British Orienteering is supporting UK Coaching Week 2020 which starts today and runs to Sunday 20 September.
British Orienteering is supporting this awareness campaign which empowers athletes, coaches and the public to celebrate great coaching and centres on the need to ‘Support Your Coach’, kicking off with the #GreatCoachingPledge today that calls on the nation to give some of their own time, sharing thanks and support for the coaching community.
Coaches have been absolute heroes keeping us active, connected and motivated both before the coronavirus pandemic and during the period of isolation and disruption caused by the lockdown.
Coaching is at the heart of orienteering at every level from children and adults beginner participating in their first activity, through to preparing athletes for the World Orienteering Championships. Coaches are vital to the success of orienteering in the UK and are, in many ways, the people who will promote the benefits and enjoyment of taking part in orienteering.
UK Coaching is encouraging the UK public to pledge their support in several ways:
To find out more about UK Coaching Week 2020, visit www.ukcoaching.org/coaching-week.
Don't forget to tag British Orienteering and UK Coaching.