The Sports Mentorship Programme aimed to increase the number of appropriately qualified and highly motivated sports coaches who are able to deliver good quality fun sessions in order to help increase sport and physical activity within the area as East Durham has a lower than average participation rate in physical activity which affects the health and wellbeing of our population.
The Mentorship Programme was designed, steered and developed with the help of the Active Easington Network (East Durham’s Community Sports Network) to address the gaps, barriers and difficulties encountered when trying to develop and retain a good quality coaching workforce in the East Durham area. It works collectively with key partners to;
What the Mentorship Programme has achieved
The programme was in operation since December 2008 and has been hugely successful, with many achievements including:-