If you are unsure of the area in which you would like to develop your coaching, then why not join the Scottish Rowing Coaching Framework. With your Scottish Rowing membership, you can access Brightspace, our virtual learning environment, where you can find an introduction to the coaching framework. New eLearning courses which will be made available in the future. When a coach joins the coaching framework, a mentorship between a coach and a coach developer can be arranged. A coach developer can help you profile your coaching strengths and weaknesses and provide support to develop your coaching in the area you would like to develop. For information on how to access this, please contact Iain Rice, Workforce Development Manager – email@example.com
The sportscotland website has information regarding general sporting CPD which coaches may find a useful supplement to their own education. There are links to virtual learning courses on topics such as working with female athletes, coaching, talent, Skills acquisition and more, which can be found here. There is further information about the Coaching Framework and CPD workshops that maybe available on request, such as physical literacy, psychology and more, which can be found here.
Scottish Rowing members can access free e-learning modules such as risk assessment and capsize and recovery via British Rowing’s RowHow site. For information on how to access this, please contact Iain Rice, Workforce Development Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org
Safeguarding in Sport workshops are essential for all coaches to ensure you are aware of current legislation and are operating within your duty of care.
In Scotland Children 1st and sportscotland have developed two child wellbeing and protection training courses. Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport (CWPS) and Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport Officer (CWPO) workshops. For more information and reading visit the sportscotland website and follow the following link to find a virtual classroom.
UK Coaching contains hundreds of free to access, or subscription-based resources to access on their platform. Find the link to their website here.
All coaches should hold valid first aid certification. Your local authority should hold regular first aid training, and should you require more information on how to access this, please contact Iain Rice, Workforce Development Manager – email@example.com