Become a coach

Coaching is vital to the long-term development of the sport of bowls.

Coach Bowls is the only nationally recognised coaching qualification for the sport of bowls in England.

It uses the UK Coaching Framework as a guideline for development, and its stated aim is to provide ‘a world class bowls coaching system for all’.

Coach Bowls is wholly owned by Bowls England and the English Indoor Bowling Association Ltd.

For more details on Coach Bowls, including information on membership and training opportunities for coaches, go to: www.coachbowls.org.

The Coach Bowls Membership Scheme provides insurance, support and benefits to all levels of coaching, whatever code you coach. By joining the Coach Bowls Membership scheme you are actively supporting all of the work we do, helping invest in the development of Bowls coaching, supporting the future of the sport from grass roots to elite.

Coaching is vital to the long-term development of the sport of bowls.

Tony Allcock OBE, Bowls England Chief Executive and Director of Coach Bowls Ltd, said: “Coaching is vital to the long-term future of the sport of bowls."

Available Coaches

Coaches are available across England to provide their assistance to clubs and individual bowlers. To find your nearest Coach Bowls Qualified Coach, click below.

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Peter Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of the English Indoor Bowling Association and Director of Coach Bowls Ltd, added: “The formation of Coach Bowls Ltd is part of a long-term sustainability plan to ensure that coaching is embedded into the sport of bowls."

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