Coaches

The English Lacrosse National Education Programme’s Level 1 and 2 Coaching awards are accredited qualifications by 1st 4 sport, an awarding body recognised and regulated by the Office of the Qualifications and Examiners Regulator (Ofqual). Through our partnership English Lacrosse has committed to delivering the following core values through its coaching awards:

  • Quality improvement via a culture of excellence
  • Governance and management by processes
  • Personnel development and organisational learning
  • Partnership and innovation
  • Customer Satisfaction and result orientation

English Lacrosse Coaching Courses

The English Lacrosse National Education Programme hosts a number of Introductory, Level 1, 2 and Level 3 coaching courses throughout the year. Please see below for an explanation of each course:

Organiser and Helper – I want to help at my club / university

You will be give the knowledge to be able to help organise some lacrosse at your club session.

Who is this specifically aimed at?

  • Anyone who wants to help and you are aged 14 or over

Why should I go on this course?

  • I will be able to help the club to improve by supporting the activities.

What will I get from the course?

  • You will get an English Lacrosse Volunteer Certificate.

Assistant Coaching Course – Level 1 –  I want to learn to coach


You will be give the knowledge to be able to help deliver a section of a planned session overseen by a level 2 coach, for individuals and team play.

Who is this specifically aimed at?

  • Anyone who wants to start coaching and you are aged 16 or over

Why should I go on this course?

  • I will be able to help the head/lead coach in running a session at my university/club/school

What will I get from the course?

  • You will get a Level 1 1st 4 Sport Award in Coaching Lacrosse

Head Team Coaching Course – Level 2 – I want to coach my club / university team



Who is this specifically aimed at?

  • Anyone who wants to be lead coach of your team

Why should I go on this course?

  • I will be able to be the head/lead coach in running a session at my university/club/school
  • I want to oversee Level 1 coaches assisting me coach
  • I want to coordinate with others in delivering lacrosse at my club / university (match officials, other volunteers).

What will I get from the course?

  • You will get a Level 2 1st 4 Sport Certificate in Coaching Lacrosse
  • You will be give the knowledge to be able to deliver lacrosse to individuals and your team for the lacrosse season

Talent Coach – Level 3 – I want ot coach in the England Talent Pathway 


Who is this specifically aimed at?

  • People who want to coach at Regional, Academy or National Squad Level

Why should I go on this course?

  • I will be able to deliver lacrosse specifically to the talent section of Lacrosse
  •  I want to learn how to coach at high performance

What will I get from the course?

  • You will get an English Lacrosse Talent Coaching Level 3
  • You will be give the knowledge to be able to be part of the England Talent Coaching team

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