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Essex Athletics Network
Website: www.essexathleticsnetwork.org Start date: October 2010
Area covered: London Boroughs of Havering, and Barking & Dagenham, together with areas of Essex closest to London including those within catchment areas of clubs in Basildon, Benfleet, Billericay, Chelmsford, Harlow, Southend &Thurrock.
- Basildon Athletic Club
- Benfleet Running Club
- Billericay Striders
- Chelmsford Athletic Club
- Dagenham 88 Runners
- Harlow Athletic Club
- Havering Mayesbrook Athletic Club
- Ilford AC
- Southend-on-Sea Athletic Club
- Thurrock Harriers Athletics Club
- sportessex (CSP)
- Chelmsford Borough Council
- Harlow District Council
- Writtle College
- SEEVIC College
- Arrange & deliver a programme of six generic coach education sessions through our external academic partners Writtle & SEEVIC Colleges.
- Arrange & deliver a programme of event specific coach education sessions (e.g. triple jump, high jump and pole vault).
- Support clubs in developing and implementing an identifiable club coaching structure e.g. all clubs have a coaching co-ordinator who has an agreed role description and all coaches have a clear link to a head coach or event specific coach.
- Recruit a Volunteer Coordinator for the Network to support clubs in recruiting volunteers new to athletics through a programme linked to the England Athletics “Are you Ready?” programme.
- Work with each club to establish a volunteer coordinator whose defined role includes recruiting parents/ carers, current and retiring senior athletes as coaches, officials and registered helpers.
- Organise & promote at least one L2 officials course(s) to further expand the base of trained helpers.
- Support clubs in progress towards achieving Clubmark status by 2012.
- Extend & enhance existing partnerships with Writtle College & SEEVIC College.
- Improve communications and contacts between schools and clubs by each club developing at least one secondary school link which provides systematic and sustainable opportunities for clubs & schools to work together.
- Offer at least two coaching workshops for non-club athletes selected from the SSPs’ (or successors’) gifted and talented register (or equivalent).
- Develop contacts between each club & the newly appointed Schools Games Organisers to ensure clubs are fully engaged with the new Schools Games at school, local & area levels.
- Seek opportunities for the network and member clubs to attract external funding and/or sponsorship.
- Organise & deliver an expanded Sportshall programme of at least four events in various locations within the network, including one or more county selection events.
- Develop an enhanced QuadKids programme including schools’ events, linked to identification of talented athletes and recruitment by clubs.
- Support & promote the new Typhoo athletics specific disability inclusion training.
- Support of Playground to Podium through the attendance of network coaches at the County Athlete Assessment Day (CAAD) and in support of the DASO in finding suitable exit routes for identified athletes.
- Take necessary actions to support athletes identified through the CAAD processes, including arranging disability awareness training for coaches.
- Support existing disability events (e.g. Harlow All-Ability Challenge) and ensure that athletes with a disability in network clubs have information to access appropriate competition.
Aims: Coaching legacy: Ensure that clubs have sufficient coaches with increased levels of skill, knowledge and experience through a network wide programme of coach education Clubs’ legacy: Support clubs in recruiting, retaining & rewarding new volunteers, and supporting their development, including working towards Clubmark status Partnerships legacy: Address & strengthen external partnerships and school-club links through developing key contacts & ensuring that the new Schools Games Coordinators have strong links with their local network athletics clubs Competition legacy: Deliver expanded programmes of Sportshall, leading to the participation of Essex teams in the 2012 Regional finals and QuadKids, through the wider roll out across the whole Network Disability legacy: Ensure that potential athletes identified through the CAAD process are supported within clubs and have appropriate competition pathways.Key projects:
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