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Sports coaching

Sport at every level depends on well trained coaches, officials and volunteers. We can help if you want to start a coaching career or improve your coaching.

Coach Connect workshops

Club or local authority coaches who are keen to develop further can take part in Coach Connect programme delivered by sportscotland.

The programme is open to anyone who's qualified to UKCC level 2 (and equivalent qualifications) or working towards this with a minimum of 2 years' experience leading the delivery of sessions.

Safeguarding and protecting children

These workshops are suitable for coaches and volunteers who may come into contact with children:

TopicDate, Time and VenueCost
Safeguarding and Protecting Children (SPC) 1

Wednesday 31 May - 6pm to 9pm - Annan Town Hall
Wednesday 7 June - 6pm to 9pm - Castle Douglas Town Hall
Wednesday 21 June - 6pm to 9pm - Ryan Leisure Centre, Stranraer
Wednesday 23 August - 6pm to 9pm - Ryan Leisure Centre, Stranraer
Thursday 21 September - 6pm to 9pm - Merrick Leisure Centre, Newton Stewart
Tuesday 10 October - 6pm to 9pm - Annan Town Hall
Tuesday 7 November - 6pm to 9pm - Dumfries Ice Bowl

£25
Safeguarding and Protecting Children (SPC) 2

Tuesday 20 June - 6pm to 9pm - Dumfries Ice Bowl

£25
In Safe Hands

Monday 9 October - 6pm to 9pm - Ryan Leisure Centre, Stranraer

£35

Emergency first aid

Date and TimeVenueCost
Saturday 27 May - 9.30am to 4.30pmDavid Keswick Athletic Centre/Dumfries High School£60

Contact details

Email coaching@dumgal.gov.uk to register your interest in attending a workshop/course.

We can also provide further information on local support for coaches.

Page last updated: 28/04/17