Coaching

Interested in becoming a coach?  Read below about the members that have already become coaches and continue to development their skills by helping promote archery via the clubs activities.

To become a coach?

We generally host at least one Level 1 Coaching Course every year. We support our perspective coaches with much of the course costs either direct from the coaching budget or through external funding/grants. We also support coach development costs and help towards coaching kit.

Our Current Active Coaches (Dec 2019) are:

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Dan Gill, Steph Gill, Andy Cramb,  Vanessa Crang,  Peter Pawley, Roger Crang, Martin Tucker, Graham Kent, Caroline A’Bear, Jim Rowley,  Paige Tucker, Brian Gill, Kay Chappell, Lee Jones, Ella Gibson, Graham Peters, Aleesha Keddie, Jessica Diamond, Martin McKay, Andy Melling, Bob Worcester, Christine Anderton, Imogen Colenutt, Kieran Macey, Pete Sisson, Anthony Booth, Julian Kellett, Tony Summers, Michelle Denning, Bill Wilson.

Coaches that were members of Deer Park but now at University –  Ciaran Lunt, & James Lawton who are only available during non term time.

Plus numerous visiting coaches with additional skills to share and those who want to gain wider experience.

THIS IS A TOTAL OF MORE THAN 30 COACHES WHICH SUPPORT OUR CLUB, COMMUNITY & SCHOOLS ACTIVITIES THAT WE ARE SO ENGAGED IN!

We also engage coaches from other club’s when running county workshops for juniors and other special events.

Once a coach?

We run numerous development workshops, subsidise further training, contribute financially towards kit, have regular coach team meetings and most importantly run many events to practice coaching. We are not talking opportunities for a few hours per week, often in excess of 20 hours per week. Mentoring, group and individual, recreational, beginners, improvers, performance etc.