Why study at Roehampton
- The course syllabus has been specifically written to meet government and EU coaching standards.
- Practical work placement opportunities with partners such as Fulham FC, Wimbledon Athletics Club, schools and coaching agencies.
- An entrepreneurship module which focuses on the business side of sports coaching.
This degree will prepare you well for a career in sport coaching in a wide range of settings at a national and European standard. You will study the different aspects of coaching, such as anatomy, physiology, movement analysis and employability; you will develop your coaching pedagogy/practice and different coaching styles. You will have the opportunity to get involved in coaching at the University, local authorities, clubs and schools.
This course focuses on developing informed and knowledgeable sport coaches who are able to perform in a wide range of environments and contexts. You are introduced to the scientific and pedagogical aspects of coaching, such as anatomy, physiology, movement analysis, coaching styles, coaching pedagogy/ practice and employability. All students on this course will engage in coaching opportunities in the University, local authorities, clubs and schools.
The government and the sporting community aspire to transform coaching into a graduate profession and to make the United Kingdom into the leader in coaching and coach education by 2020. If you study this degree you will develop appreciation of the role of the professional coach and an understanding of the qualities needed to coach effectively at a range of levels and with different performers.
- Sport Coaching Process
- Applied Coaching Pedagogy
- Entrepreneurship in sport coaching
Graduates from this degree can work in a broad range of coaching settings, set up their own businesses as coaches or go on to teacher training courses.