WUC Becomes Delivery Centre for Coach Parker

Writtle University College has become 1 of 20 institutions across the UK to be granted as a Coach Parker delivery centre, helping to make sport and physical activity more accessible.

"Coach Parker is a new Sport England funded, joint initiative between Our Parks, UK Coaching and BUCS. The aim of this It aims to bring higher education and community exercise together by providing a free accredited Level 2 qualification, enabling coaches to deliver outdoor exercise on campus and in local community and outdoor spaces." - BUCS (you can read the full BUCS news piece here).

Sport staff members, Amy Grimsey and Steve Scott, will be leading on this exciting project, with the first course being planned for later this year. "We are really excited to be part of this initiative and getting people qualified to provide free, fun outdoor activity sessions that can be delivered to a diverse range of people." - Amy Grimsey, Sport Development and Engagement Manager.