Coach Core goes to the 2018 UK Coaching Awards

And the winner is...

By James Burbidge · 30th November 2018

This week, UK Coaching hosted an awards ceremony in London, honouring great coaching and showing how important it can be in transforming lives and inspiring an active nation.

Coach Core was lucky enough to be nominated for the Coaching for an Active Life Award, and while we sadly didn’t get to take home the top prize, it was still an incredible evening for the coaching community.

Take a look at the full list of 2018 UK Coaching Awards winners:

Children’s Coach of the Year, supported by sportscotland – Ady Gray (Karate) (Wetherby)

Community Coach of the Year, supported by Sport England – Lee Coulson BEM (Multi-sport) (Aberystwyth)

Disability Coach of the Year – Melanie Timberlake (Multi-sport) (Aylesbury)

Heather Crouch Young Coach of the Year, supported by Youth Sport Trust – Izzy Cottrell (Multi-sport) (Chesterfield)

High Performance Coach of the Year – Matthew Lawrence (Paracanoe) (Nottingham)

Lifetime Achievement Award – Peter Stanley (Athletics) (Loughborough)

Talent Development Coach of the Year – Francesca Lewis (Tennis) (Swan

Coach Developer of the Year – Richard Cheetham MBE (Multi-sport) (Winchester)

Coaching Culture Organisation of the Year – British Canoeing (Nottingham)

Coaching for an Active Life Award  – Move More Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland)

Transforming Coaching through Technology, supported by Reading Room – Project 500 (Kent)

Earlier in the day, UK Coaching hosted a Celebration of the Coaching Plan for England and Diversity event along with Sport England, where VIPs (voices of incredible people) shared their coaching stories.

Coach Core graduates Fanuel and Khadra were two of these VIPs, and explained how coaching has been able to transform their lives. This is just some of what they had to say:

If you want to find out more about Coach Core and how to apply to be an apprentice, click here.