Sports Club Support

Life Leisure works in partnership with Sport Stockport to support sports clubs across Stockport. The Sport Stockport Partnership Manager offers advice and guidance to clubs on:

  • Funding and application processes
  • Club Accreditation
  • Coach Education
  • Coaching Bursaries
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • CRB Advice
  • Support for Sport Development Groups
  • Annual Sports Awards

A benefits package is available to clubs affiliated to Sport Stockport who have achieved Clubmark or those actively working towards accreditation. Sport Stockport administers ‘Get Coaching Stockport’ and the Club Development Fund. Get Coaching Stockport offers a 50% refund to coaches who attend Level 1 and Level 2 coaching courses and also provides subsidised places on CPD courses such as Safeguarding, First Aid & Equity workshops. The Club Development Fund provides grants of up to £300 for clubs who hold accreditation or are currently working towards Clubmark. Membership to Sport Stockport is just £20 a year to all local clubs

The Sport Development team also run a number of workshops which are essential for club and coach development.

What is Clubmark?

For more information on Club accreditation please see the Clubmark website or contact your National Governing Body.

For advice on club and coach development within your club, please contact Ian Dixon on 0161 482 0920 or email Ian today.