Coaching and volunteering

Our academy gives you the opportunity to gain valuable experience coaching or volunteering within the sporting industry.

What is it?

The Coach and Volunteering Academy (CVA) provides students at all stages of their education with valuable sports-based coaching, volunteering and leadership opportunities to enhance their personal and professional development. Opportunities may cover:

  • coaching
  • officiating
  • event management
  • gym, health and fitness
  • media, marketing and communications
  • performance support
  • volunteer Zambia
  • sport committee positions
  • Loughborough Sport ambassadors.

Why do it?

To develop new skills and support Loughborough Sport – sport volunteering experiences are rewarding and enjoyable, as well as worthwhile. You can achieve qualifications in coaching, volunteering and leadership; all transferable skills needed throughout all walks of life, socially and professionally. Being a part of CVA will enhance your student experience and personal development.

CVA rewards and recognition

The CVA recognises the impact that students, staff and the community make through their voluntary hours and there are various reward packages distributed for milestones met. They also have the CVA Awards at the end of the year, recognising the hard work of our volunteers.