Become a coach helper and assist in the training of aspiring local athletes
Sports coaching volunteers needed for Reading Athletic Club
Could you help a qualified athletics coach with our training sessions for athletes age 10 to seniors?
Volunteers would help with a group of approximately 12 athletes. Events coached range from:
- Sprints, hurdles, middle-long distance running
- throwing events (shot, discus, hammer and javelin)
- jumps (high jump, long jump, pole vault).
Tasks are varied and would include, setting up equipment, supervising athletes, timing events, measuring etc.
Coach helpers can go on to take coaching courses with a view to becoming a qualified coach.
Location address line 1
Palmer Park Stadium
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Training takes place between 6-9pm
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a regular scheduleLikes team workKeen learnerGood sense of humourSociablePatientSupportiveEnjoys working outsidePhysically fit
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Initial introduction to the club and role requirements. Possibility of further training leading to coaching qualifications.
Description of support
Always working with a qualified coach
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
22 January 2016