Personal Details

  • Please ensure all details are inserted correctly. Complete all your personal details in the boxes as requested
  • Manchester volunteer programme – all coaches applying for funding are expected to sign up to the volunteer programme before applying

About Yourself

  • Please ensure you select one of the three award levels (Support, Develop, Achieve)

 About Your Coaching Experience

  • You need to demonstrate your coaching experience
  • Please ensure you detail your current coaching level in your sport/s, the team/s and or sessions that you coach and any relevant coaching successes
  • With your coaching goals please use the SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and time bound) approach to setting goals
  • Detail your goals for both the coming year and future years

How Will the Coach Award Help You

  • Clearly demonstrate all the courses you are applying for including the dates and costs
  • Coach Awards will be prioritised to coaches who demonstrate they have the biggest impact on Manchester’s communities
  • Coaches who are successful in being granted a Coach Award will be required to coach an agreed number of voluntary hours

Club Endorsement

  • Coach awards will be made to either individuals / club or official sporting body. Please ensure you identify the club / sporting body lead contact
  • Please ensure you gain a club / official sporting body reference to identify your sporting achievements


  • Please ensure all information has been inserted correctly
  • Please note that non completion of a course will require your grant to be returned to Manchester City Council Sports Development