England Athletics in Hampshire
Christine Benning is the Club & Coach Support Officer (CCSO) for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Jersey and Guernsey as well as Surrey.
Mobile: 07968 498708
Christine produces a regular CCSO Update, as well as information on Coaching Officials Courses, lists of Workshops for the Local Coach Development Programme, etc.
I have pleasure in sending my latest update. This includes details of the England Athletics 2013 Consultations.
Please contact me if you would like any further information on any of the topics, or simply want to get in touch.
With kind regards,
England Athletics Consultations with clubs
England Athletics has announced dates for a series of Spring 2013 Consultation Events, with two sessions for the South East. The events will focus on:
- Affiliation - including pricing and processes.
- Governance - including how we work to ensure democratic processes for England Athletics work effectively.
- There will be ample opportunity to discuss other topics and share views to help shape future policy.
South East (Two events - Oxford & Crawley)
- Wednesday 24 April - 19:30
Broadfield Football Stadium Suite, Winfield Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 9RX
- Wednesday 1 May -19:30
Holiday Inn, Peartree Roundabout, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 8JD
Alternatively, you may wish to attend the event based in London:
Friday 5 April - 19:00
Pullman London St Pancras, 100-110 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AJ
Please email Sue Banks at email@example.com stating the following for each attendee:
. the event you plan to attend
. name & club name
. position at the club (if applicable)
. email address/ contact details
This will enable us to send pre-event information.
Please see England Athletics webpage
Mike Scott is interested in hearing from any volunteers who would like to be trained up as track assessors in the area. Please contact Mike on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01276 471960
All sports are being encouraged by Sport England to set up Satellite Clubs. The aim is to get more 14-25 year olds continuing to participate in sport by offering convenient local opportunities and then to help them "transition" to an established club. Please contact Chris for more information.
Local Coach Development Programme
Chris has organised the following sessions to date for coaches on this programme this winter:
- Physical Preparation without a Gym x 2
- Youth Development Planning x 2
- Mentoring Workshop
- Eating Disorders Workshop
- Sprints Planning Workshop and Long Term Athlete Development
- Principles and Planning of Training
- Hurdles Workshop
- Eye of the Coach Workshops
- Training for Resistance and Power
- Multi Throws
- The Biomechanics of Heavy Throws
- Workshops on Javelin, Hammer, Shot and Discus
Coach and Official Education Courses
Rebecca Turford is the Education Cordinator for the South Area. Based at head office, Rebecca can be contacted on 0121 347 6555 or email@example.com. Please see the England Athletics website for a complete list of courses.
|Area||Code||Coach Education Courses||Date||Day||Venue|
|South East||SC0665||Athletics Leader||17/03||AL||Priory Community Sports Centre, Fawcett Road, Portsmouth,PO4 0DL|
|London||SC0666||LiRF||24/03||LiRF||Sutton Arena Leisure Centre, Middleton Road, Carshalton, London SM5 1SL|
|London||SC0647b||Athletics Coach||24/03||Day 3||Brunel Sports Centre, Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH|
|London||SC0649b||CiRF||24/03||Day 3||Brunel Sports Centre, Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH|
|South East||SC0675||Coaching Assistant||06-07/04||CA||K2 Arena, Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley RH11 9BQ|
|South East||SC0678||Athletics Leader||07/04||AL||K2 Arena, Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley RH11 9BQ|
|London||SC0621b||Athletics Coach||07/04||Day 3||Sutton Arena Leisure Centre, Middleton Road, Carshalton, London SM5 1SL|
|South East||SC0672||Coaching Assistant||13-14/04||CA||Winchester Sports Stadium, Milland Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0QA|
|South East||Coaching Assistant||20-21/04||CA||Thames Valley Athletics Centre, Pococks Lane Eton, Berkshire SL4 6HN|
|South East||Athletics Leader||27/04||AL||Horspath Athletic Ground, Horspath Road, Oxford, Oxforshire, OX4 2QL- EMAILED|
|South East||LiRF||28/04||LiRF||Horspath Athletic Ground, Horspath Road, Oxford, Oxforshire, OX4 2QL -EMAILED|
|South East||Athletics Coach||11-12/05||AC||Winchester Sports Stadium, Milland Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0QA|
|South East||Athletics Coach||26/06||Day 3||Winchester Sports Stadium, a/a|
|Level 2 Field|
|17/03||1 day||The Ashcombe School, Ashcombe Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1LY|
|South East||Level 1||16/03||1 day||Camberley AC, The Kings International School, Watchet Road, Camberley, Surrey|
Cheryl Moore is the contact for Officials Courses and can be contacted on 0121 347 6543 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Funding Opportunities for Coaches
Sports coach UK, in partnership with the CSSN and SkillsActive, has updated the Funding Opportunities for Coaching guide. The guide contains information on funding available in England to support coaching. http://www.sportscoachuk.org/resource/funding-coaching-guide
Disability Competitions - Update from Liz Purbrick
Please see the information below regarding competition opportunities for disabled athletes.
There may be disabled athletes already training in clubs who are not classified and may not know they can compete as a disabled athlete.
A number of County Championships across the UK will be promoting Parallel Success events sanctioned by UKA and IPC (usually Middlesex). A number of others have integrated events. There are also a growing number of inclusive open meetings including the Saucony Hampshire Grand Prix.
Online entries for both the England Athletics Open, Senior and Age Group Championships and Birmingham Games will be available soon.
|6/7 April||K&P Open (including Surrey County Champs)||www.jctsportssolutions.com/event-booking/event.php?id=13|
|25-26 May||County Championships inc Parallel Success||academy.uka.org.uk/parallel-success|
|1-2 June||England Athletics Open||www.englandathletics.org/championships|
|22-23 June||England Senior Disability Championships||www.englandathletics.org/championships|
|20 July||Birmingham Games||www.midlandathletics.org.uk|
|31 August-1 September||England Age Group Championships||www.englandathletics.org/championships|
For all new and non-UKA Classified athletes should contact us using the online registration system: www.englandathletics.org/disabledathleteinfo
A Course for Head Coaches and Coaching Coordinators - Supporting Coaches Workshop - Winchester (Date to be confirmed)
England Athletics has been working with sports coach UK to develop a course to support coaches. The workshop, which has been co-developed with sports coach UK will help clubs to successfully recruit, develop and retain local athletics coaches through sharing useful recruitment tools and methods of retaining coaches; all backed-up by examples of good practice from Athletics Clubs across the South. This is a free course. Please contact email@example.com for further info and to book a place.
Nineteen club representatives, mainly Welfare Officers, attended the "Time to Listen" session on Wednesday 6th March 7-10pm.