The 2017 Coaching AGM will include a Workshop event with Guest Speaker Richard Cheetham MSc, MBE. The event will be held on Sunday 2nd April as part of the Coaching AGM and is open to all members of GWAS.
Richard is a Senior Fellow in Sports Coaching at the University of Winchester where he has worked since 2005. Since May 2014 he has worked with the UCI World Cycling Elite Coach Education Programme in Aigle, Switzerland. Richard’s research focusses on a more holistic approach to coaching with time spent since 2013 at Saracens RFC within the Academy programme, Fulham Football Club, and more recently with British Triathlon with their skills school initiative. He has gained recognition nationally and internationally within coach education and has been an invited speaker for World Rugby, British Cycling, Cycling Ireland, Rugby Canada, England Handball and the England Cricket Coaches Association. Richard is also an experienced Rugby Union Coach Educator for London South region and Hampshire RFU as well as a Tutor for SCUK on the Fundamentals, Coaching Children and Talent Foundation workshops.
Whilst the Workshop is targeted at Coaches, as part of their Continuing Professional Development, it is open to all GWAS members. Spaces may be limited so booking a place early is recommended. If interested in attending please contact Lizzy Rees, Regional Coaching Organiser.