Posts tagged S&C

The University’s Volunteering Office have a number of exciting sports-related voluntary opportunities. These positions include the following:

  • various roles with Lincolnshire FA including University Football Activator
  • Lincolnshire Sport School Games Event Makers
  • Positive Futures Sport Leaders
  • Lincoln City FC Sport & Education Trust Youth Leaders
  • Lincoln City FC Academy performance analysts and S&C coaches
  • YMCA Volunteer fitness instructors
  • and many more!

Full details of the roles and their responsibilities, the support you will receive and the benefits you will gain can be found on the Community: Sport opportunities page.

Lincolnshire FA Girls’ Centre of Excellence are holding a CPD event on Saturday 2nd August at Lincoln Christ’s Hospital School. The session will run from 10.30am to 2.00pm and will cover ACL preventative warm ups and strength & conditioning.

Anyone interested in the Coaching or Strength & Conditioning volunteer roles at the Centre is welcome to attend. If so, please let Sandy Willmott know as soon as possible.

Lincolnshire FA Girls’ Centre of Excellence have a large number of volunteer opportunities for the 2014/5 season. Up to three volunteers are needed in each of these areas:

1. Coaching: Support qualified coaches in the delivery of the coaching syllabus.

2. Video Analysis: Video games/training to assist player development through video analysis/de-brief.

3. Strength & Conditioning: Support the S&C lead in delivering a programme of S&C, and provide 1-1 support to nominated individual players at an elite level.

The roles will be based at Lincoln Christ’s Hospital School and will be supported and mentored by qualified coaches.

Full details of the roles and how to apply will be available soon via the University’s Sports Volunteering Opportunities page, but please let Sandy Willmott know if you might be interested in the positions. The S&C volunteers can start as early as Tuesday 5th August, for example.


Leicester Tigers Academy have a work experience opportunity within their Developing Player Programme. The role is for a DPP Strength and Conditioning Coach Voluntary Intern. Full details can be found here:  DPP S&C Internship Overview.

(One of our SES3 students has been on this programme since September and has really enjoyed it.)

The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd May, where you should submit a CV and Cover Letter outlining why you feel you are suitable for the role, and how you feel the role can progress you in the field. Candidates selected for the next stage of the process will hear back in the week beginning 16th June.




Working in partnership with the YMCA there is the opportunity to gain a Level 2 Gym Instructor (£300) and Level 3 Personal Trainer (£500) qualifications at a vastly reduced cost for students within the School of Sport and Exercise Science.

If you are interested in completing one of the courses please contact the YMCA on or 01522 888221 to register your details. The YMCA will then be putting together a number of courses to match the interest and demand from our students.

See posters and flyers in the Human Performance Centre for more details.