Active Sussex Coaching Bursary

Active Sussex’s vision for coaching is ‘Excellent Coaching Every Time for Everyone’. As part of this vision we provide funding support for coaches wanting to develop through a Level 1 or Level 2 coaching qualification.

Applications are currently open to clubs or organisations that have previously delivered; are currently delivering or will be delivering Sportivate projects in the future.

The Active Sussex Coaching Bursary will fund 75% of the course cost or up to £150 for a Level 1, £225 for a Level 2. Deadline for applications is 28th November 2014.

Please ensure you read the guidance notes before submitting an application, as applications will not be considered if they do not meet the criteria.

Click here to download the guidance notes

Click here to download an application form

How to Apply:

Download the application from the links above taking careful consideration to the guidance notes.

Submit your completed application by email or send by post your application to the contact details below.


Anthony Statham, Active Sussex


t: 01273 644149

a: Active Sussex, University of Brighton Sports Centre, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9PH

Gillette Great Start Programme 2014

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Leadership in Running Fitness - Discounted Places

Would you like to help others enjoy running and improve their fitness? Could you lead a group of beginner runners? Then get involved with Run Sussex and become a Run Leader! Sussex Athletics Network with Run England in Sussex is offering discounted places on the Leadership in Running Fitness course – the first step in getting started. Want to know more?

Then please get in touch with Marion Hemsworth, Sussex Running Activator, / 01444 414475/ 07759 543522

Ongoing funding sources for coaches

Sports Coach UK in partnership with County Sport Partnership Coaching Leads have produced the Funding Opportunities for Coaching Guide in an effort to provide the most up to date and relevant funding that is available to support coaching across England. Click here to view the guide