Athletics Courses

We recognise that the on going development of coaches, officials, young leaders and club administrators is key for the sport to continue to flourish. Therefore, a lot of emphasis is placed on providing local courses right here in the County.

Planned courses are shown below and updated at regular points during the year, but if you can't find the course you are looking for, or need some advice, Contact Us and we'll do our best to help.

Further information, including a coaching decision tree, can also be found here     

Coaching Assistant Course

Dates: 5th & 6th November 2016 

Location: Lynnsport and Leisure Park, Greenpark Avenue, King's Lynn, PE30 2NB

Cost for England Athletics Affiliated Club Member: £185 (Unaffiliated cost: £245)  

Course code: SC1034

Booking deadline: 21st October 2016

Minimum Age: 16

This qualification begins the preparation to take a coaching role working under the supervision of a Coach, or working from a UKA task card or session plan written by the supervising Coach.  The basic biomechanics and an introduction to some of the detail of athletics events will be taught.

To book online and for further information go to


Leadership in Running Fitness Course

Date: 4th December 2016 

Location: Easton & Otley College, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5DX 

Cost for England Athletics Affiliated Member: £140 (Unaffiliated cost: £160)

Course code: SC1028

Booking deadline: 18th November 2016 

Minimum age: 18

A one day leadership training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for running club leaders and other group leaders.  It will enable you to give advice and support to the new runner, as well as developing pathways for those that want to progress.  It focuses on understanding and overcoming barriers to participation in running and how to increase participation by those not traditionally attracted to a running club.  It is a legal requirement that you also have a DBS check with UK athletics.

To book online and for further information go to


Athletics Coach 

Dates: Day 1&2 - 18th & 19th February 2017, Day 3 - 18th March 2017, Day 4 - 25th June 2017

Location: Lynnsport and Leisure Park, Greener Avenue, King's Lynn, PE30 2NB

Cost for England Athletics Affiliated Member: £255 (Unaffiliated cost: £420)

Course code: SC1053

Booking deadline: 3 February 2017

Minimum age: 18

This course will enable individuals to plan a progressive training programme for athletes coaching a range of activities to prepare the developing athlete to run, jump and throw. When qualified it will allow coaching without supervision.

To book onto the course and for further information go to


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