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Get Coaching – the money’s there to help you

Press Release   •   Feb 21, 2013 16:58 GMT

More funding is available to help local sports coaches and volunteers obtain recognised qualifications.

The original Get Coaching programme ran from 2009 to 2012 and subsidised coaching qualifications for 3,517 coaches in Greater Manchester.

GreaterSport has now secured more funding from Sport England to extend the programme into 2013. This allows coaches to access up to 50% of the cost of a National Governing Body (NGB) coaching qualification (up to a maximum of £200), and up to £50 for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses.

The Get Coaching 2 funding programme is being run locally by Bury Sport and Physical Activity Service.Funding is only available to registered clubBURY clubs, who must sign up to Coachweb and log ten hours of coaching sessions.

For more details, call 0161 253 5893 or email sports.development@bury.gov.uk 

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Press release issued: 21 February 2013.