If you're coaching with us or have some hockey playing experience and wish to start coaching at HHC then this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for.
Haslemere HC is running a L1 Coaching Assistant course on Sunday 21st, 28th April, & 5th May - right on our doorstep!
The L1 Coaching Course is an ideal opportunity to gain the Assistant Coach qualification and recognition that goes with this award. Coaches who attended this course certainly valued the experience and interaction with other candidates.
UKCC Level 1 Coaching Assistant Award
UKCC Level 1 is suitable for those with some experience of playing hockey and perhaps with practice in helping in a coaching or teaching environment. The course length is a minimum of 17 hours contact time and is run over a minimum of three separate occasions. A formal (summative) assessment is included within the course and the candidate will be informed after assessment if they have been awarded the qualification. All candidates are now required to take the EHB online Hockey Safeguarding course prior to the UKCC Level 1 course. UKCC Level 1 candidates that have done any of the following workshops within the last three years and can evidence it as part of the assessment process will be accepted:
SportsCoach UK - Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport
(or the equivalent from the FA, British Gymnastics or RFU)
The candidate can expect the tutor to introduce:
Principles of play
Use of small-sided games
The rules of the game
Underpinning theory knowledge
Skills to create a safe, enjoyable and effective environment
Candidates are advised to gain an Emergency 1st Aid certificate and attend a scUK Good Practice and Child Protection Course or equivalent as soon as possible following the course.
If you are interested please let me know asap as places are now booking. If you wish to commit to coaching at the Club next season the Club will fund your place on this course and recommended health & safeguard courses.