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England Basketball Coaching Award Schemes


The Coaching Award Scheme is organised for the development and training of basketball coaches. The Scheme provides an incentive to men and women to improve their knowledge of the game, assesses this knowledge, and enables England Basketball to maintain a list of active coaches prepared to play a part in the development of Basketball in England.


Levels of Award


Leaders Award

This is a basic level qualification covering instructing the basic skills of the game, officiating and club administration.

Level I Coach Award (Assistant)

This is the basic level of coaching qualification, which gives outline knowledge of basketball, and enables the holder to introduce basketball, or to assist a Coach.

Level II Coach Award


This is the standard level of coaching qualification for all club coaches working at local level. The award gives a general overview of all aspects of basketball, and a basic introduction to coaching techniques.

Level III Coach Award (Advanced)

This is the Advanced level of coaching qualification, and is suitable for coaches working with all standards of players, from beginners to good standard players.