Sport England's Coaching Strategy
Sport England's Volunteering Strategy
Volunteering in an Active Nation Strategy (2017–2021) (PDF, 1.3 Mb)
Sport England's Volunteering Insight report provides a systematic review of the academic research over the last 10 years and also offers new insight into a number of areas through structured interviews with a range of volunteers.
Sport England Volunteering Insight (2014) (PDF, 1.5 Mb)
UK Coaching commissioned YouGov to survey 20,000 adults and 1,000 children in 2017. The primary aim of the survey was to explore experience of receiving coaching and the experience of being a coach.
Yougov Coach Survey October (2017) (PDF, 553 Kb)
Yougov Coach Survey
UK Coaching commissioned YouGov to survey 20,000 adults and 1,000 children in 2017. The primary aim of the survey was to explore the participant experience of receiving coaching and the experience of being a coach.
Yougov Participant Survey (October 2017) (PDF, 391 Kb)
Yougov Participant Survey
UK Coaching commissioned YouGov to survey 20,000 adults and 1,000 children in 2017. The primary aim of the survey was to explore the participant experience of receiving coaching and the experience of being a coach. This survey also asked members of public their views of coaches and coaching in general.
Yougov Public Survey 2017 (PDF, 333 Kb)
Yougov Public Survey
Sports Coach UK conducted research with adults taking part, or contemplating taking part, in sport or physical activity. The aim of the research was to understand their perceptions of coaching and how coaching might help them to get and stay active.
Coaching Adults to Get Active (February 2017) (PDF, 684 Kb)
Coaching Adults To Get Active
This resource encourages you to be creative and provides thought on how to make your session unmissable. Drawing on recent research it contains fun ideas and tips for coaches.
What Makes Your Session Unmissable (2015) (PDF, 85 Kb)
What Makes Your Session Unmissable
An insight into how your coaching impacts upon disabled people and the best ways to get them actively involved in a fun, friendly and safe environment.
Coaching Disabled People Info Sheet (2014) (PDF, 1.2 Mb)
Coaching Disabled People Info Sheet
This factsheet is one of a series, produced by sports coach UK andWomen in Sport, aimed at coaches who coach women or who are interested in coaching them in the future. Each factsheet provides insight into the female athlete and her needs, and guidance as to how better to coach and support her
Socially Inclusive Coaching (2016) (PDF, 639 Kb)
To help give an understanding of inclusive practice and giving guidance on how to include everyone in coaching sessions.
Including Everyone in Your Sessions (PDF, 857 Kb)
Coaching Awareness Top Tips Streetgames (2018) (JPEG, 453 Kb, 1400x1979)
Promoting Good Mental Health Through Coaching Infographic (2016) (JPEG, 528 Kb, 1400x1979)
Boys Mental Health Report Final June 2020 (PDF, 7.6 Mb)
Mental wellbeing in children and young people:
“What about the boys?” June 2020