International Team Manager

Updated 4th of March 2024

International (Performance) Team Managers training is aimed at those who will work with clubs, groups such as the BVF and Home Nations in an International setting and who may aspire to work with British Fencing in this role.

The International training builds on the Domestic TM module and looks in depth at what a performance environment is and how Team Managers can help to create that environment.

This training is delivered face-to-face over zoom and will take around two and half hours.

The Registration Requirements are:

  • Have completed the Domestic Team Manager module
  • Be a member of British Fencing
  • Have a SafeGuard Core or equivalent training certificate
  • Have a current DBS, PVG or Access NI check
  • Have a UKAD Coach Clean Certificate

Have a UKAD certificate (mandatory)

There are two courses you can take, the Clean Sport Essentials, is an in-depth course for Athlete Lifestyle Advisors and Support Personnel the course consists of six modules followed by an assessment and there is the Coach Clean course which is shorter and aimed more at coaches but will still give you an understanding of anti-doping with regards to those who support athletes. Both courses are free and further details can be found at the UKAD Clean Sport Hub.

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It is recommended that Team Managers  hold a valid Emergency  First Aid at Work Certificate and have completed the British Fencing Welfare Officer training or sportscotland Child Wellbeing and Protection Officer Training (CWPO)

Read GBR Codes Of Conduct and Policies

Individuals wishing to become Registered International Team Manager will need to familiarise themselves with the additional Codes of Conduct and GBR Policies and Guidelines.

If you are interested in being a Team Manager with British Fencing please email the Workforce Development Officer. Team Managers wishing to be considered for BF camps and trips will be expected to have had considerable experience with clubs and Home Nations and should submit a CV detailing their experience.


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