If you want a career as a sports coach in a high-performance environment, the Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching (Science) will teach you a range of practical skills and techniques that can be applied in your coaching practice.
The course incorporates technology-enhanced coaching to equip you with the skills needed to work in a digital world, including the use of Hudl, the high-performance software used by sports people and teams to enhance their performance through the use of video and analytics.
You will develop a range of practical teaching skills and sports science techniques and learn how to apply them to your coaching practice, as well as benefit from placements at local sports clubs and academies to give you hands-on experience in a coaching environment.
You will also benefit from mentorship from staff in a range of professional environments, network with employers in the sports industry and study a range of employability modules to enable you to explore a career in coaching and engage in career development planning.
The course has been designed in-line with the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) coaching degree and Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) coaching standards therefore, on completion you will have the knowledge and skills required to meet sector standards for employment in a range of related roles.
On successful completion of the Foundation Degree you will have the opportunity to progress to the third year of the BSc (Hons) in Sport Coaching Practice course at the University of Wolverhampton.