Disabled People as Coaches Why have a more diverse coaching workforce?
Disabled People as Coaches Not everyone wants to be coached by white middle class men! Coaching specific groups – empathy and understanding Bring a different set of skills/awareness Collaborating with peers - raising bar through differences being celebrated and leveraged Increasing the overall pool of coaches Developing the profile of the sport Meet legal obligations
Disabled People as Coaches What are the potential issues.. -For the disabled coach? -For the people being coached?
Disabled People as Coaches How do you overcome them?
Disabled People as Coaches What next for you?
Support & info available www.sportscoachuk.org/coaches/resource -bank/inclusion-and-diversity/disability EFDS BUCS Disability officer (Dave Padgen)