Creating Deaf Sport Coaches

Creating Deaf Sport Coaches For a limited time UK Deaf Sport are offering financial support for people who want to become coaches in deaf sport.

The aim of the bursary is to increase the numbers of coaches in deaf grass roots sport Ideally you will be a person who is deaf or hard of hearing or somebody from the deaf community who wants to be involved in coaching people who are deaf or hard of hearing in sport.

They are looking for people who want to begin coaching by taking their first level 1 qualification and those looking to progress from level 1 to level 2 Stuff you need to know

Time scale

The coach bursary scheme is open for a limited time only from 1st February to 20th of March 2015.

Applications must use the form and be submitted either in writing or via e mail to the National Participation Officer no later than 20 March 2015.

Applying to the bursary is no guarantee that you will receive funding, all applications will be considered on their individual merits

Coach bursaries are provided at the discretion of UK Deaf Sport and all decisions are final


The bursary will provide the following support

  • Level 1 Course : £50 per person for one course only 
  • Level 2 Course : £200 per person for one course only 

Upon confirmation of funding coaches or potential coaches will be required to provide evidence that they have booked on the course

Course qualifications

Courses must be accredited by the sport National Governing Body. Personal Experience People must have the prerequisites to attend the course of their choice.

Download the Word document application form.

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