The Beyond the Classroom: Coaching and Officials Academy is designed to offer you the opportunity to develop your skills and provide a wider benefit to the LSE community. You have the opportunity to apply for a place on any coaching, umpires, officials or first aid course of your choice.
What courses will be funded:
Benefit to the community
- Courses which offer the widest possible benefit to LSEAU and students involved in sport at LSE
- Courses which meet a clearly expressed student need, particularly where there is a shortage of coaches, officials or first aiders
- Funding of and participation of students on a course must not damage the reputation of LSESU, LSEAU or the LSE
Benefit to the individual
- The course is fully accreditted by a national assocaition of the relevant sport or activity
- The course must take students beyond their current level of expertise or knowledge
- Priority will be given to students who have not already completed a course as part of the Beyond the Classroom Coaches and Officials Academy
- 4. The beneficiary must be an LSE Student
- If a club helps to fund a qualification, then the relevant student must provide at least 10 hours of coaching, officiating or first aid support to the club
- All participants must record their experiences in a report at the end of their course and hand this to LSESU
- In order to ensure long term benefit to the AU, priority will be given to students with more than 12 months left of study, in order to ensure that there is a continued benefit
- At least one space per club will be reserved for a student to complete a first aid course
LSESU staff will administer the allocation of funds for the academy, with strategic oversight from the LSESU Activities and Development Officer.