Education & Training Opportunities – Nov 17

Tuesday 14th November 2017

Club Matters Workshop

Free – Understanding your Club Finances 

Are you baffled by balance sheets or afraid of your accounts?  We are running a club finances workshop for all clubs that will cover:

  • Experiences to help you easily review and understand your club accounts
  •  Developing and monitoring a budget
  •  Ideas to help you improve your clubs cash flow
  •  Methods to help with communicating your club finances effectively

Thurs 30th November 2017, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Fenton Manor Sports Complex
City Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2RR

To book your place, sign up via the following link: click on ‘workshops’ or by contacting Claire Greenwood, Club Development Manager 01785 619258

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UK Coaching (formerly Sports Coach UK) Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Thursday 23rd November 2017.
Newcastle Under Lyme College from 18:00 – 21:00.
Cost is £38 per person and booking details will be available soon.

Monday 27th November 2017.
Meadowside Leisure Centre, Burton-On-Trent from 18:30-21:30
Cost is £45 per person and you can book your place here.

First Aid

Tuesday 5th December 2017.
Meadowside Leisure Centre, Burton-On-Trent from 18:30 – 21:30.
Cost is £35 per person and you can book your place here.

Tuesday 30th January 2018.
Chase Golf Club, Penkridge from 18:30 – 21:30.
Cost is £35 per person and you can book your place here.

Further workshops programme will be announced over the year. In the meantime if you would like to request a specific closed workshop in Newcastle, Stoke or Staffordshire Moorlands then please contact John Prescott, Assistant Principle at Newcastle Under Lyme College, at  or Ben Sproston, Curriculum Manager for Public Services and Sport  at . For closed workshop requests for all other areas of Staffordshire please contact Sophie Darby, Sport Structures Course Delivery Executive at
For further information, please contact Lee Booth, Workforce and Coaching Development Manager on or 01785 619730.

Blood, Sweat and Fears – Women in Sport and Exercise Conference 2018

This women in sport and exercise conference ‘Blood, Sweat and Fears’ will be held on 13 and 14 June 2018 at Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent. The Conference will discuss the issues around women’s participation in sport and exercise.

The themes of the conference will include:

  • Female-specific health and medical issues arising from participation in sport and exercise
  • Issues and opportunities for women’s participation in sport and exercise
Delegates will be awarded 5 BASES (British Association of Sport and Exercise Science ) credits per day.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Baroness Sue Campbell, CBE. Head of Women’s Football Association Conference email: