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Volunteering and paid opportunities in sport

The Coach Academy offers paid and voluntary work opportunities within sport and physical activity at Sheffield Hallam. It allows you to gain high-quality, practical experience whilst also benefiting from

  • expert and peer mentoring, support and feedback
  • a personal development plan ¬– including a needs analysis and personal reflection
  • role-specific training to develop industry-standard skills and knowledge
  • rewards and recognition in line with the Hallam Award

Roles include

  • strength and conditioning coach
  • participation coach
  • community coach
  • physio match support
  • school coach 
  • team/club coach
  • photography/media
  • sport events management
  • sport development

To join the Coach Academy, you must first be recruited into one of our endorsed roles. Search and apply for current vacancies: volunteer opportunities or paid roles (search for Coach Academy)

Please contact us if you are already in a sport-related role that isn't endorsed by the Coach Academy.

If you are an organisation that would like to offer opportunities and become an endorsed Coach Academy role, please contact us.

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