We have developed a specific website for paid and voluntary coaches within Tyne & Wear and those who are interested in becoming a coach. Tyne & Wear Sport's coaching and volunteer network is free to register and receive a range of benefits which include:
- paid and voluntary coaching opportunities
- Coachmark accreditation
- qualifications & training opportunities
- funding information
- discount on selected courses, workshops & services
Coachmark - is a coach accreditation scheme to verify that coaches working in schools settings meet the minimum standards for coaching. The scheme provides schools/organisations employing coaches with the evidence the minimum standards have been met.
Coach Bursary - aims to create new or better qualified sports coaches in Tyne & Wear. The scheme is managed by Tyne & Wear Sport and will financially support people to either become newly qualified as coaches or to improve existing coaches' qualifications. We can fund 75% of your course, up to a maximum of £300.
North East Course Finder - NECF is the course booking system for those involved in sport in the North East. Anyone can search, register and pay for a variety of courses covering subject such as safeguarding, first aid and equity, as well as a variety of sport specific courses.
Volunteers – Volunteer Match is a new system of matching local people with clubs and organisation who need volunteers to support the work that they do.