Royal Foundation – Coach Core initiative

A group of sports organisations in the north-west of England have come together to create full-time coaching apprenticeships for young people from challenging backgrounds. The “Team Manchester” branch of the Coach Core initiative will work with professional sports teams like Manchester City, Manchester United, Sale Sharks and Lancashire Cricket Club to provide tutoring, qualifications and other opportunities to enable the youngsters to pursue careers in coaching and elsewhere in the sports industry. The new scheme is part of a wider initiative launched in 2012 as part of the legacy of the London Olympic Games and is supported by the Duke and Duchess …