Yate & District Athletic Club are an ambitious athletics Track & Field club, based in close proximity to both Bristol and Bath.
Following the completion of brand new 8 lane track in 2019, which has provided one of the best athletics facilities in the South West. Yate AC now has everything that is necessary for disability athletics, including race chairs and a throwing seat.
The club wants to expand it’s membership, encouraging people with disabilities to try athletics.
Consequently, more coaches are needed to join the team.
We would like to be in a position where we are able to provide coaching for every athletic discipline, at every club training session.
We would like to be able to provide coaching for all disability athletics events.
To do this we need more specialist athletic coaches.
The club will guide any applicant through the entire process of becoming a qualified coach, from providing hands-on experience, working with our coaching team, through to funding the qualification.
To deliver unsupervised athletics (track AND field) coaching to disabled athletes of various age and ability.
Anybody who applies for the job will need to have the following accreditations. If you don't already have them, Yate AC can help you attain them.
- DBS certification
Plus one, or more, of the following Coaching Awards:
- Athletics Assistant Coach
- Athletics Coach
- Coach in Running Fitness
- Event Group Coach
Disability athletics is increasing in popularity around the world.
Anybody with a good knowledge of disability athletics coaching would be in high demand.
Any successful candidate would have plenty of freedom to be able to shape the role at our club however they see fit.
Anybody interested in this role should contact Jeremy Dale
The club own twelve race wheelchairs and a secured chair for throwing.
All throws circles have anchor points for throwing chairs.
All areas are wheelchair accessible.