ENSURE THAT ENJOYMENT & ENGAGEMENT IS AT THE CENTRE OF THE LEARNING PROCESS
THE COACH EDUCATOR
Richard Cheetham MBE has gained recognition nationally and internationally within coach education and has been an invited speaker for British Cycling, Cycling Ireland, England Handball and the England Cricket Coaches Association. Since May 2014 he has worked with the UCI World Cycling Elite Coach Education Programme in Switzerland.
His research, publications and conference presentations have focussed on developing a more holistic approach to coaching as well as encouraging creativity and innovation in practice session design. The important role of play in sport at all levels of performance and across all ages has been a specific area of research with his work contributing to a regional primary education physical literacy initiative, UK Coaching, Rugby Canada and the University of Winchester Play and Creativity festival.
He recently been awarded the 2018 UK Coaching Coach Developer of the year.
BRUNEL UNIVERSITY, LONDON
CONSULTANT, COACH DEVELOPMENT BRITISH CANOEING-2019
RESEARCHER, PLAYER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME,-2013, SARACENS RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB
LEAD TUTOR, COACH DEVELOPMENT-2009, RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION