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MCAST Principal Prof. James Calleja meets ICCE President John Bales

MCAST Principal Prof. James Calleja meets ICCE President John Bales

On 21 June 2022, Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) to host the office of Sport Coaching Europe, the European continental office of the ICCE. The MoU was signed by MCAST Principal Professor James Calleja and ICCE General Secretary Dr. Ladislav Petrovic. This important agreement supports the services of each organisation and sport coaching communities both locally, in...

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1st Annual Coaching Awards Event of the Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches

1st Annual Coaching Awards Event of the Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches

On 28th March 2023 the first ever Sport Coaches Award event was held in Greece, and was a huge success. The idea and responsibility of the event belongs to the Panhellenic Federation of Sports Coaches, an ICCE member. The event took place in the hall of the "Mikis Theodorakis" Municipal Theater at the Ilioupoli Town Hall. During the first part of the event, coaches chosen by the Coaches Associations that are members of POPA were awarded. In the second part, eminent Coaches with top...

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Media Registrations for Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 Now Open

Media Registrations for Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 Now Open

Media registrations are now open for the world’s largest inclusive sporting event, the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023. Coming to Germany for the first time, the World Games, will take place in the capital city of Berlin 17 to 25 June 2023. Over 1,000 media and broadcasters from around the world are expected to head to Berlin next June with media registrations open from 1 December 2022 to 30 April 2023. Media representatives can apply for media credentials via the official Berlin...

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The World Of Sport Unites Around Safe Sport and Sustainability at the IF Forum 2022

The World Of Sport Unites Around Safe Sport and Sustainability at the IF Forum 2022

The International Federation Forum 2022 organised by SportAccord brings together Olympic and International Sports Federations to explore key issues and proposed future solutions.  This year's event focused around two key areas, Safe Sport and Sustainability. ICCE Vice-President Professor Sergio Lara-Bercial represented coaches in a Safe Sport panel led by IOC Senior Manager for the Safe Sport Unit Gloria Viseras.  The panel also included Julie Gabriel (President, International...

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 ICOACHKIDS international conference makes a welcome return in Frankfurt, for its 6th year!

 ICOACHKIDS international conference makes a welcome return in Frankfurt, for its 6th year!

After a 2-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, the ICK International returned to its original face-to-face format at the headquarters of German Youth Sport (Deutsche Sportjugend) in Frankfurt on 18th and 19th November. The conference also served as the closing event of Erasmus+ project ICOACHKIDS+ 13-18, a 3-year initiative focused on developing resources to minimise youth sport dropout and improve the quality of talent development environments across Europe and beyond. Highlights...

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ICCE Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Coaching Portugal

ICCE Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Coaching Portugal

On the 6th of October 2022, Coaching Portugal celebrated their 25th Anniversary with a Golf Clinic, developed by the Portuguese Golf Association, followed by a Gala dinner at Belas Clube de Campo. Pedro Sequeira (President of Coaching Portugal and ICCE Board Member), John Bales (ICCE President) and Vítor Pataco (President of the Portuguese Sport and Youth Institute) addressed participants from many organisations with a small speech.  Pedro Sequeira paid tribute to the Portuguese Coaching...

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ICOACHKIDS shines at the European Sport Platform in Papendal

ICOACHKIDS shines at the European Sport Platform in Papendal

ENGSO, The European Sports NGO hosted its annual European Sport Platform at the Netherlands Olympic Training Centre in Papendal in conjunction with NOC*NSF on the 14th and 15th of October 2022. The event brought together ENGSO members, sport organisations and professionals with a mission to strengthen the grassroots sport movement in Europe.  The main theme for this year's event was The Inclusion Paradox.  The three-day event raised the question “Where does...

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ICOACHGIRLS project kicks off in Dublin, September 2022

ICOACHGIRLS project kicks off in Dublin, September 2022

The ICOACHGIRLS partner meeting took place on the 6th and 7th September 2022 in Dublin Ireland, with representatives from all partner organisations (Sport Coaching Europe, Leeds Beckett University, Sport Ireland, Hungarian Coaching Association, Lithuanian Sports University, FIBA, NOC*NSF, and Special Olympics). The overall aim of the project is to increase female participation in youth sport through two objectives: Increasing physical activity and sport participation amongst primary...

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CoachEd6 Multiplier Event in Leeds a big success

CoachEd6 Multiplier Event in Leeds a big success

The CoachEd6 multiplier event was hosted by the International Council for Coaching Excellence on 14th July 2022 in Leeds and was hailed a great success, bringing together an audience which discussed international cooperation in Higher Education. CoachEd6 is an Erasmus+ funded project, which will end in November 2022, and which is aimed at developing four sports coaching units at degree level, and then piloting them with a number of learners in each participating country.  The project is...

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The 6th ICK Conference will take place in Frankfurt on 18-19 November 2022 hosted by German Youth Sport (Deutsche Sportjugend).

The 6th ICK Conference will take place in Frankfurt on 18-19 November 2022 hosted by German Youth Sport (Deutsche Sportjugend).

After a 2-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, the ICK International is back in its original face-to-face format. Now in its 6th edition, expert coaches and academics from all over the world will descend upon the headquarters of German Youth Sport (Deutsche Sportjugend) in Frankfurt for 2 days of keynotes, practical demonstration, workshops and discussions on all things youth sport. The conference will also serve as the closing event of Erasmus+ project ICOACHKIDS+ 13-18, a 3-year initiative...

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