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Sports Coach Academy - Programme Information

Sports Coach Academy - Programme Information


Sport Coach Academy is a paid coaching training programme for 16-21 year olds living in Renfrewshire

What’s it all about?

  • 10 months paid sporting traineeship
  • 16-21 year olds
  • Training towards sports leadership and leisure qualifications

Sport Coach Academy Criteria

To be eligible to participate in the programme you must:

  • Not be in further education, employment or training
  • Be aged 16-21 years old on initial application
  • Be available to participate in the 4 week pre-course selection programme
  • Be nominated by a suitable person who will vouch for your commitment
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm in sport
  • Be available to complete paid traineeship for 30 hours from the 21st Sept 2015 to Aug 2016

Please note that this year’s programme is closed for application, if you wish to know more or looking for information on next year’s programme please contact

Sport Coach Academy, Sport Services, West Primary School, Newton Street Paisley PA1 2RL

Tel: 0141 842 3000 Email:

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