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Coaching Bursaries

A select number of sports coaching bursaries are available to students each year who are looking to gain additional coaching experience by delivering sessions within Sport & Active Lifestyles. Delivery can be across our Campus Sport programme, within our Strength & Conditioning programme, or as part of the Carnegie Junior Sports Academy. All coaching bursary applicants are to have prior experience of coaching and/or hold a coaching qualification, at most a minimum Level 1 or equivalent. Sports available include: Athletics, Tennis, Squash, Badminton, American Football, Lacrosse, Baseball and Dodgeball.

All bursars must be students and, depending on their level of qualification and experience, will fall into one of three tiers:

Senior Bursar

Qualified to either a Level 2 or 3 standard, dependent on the sport, with a minimum of a year’s experience of coaching at this level. Will lead sessions and will also provide mentoring to Assistant Coaching Bursars. Will also receive the following:

Honorarium £600

Funding available for Professional Development £150

Free Coaching Kit Bundle £140

Free Sports Membership £125

Lead Bursar

Recently qualified to a Level 2 or 3 standard, but with less than a year’s coaching experience at this level. Will lead sessions but will not provide any mentoring of Assistant Coaching Bursars. Will also receive the following:

Honorarium £500

Funding available for Professional Development £250

Free Coaching Kit Bundle £140

Free Sports Membership £125

Assistant Bursar

Qualified to a Level 1 standard, with previous experience of coaching at this level. Will assist with sessions under the guidance and supervision of Senior Bursars. Will also receive the following:

Honorarium £400

Funding available for Professional Development £350

Free Coaching Kit Bundle £140

Free Sports Membership £125

The deadline for the Strength & Conditioning Bursaries for 2017/18 has now closed. However, for more information and to express an interest in this area, please contact Sarah Humphreys on the details below. 

To download an application form for a Coaching Bursary, please click on the below form. The application deadline for the 2017/18 programme is Friday 29th September 2017.

For more information about the bursaries, please contact:

Sarah Humphreys
Sport & Fitness Manager
0113 812 4851
s.a.humphreys@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Coaching Bursary Application Form DOCX

       

 



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