Council's coaching event is inspired - and that's official!

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Published Date: 

18 Nov 2011 - 13:44

Argyll and Bute Council’s Coaching Champions event in February is one of a select number of events in the UK which has been granted the Inspire mark by the London 2012 Inspire programme.

The London 2012 Inspire programme recognises innovative and exceptional projects that are directly inspired by the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  The Mark will be carried on all publicity issued for the coaching conference which will take place in Oban during February.  With 56 courses from athletics to mountain skills there is something for everyone.  If you are interested in taking a sport a step further and you want to find out more about how to become an accredited coach then visit for more details.  You can also pick up a pack from all Argyll and Bute Council leisure centres and gyms.

Spokesperson Councillor Rory Colville said, “We’ve known for years that our coaching champions weekend is an inspiration both to coaches and the athletes they teach.  Being given this Mark is a real accolade and is a huge recognition for the team who have put this event together over the past four years.”

Seb Coe, Chair of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games said: ’The Inspire programme is ensuring the legacy of the 2012 Games starts now as projects like Coaching Champions are enabling people in Argyll and Bute to make positive life changes.’