Coaching Structure

Development Coach Levels

Level One Coach:    Qualified to assist Level Two Coaches and above

Level Two Development Coach:  Qualified to coach athletes in the group of events identified on the UKA Coaching pass.   (Introductory Level Of Athletics Skills)

Level Three Development Coach:    Qualified to coach in the events in which they have received development training. (Introductory Athletics Skills)

Level Four Development Coach:    Qualified to coach in the development areas in which they have recieved a superior degree of specialist development training in teaching introductory athletics skills.

Development Coaches are qualified to coach introductory skills to athletes up to the age of thirteen.  Development Coaches cannot provide specific training programmes for a specific event, such as sprinting or jumping in its own right.  This is the job of a performance coach.