Coachmakers specialise in the delivery of sport, education, apprenticeships and work-based learning for the sport, active leisure, health and well-being sector.
“If it wasn’t for Coachmakers, I wouldn’t be going to uni”
Previously, Sam Cotton was working as an electrician’s apprentice and “hated every minute of it”. Discovering Coachmakers put him on the path towards his dream of becoming an elite football coach.
Hundreds of young people have made a career in sport thanks to Coachmakers. Our courses give you all the skills, qualifications and support you need to become a sports coach or physical trainer – or go on to university to earn a sport-related degree. All...read more
Sport has the capacity to break deeply-ingrained behaviour patterns and mindsets, to engage even the most complex individuals and to bring about positive change to entire communities. Few places need sport's unique powers more than Derry/Londonderry. The...read more
In the first of a series of regular blogs, NASDC Chair James Mapstone outlines how 'PAGs' form the foundation of the Alliance's work in using the power of sport to tackle crime and rehabilitate offenders. The National Alliance of Sport for the Desistance...read more