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Support for Surrey sports clubs, and help for coaches

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Club Matters

Club Matters - the essential one-stop-shop for sports clubs - provides free bitesized support and guidance on all aspects of running a club whether large or small, formal or informal.

Club Matters can help you to improve your club with… 

  • Online Support – Including online toolkits, quick reference guides and e-learning modules.
  • Workshops – Club Matters workshops are short training sessions delivered for free across the country by experts in a range of specic areas.
  • Mentoring – Whether you need long term support, or just want to sound out your ideas, our Club Matters mentors can help. Our exible mentoring scheme will offer more personal support to you and your club.
  • Club Improvement Plan – An online health check for clubs of all sizes and at all stages of their development, to establish whether they are performing well and where they can develop. This will provide your club with a tailored development plan.
  • Club Views - A club review tool allowing you to ask your members and volunteers what they think about your club.
  • Clubmark – The universally acknowledged cross sport accreditation scheme for community sports clubs.

Access the main Club Matters website and find all the resources you need.

 

Coaching

Why coach?

How to get involved

Qualifications and training

 

News for clubs and coaches

Sign up to our monthly Club & Coach e-newsletter and updates.

 

Active Surrey Funding Support

Our advice is open to sports clubs, individual athletes, local authorities and many others. You can read more about the support available including our partner-run network of Advisers for each borough and district on our funding page.

 

Attracting new members

Successful clubs know how to attract and look after prospective members; your first few contacts with someone dictate how they will view your club. 

As well as the information available on Club Matters, check out the free images and resources on the Promoting Activity website. And check out this PDF for some tips on how to welcome new members into your club.

 

Surrey Sports Workshops

A programme of workshops specifically chosen to encourage best practise and development for clubs and their coaches. More >>

 

Safeguarding

Advice and resources to encourage a safe and fun environment for everyone. More >>

 

If you coach or help run a club in Surrey and have a question, call us for help – 01483 518944.