This page is intended to provide additional instructions around authorised personal coaches for GBR Major Events 

Last updated: 25th November 2023

ALL coaches must abide by the relevant BF policies including GBR-Coaches-Policy-v1.6.pdf (


In addition to the above:

  1. Coaches must have an in date and valid FIE Coach Licence
  2. Have the clear criminal records check and (if DBS used) be on the DBS update service
  3. Coaches are up to date on the coach register, hold a valid Coach Clean certificate and have attended an ADP Safeguarding training session
  4. Have a written coaching development plan or Coaching Health Check
  5. Been attending the other competitions with the selected athletes through the season, with recent Major Event experience.
  6. Been actively involved in producing a documented IADP with the athlete/s they are coaching.
  7. Have an individual documented plan which covers not only competition day but their preparation (attendance at pre-competition briefing, pre-comp camps or training day)
  8. Have demonstrated a set of personal behaviours aligned with a credible performance coach


Further Information

If you cannot find the information you need on this page please submit any questions to us via the form here and a member of the ADP team will come back to you. Please note that we will not be able to reply to all emails personally but will update this page to answer the most common queries we receive.



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