Sports Coaching Award

Get ready for the world of business with this six-year, industry-focused course

  • Sport
  • Part Time
  • 11 Weeks
  • Start 19 / 20

About this course

Whatever sport you’re involved in, this dynamic programme combines theory and practice to give you a unique insight into the contemporary sports coaching industry. It takes the best practices from different sports and creates a forum to discuss ideas and learn from a variety of techniques.
Delivered by an expert sports professional, this covers specialist topics including:
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Performance Analysis
  • Sports Psychology
  • Coaching Management
  • Strength & Conditioning

The Sports Coaching Award has a specific set of assessed learning outcomes, successful completion of the course means that you can accumulate credits that could be used towards the Professional Certificate in Coaching and Undergraduate courses at University of Gibraltar.

Course Dates & Delivery

Start Date: 2019 / 2020
Day: TBC
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Course Tutor: Joelle Moreno

The course is designed to fit around full-time work and other commitments. Delivery is through one evening session a week over 11 weeks. The course aims to:

  1. Improve your skills and increase ability levels for aspiring and practising coaches.
  2. Raise awareness of contemporary practices within multi-sport coaching deliver.

By successfully completing this course you will receive:

  • A Certificate of attendance.

You may also if you choose, complete two short assessments. This will provide you the opportunity to gain credits against other relevant courses at the University of Gibraltar.

Course Content

Nutrition Sport nutrition – Fueling Your Performance
Sport Psychology Psychological and Performance Testing Regimes (*Guest Speaker)
Strength and Conditioning Principles of Strength and Conditioning
Performance Analysis Performance, Match and Video Analysis
Principles of Coaching The Fundamentals of Coaching
 Principles of Coaching MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST
Talent and Skill Development Essentials
Sport Health and Safety Health and Safety in Child and Youth Sport
Coaching Management Finance, Budgets and Expenses for Coaches
Sport Deviance Coaching Ethics and Concepts of Fair Play
An Introduction To Sport Marketing Marketing and Organising Leagues and Competitions

Entry Profile

The Sport Coaching Award welcomes applications from anyone with a strong interest in sports coaching and/or:

  • Practicing and aspiring coaches
  • Sport community leaders
  • Sport volunteers


The fee for this course for academic year 2019/2020 is £450, this fee includes all University of Gibraltar registration fees, supervision and tuition.

Fees are subject to indexation.

Discounts available for GFSB members. Please contact the GFSB to confirm the discounts available.


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