The role of the coach in developing boccia players or clubs is crucial. All Coaches and Leaders are required to complete the necessary training.  

There are various Coach roles:


Leaders have a basic understanding of the sport and the necessary skills to be able to lead boccia sessions at a community level.  

Assistant Coach

This role supports the coach in the delivery of boccia sessions, working under the guidance of a Lead Coach.  Assistant Coaches may also delivery parts of a training session.


Coaches are responsible for preparing training programmes and training players, ensuring they develop new skills. Coaches also analyse player performance and provide motivation for them to reach their full potential.

Head Coach

This role is responsible for all the coaches and manages the forward planning and delivery outcomes of all coaching sessions.  Head Coaches are also responsible for team selections, coach development and providing performance feedback to players.

To become a Leader you must complete a Leaders' Award and to become a Coach you must complete a Coaching Award. More information on our courses can be found here.

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