With the Commonwealth Games approaching in 2014, the focus on leaving a legacy of sporting excellence to inspire our young people is critical. The emphasis on coaches and coaching is now recognised as a fundamental component of this sporting pathway.
A new sporting partnership has created a unique opportunity for two
Each partner is contributing to enable each club to secure the services of a qualified coach to deliver poolside training for their club in conjunction with study for the MSc in Sports Coaching at the
The 2 year project will ensure that the two clubs continue to develop and strengthen the swimmer and coach pathway and link closely with the local authority swimming development programmes.
“This is exactly where the club wants to be, in a position of strength, supporting both the club swimmers and club coach to develop together” said Craig Rankine from Alloa Amateur Swimming Club.
“This is a prime example of successful regional partnership working, bringing together individual strength and resource to collectively make a significant sporting impact within clubs and coaching” said Rob Hardie, partnership manager of SportCentral.
“The continuity and experience of a performance coach in the club is invaluable, in addition there is a exciting edge to club session developed from experiences gained from the MSc in sports coaching” said