In 2010 the North West Coaching Network was established to provide a strategic direction for coaching in the region. Sport Northern Ireland and Coaching Ireland have worked in partnership with local authority sports development teams, local sports partnerships and national Governing Bodies of Sport to design a coaching and club development plan which is reflective of the needs of the North West region.
As well as providing strategic focus, the Network has been proactive in ensuring that success is measured by impact of the ground. In the past two and a half years, a number of events, programmes and initiatives have been implemented and delivered. These include:
In 2013 the Network aims to conduct an additional coaching audit. This will continue to ensure the priorities and programmes are indicative of the needs of clubs and coaches in the North West region.
Find out more about the North West Coaching Network.
The Southern Sports Partnership is a regional working group that wishes to sustain, develop and deliver a quality regional development programme, which maximises the potential of coaches, performers and clubs within the Southern Sports Partnership area. This is achieved through the delivery of a range of programmes, including:
Find out more about the Southern Sports Partnership.