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European Football Week 2024: Celebrating the Beautiful Game for ALL!

European Football Week 2024: Celebrating the Beautiful Game for ALL!

Special Olympics European Football Week #EFW2024 will see exciting football activities taking place across the continent from 25 May to 2 June 2024. Special Olympics Ireland football team celebrate together at the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023.Photo: Marvin Ibo Güngör/Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 LOC Special Olympics European Football Week (EFW) is returning for its 24th edition, promising a vibrant celebration of football as truly the universal game for players of ALL...

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ICCE President John Bales meets with Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA)

ICCE President John Bales meets with Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA)

ICCE President John Bales recently visited Cyprus with President of the Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA) and Sport Coaching Europe member Thanasis D Villiotis and POPA’s General Secretary  Dimitris K Stefanidis. During the visit between 14 to 17 May 2024, the group participated in the 1st National Sports Ethics Conference. In this, the POPA delegation had the opportunity to develop their own positions on Ethics in Sports, stressing that Coaches, athletes and...

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SHECoach Project: Pioneering Gender Equality in Sports Coaching

SHECoach Project: Pioneering Gender Equality in Sports Coaching

In an ambitious move towards bridging the gender gap in sports coaching, the SheCOACH project has been officially launched, following a successful kick-off event. This innovative initiative, funded under the ERASMUS-SPORT-2023-SCP – Cooperation partnerships and coordinated by the Cyprus Basketball Federation, aims to promote gender equality in coaching, with a specific focus on basketball in Greece, Cyprus, Italy, and Spain. Despite the increasing participation of women in sports, the coaching...

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Policy, Evidence, and Knowledge in Coaching (PEAK) publications available in multiple languages

Policy, Evidence, and Knowledge in Coaching (PEAK) publications available in multiple languages

The PEAK Framework for Coaching Policies and the PEAK Handbook for Coach Education have been published in English, French and German: PEAK Framework English 🇬🇧 PEAK Framework French 🇫🇷 PEAK Framework German 🇩🇪 PEAK Handbook English 🇬🇧 PEAK Handbook French 🇫🇷 PEAK Handbook German 🇩🇪 PEAK is an international project under the leadership of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) with the aim to develop coaching policy recommendations for the use by sport...

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Skills 4 Coach Final Meeting takes place in Oslo

Skills 4 Coach Final Meeting takes place in Oslo

The ICCE took part in the final partner meeting of the Skills 4 Coach project in April. The meeting took place in Oslo, hosted by the lead partner in the project, the Furim Institutt. During the meeting, the project partners had a chance to review all the outputs and share feedback. The training modules are now available with subtitles in 5 languages. This online course will assist coaches in their development process, offering simple, yet important, concepts and ideas on coaching. All the...

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ICCE, Sport Coaching Europe and ICOACHKIDS represented at EU Sport Forum 2024

ICCE, Sport Coaching Europe and ICOACHKIDS represented at EU Sport Forum 2024

ICCE and Sport Coaching Europe were present at the EU Sport Forum 2024 in Liège on 16-17 April 2024. Representing the ICCE and Sport Coaching Europe was Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial, Vice President Strategy and Development, ICCE. Sheelagh Quinn, Chair of the ICOACHKIDS Global Committee was also in attendance, where technology and youth sport were discussed. We would like to thank Floor Van Houdt and the European Commission for the kind invitation.

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2nd Annual Award Event of the Best Coaches and Sports Personalities of the Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA)

2nd Annual Award Event of the Best Coaches and Sports Personalities of the Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA)

A successful 2nd Annual Award for the Best Sports Coaches and Sports Personalities was hosted by the Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA), the only award event exclusively for Coaches in Greece. The award ceremony took place on Wednesday March 13, 2024, in the welcoming municipality of Helioupolis. Distinguished Coaches with top international successes from various sports, Coaches selected by the Associations of Coaches members of POPA and Greek and Cypriot sports...

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Registration Open for the Global Coaches House Paris 2024

Registration Open for the Global Coaches House Paris 2024

We are delighted to announce that registration is open for the ICCE Global Coaches House 2024 which will take place in Paris during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.For further information and to apply, please check out the website at www.globalcoacheshouse.net

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Ensure your Institution meets ICCE Standards for Higher Education in Sport Coaching.  Apply for endorsement today!

Ensure your Institution meets ICCE Standards for Higher Education in Sport Coaching. Apply for endorsement today!

In 2016, ICCE published the International Coaching Degree Standards (ICDS) in response to the need to support higher education institutions (HEIs) planning to or already delivering sport coaching degrees. The standards were very positively received and HEIs across the world have started using them as a robust reference point. As time went by and more organisations became familiar with the ICDS, ICCE was asked to consider an endorsement scheme to recognise those degrees operating at a...

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14th ICCE Global Coach Conference in Singapore – thank you CoachSG!

14th ICCE Global Coach Conference in Singapore – thank you CoachSG!

Over 700 international delegates including coaches, coach developers, researchers, sport scientists, technical directors and sport administrators came together from 27th November to 3rd December in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands Conference Centre for the 14th ICCE Global Coach Conference. CoachSG have demonstrated themselves as a world class centre for coaching and leadership development. They have facilitated a great opportunity for the global coaching community to join and share their...

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