Coach Education in South West Scotland

South West Coaching, www.southwestcoaching.org, is a new site which covers coach education opportunities in the South est Of Sctland.

“Sport Scotland is working with partners to establish six regional sporting partnerships across the country. This regional way of working is designed to link national programmes with local delivery, and provides a platform for partners (local authorities, governing bodies of sport and other organisations) to work together to achieve more than they could individually.

This application has been developed in a partnership approach between Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, and North Ayrshire Councils/KA Leisure and other organisations in order to provide an overview of coach education opportunities within the region.”

2011/12 Coach Development

The winter programme of Coach Award Courses (UKCC2) are now available to book onto. The three courses in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth will enable those wanting to coach children and young players with the skills and knowledge to do so.

Full details are on the Cricket Scotland website.

In particular the course in the West is in Glasgow.

Venue- St Thomas Aquinas RC Secondary School 112 Mitre Road Glasgow G14 9PP

Dates Activity Times

Saturday 12 November 2011 Modules 1 & 2 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 13 November 2011 Modules 3 & 4 10.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday 26 November 2011 Modules 5 & 6 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 27 November 2011 Modules 7 & 8 10.00am – 5.00pm

Closing Date for Applications – Friday 28 October 2011

Bookings can be made through the Cricket Scotland shop here.

New West Community Development Manager

Cricket Scotland is pleased to announce the recruitment of its new Community Development Manager to continue the development of the sport of cricket in the west of the country. The new manager is in post from 1 September and will help build on the existing work in the field.

Tim Hart (left) will take up the role of West Community Development Manager, and has a good knowledge of cricket in the region through experience gained as Administrator at both Western Cricket Academy and west Regional Development Centre. He is also a member of the Scottish Sports Council along with being a qualified international hockey umpire.

Contactable on 07825-172346, or timhart@cricketscotland.com

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