Basketball Level 2 Course (March, May, June 2015)

The University Sports Centre will be running an England Basketball Level 2 course between March and June, as follows:

Dates: 30th & 31st March, 29th May & 3rd June. 9am – 5pm on all four days.

Price: £145

Booking deadline: 9th March, 8pm

Note: As a Level 2 course, a qualification indicating that the coach is proficient to go out and lead a team by themselves, it will involve more ‘extra-curricular’ work. The course does require candidates to coach a team for one session and coach a game (the game does not have to set fixture it can be a training match); these two sessions must be over seen by either another Level 2 qualified coach or a P.E. teacher.

The course can be paid for at the Sports Centre reception; please feel free to contact Jenny Arroud ( or Dan Bishop ( if you have any questions about the course.


Level 1 Netball Course (April/May 2015)

The University Sports Centre will be running a UKCC Netball Level 1 course in April and May, as follows:

Dates: 26th April & 31st May. 9am – 6pm on both days.

Price: £150 (England Netball affiliated members) or £180 (Non-members).

Booking deadline: 9th March, 8pm

The course can be paid for at the Sports Centre reception; please feel free to contact Jenny Arroud ( if you require any further assistance.

Careers Presentation: Sports Development (Thursday 15th January)

On Thursday 15th January at 5.45pm we are delighted to be able to welcome back two of our graduates to lead a seminar on careers in sports development: Leanne Woodhead (a Development Officer at Nottinghamshire FA, and an SES graduate) and Fiona Houghton (Sports Development Team, Newark and Sherwood District Council, and an SDC graduate). Leanne and Fiona will be talking about their current roles, and also about how they gained the experience and contacts needed to pursue the careers they wanted. The advice and knowledge they will share will be of interest and value to students wanting to work in any field, and all students are encouraged to attend! The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.

The seminar will be in the Human Performance Centre, and you do not need to book in advance. Everyone is welcome!

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National Sports Roadshow in Lincoln (Thursday 12th February)

The School of Sport & Exercise Science is delighted to be hosting a National Sports Roadshow in the University of Lincoln Sports Centre and Human Performance Centre on Thursday 12th February.

NCR The Roadshow provides a platform for employers, students and professionals to interact with each other. It will feature a Careers Zone (with presentations and seminars on a wide range of careers in sport, exercise and health), a Sport & Fitness Zone, a Health Zone, and sports science workshops. The full programme can be found here: Lincoln National Sports Roadshow Programme


A wide range of national and local exhibitors will include: British Association for Shooting and Conservation, British Association of Snowsport Instructors, Bokwa, British Gymnastics, British Horseracing Authority, Careers in Sport, Cerebral Palsy Sport, Coaching for Hope, Dance Activ-8, Global VX, Inspire+, Lincolnshire Cricket, Lincolnshire FA, Lincolnshire Golf, Lincolnshire Sport, Pazzball, PE Recruitment, PGL Travel, Powerhoop, Premier Training, Primal Health Academy, Progressive Sports, Sports Group, Tchoukball UK, and the University of Lincoln.


Tickets are free, but need to be reserved in advance through the Careers in Sport website:


Project Opportunities With The National Ice Skating Association

On Tuesday 13th January, staff from the National Ice Skating Association will be visiting the School to discuss some possible projects that students could become involved with. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain valuable experience in the world of sports development with a national governing body of sport, and would benefit you for your work in a range of modules.

If you would like to know more, there will be an information session  in the HPC’s Psychology Lab at 11am that day. Everyone is welcome and there is no need to book a place in advance.