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Roles and responsibilities

Sports coaches are vital to the success of a number of programmes across a range of sports. They are at the heart of participation and performer development; whether they coach an after-school club or are a top international coach with support staff.

At the end of this module you should:

  • understand the role, responsibilities and skills of a coach
  • understand the techniques used by coaches to improve the performance of athletes
  • be able to plan a coaching session
  • be able to deliver a coaching session.