can download the Coach Academy Application Form.

For more information, you can also download the COACH ACADEMY FLYER. 


Please return application forms by Friday 8th February 2019 to Andrew Hopcroft (School Sport & Workforce Officer) via email: or by post: Andrew Hopcroft, Kingsbury SSP CIC, Erdington Academy, Erdington, Birmingham, B24 8RE.

For more information or any queries please contact Andrew Hopcroft (School Sport & Workforce Officer) via 0121 373 1080 ext. 202, 07394 857214 or the email above.