Documents relating to coach education in Europe
Comparison chart of European coach education systems (.pdf)
Rio Maior Convention | White paper on Sport
European framework for the recognition of coaching competence and qualifications
(by Patrick Duffy, Miguel Crespo & Ladislav Petrovic).
Produced for European Athletics, this report documents the two processes and shows the relationship between the CECS and the emerging European Framework for the Recognition of Coaching Competence and Qualifications (EFRCCQ), which is not an education system itself but rather a tool for understanding and comparing systems.
Review of the EU 5-Level Structure for the Qualification and Recognition of Coaching Qualifications
This document describes the review process that has been carried out on the EU 5-level structure for the recognition of coaching qualifications. The Review was conducted by the European Coaching Council, a sub-committee of the European Network of Sports Science, Education and Employment (ENSSEE).
In this document you will find the guidelines for recognition of coaching competencies developed under umbrella of ENSSEE (European Network of Sport Science, Education and Employment). Under the umbrella of ENSSEE (European Network of Sport Science, Education and Employment) the involved agencies have agreed about the guidelines for recognition of coaching competencies.
5-Step Process in developing curriculum model (by Gilles Klein)
This document describes the guidelines for developing competency based coach education programmes. Gilles Klein developed the guidelines under umbrella of the AEHESIS project (Aligning European Higher Education Structures in Sport).
Appendix 1 (1999 Structure) | Appendix 2 (Glossary of terms) | Appendix 3 (Revised Framework)
Appendix 4 (Review of Coaching Qualifications)
The document is part of the Review of the EU 5-Level Structure… and outlines the framework of coaching qualifications and curriculum building.
Appendix 5 (Coach of participation-oriented sportspeople)
The document is part of the Review of the EU 5-Level Structure… and contains the overview of the coaching competencies for Coach of beginner and intermediate players based on the coaches’ activities and tasks at various levels of coaching competency (from Apprentice to Master coach) level.
Appendix 6 (Coach of performance-oriented sportspeople)
The document is part of the Review of the EU 5-Level Structure… and contains the overview of the coaching competencies for Coach of performance players based on the coaches’ activities and tasks at various levels of coaching competency (from Apprentice to Master coach) level.
International Sport Coaching Framework
The International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) and the Association for Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) have prepared the International Sport Coaching Framework following a process of development and consultation that commenced in April 2011. This initiative signals a new and collaborative effort to recognise and support the role of coaches at all levels of sport across the globe.