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Mark Hunter, MBE

Olympic gold and silver medal rower in 2008 and 2012 Mark was our very first ambassador and also set the bar! A true Londoner who took an unorthodox route to success is exactly the sort of role model we wanted to work with on our programme. Hunter was born in…

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Team Manchester gains National Press

Following an amazing launch event for Team Manchester, we were delighted that the Coach Core programme got coverage in both industry and national press – spreading the word about our brilliant sports coaching programme! Read more on The Independent, BT.com and SportsIndustry.biz. It’s great to see the media picking up on…

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Launch of Team Manchester

We were extremely excited to officially launch our Team Manchester Coach Core project on the 21st of February at the Man City training academy. While our partners and apprentices have been working hard since the 4th of January, we came together to celebrate this and see just how well our…

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Prince Harry meets Coach Core apprentices at England Rugby team open training session

In his new role as Patron of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), Prince Harry attended an England rugby team open training session at Twickenham Stadium. The event at Twickenham Stadium saw over 12,000 supporters from clubs and schools filling the stands to watch the England senior squad in a training…

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COACH CORE HEADS NORTH WEST WITH OUR NEW ‘TEAM MANCHESTER’ PROJECT

On 4th January 2017, 19 young people gathered outside the Old Trafford Emirates cricket ground knowing the next 12 months will be life changing in a number of ways. With partners including Manchester City in the Community, Manchester United FC Foundation, Lancashire Cricket Club, Sale Sharks Community, England Volleyball, Basketball…

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Prince Harry joins apprentices to celebrate nationwide expansion of Coach Core

Prince Harry joined apprentices, coaches and supporters at Lord’s Cricket Club to mark the expansion of the Coach Core sports coaching apprenticeship programme, which is expanding to 10 cities partners across the UK by Spring 2017. ​Prince Harry met apprentices and coaches at the event at Lord’s trying out some of their coaching…

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TEAM ESSEX LAUNCHES WITH A FOCUS ON INCLUSIVE COACHING

An exciting array of employers have worked together to provide 20 young people the opportunity to become employed and educated in a number of sports and locations across the county. However, one agreed principle runs through this group; to provide more coaching opportunity and expertise on disability and inclusivity as…

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Coach Core Wales in full swing!

The first Coach Core programme run by the Welsh Rugby Union has just finished and the second cohort is now up and running. Of the first year, WRU Coach Core manager Carl Scales said, “The apprentices have made huge progress since the programme was launched in October. They’ve gained valuable…

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Meet Glasgow’s new 2016/17 Coach Core Apprentices!

Since Glasgow Sport’s Coach Core launched in 2013, the apprentices have been involved in many great sporting events and community programmes that have developed their sports coaching skills and knowledge. This year Glasgow’s third intake of Coach Core apprentices are working through an SVQ in Sports Coaching (SCQF level 6)…

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Coach Core London Announces New Partners

Coach Core London launched on 22 August, 2016. The project aims to build on the work of successful apprentice coaching pilot schemes between The Royal Foundation and Greenhouse Sports in 2012 and 2014. Graduates from previous years have had continued success, with some securing coaching jobs and others going on…

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