It is clear that coaching plays an important role in delivering success in sport at all levels. The national strategy for sport, Sport 21, offers a vision of Scotland as:
• A country where sport is more widely available to all;
• A country where sporting talent is recognised and nurtured; and
• A country achieving and sustaining world-class performance in sport.
Coaches have an important role to play in achieving all three components of this vision. Coaches enable participation by teaching new skills and introducing a wide range of people to sport. They enable athletes to develop their talent and to progress to higher levels of achievement and competition. They enable athletes to achieve success in world-class sport. If the three visions of Sport 21 are to be realised, Scotland needs a coaching workforce with ambition, capacity and capability to deliver high quality sport in schools, clubs and community settings and to nurture talented performers to succeed in international events.
Editor's comments - [ After the revision of Sport 21 [the sport policy for Scotland in 2000] and the setting of the key target areas, sportscotland committed to revising and updating its coaching framework and re-positioning it within the context of the developing national stategy for sport. As a result, in 2005 sportscotland established a Coaching Scotland Advisory Group to lead this initiative and appointed Vaga Associates to support this work by conducting desk and primary research and overseeing a period of consultation with key partners. ] Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from <this page's full URL>
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Reference : Vaga associates. (2006). Coaching Scotland. Edinburgh: Sportscotland
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