Active4Today offers support to individuals and clubs to support the development of coaching opportunities within Newark and Sherwood.


Sport and activity coaching is a popular career choice, as well as a fantastic way to spend your free time. Please see below some FAQs about getting into coaching:

Do you want to get into sports coaching but don't know where to start?

If you are interested in sports coaching please contact our Sports Development Officer on 01636 655701 or We will discuss with you your interests, aims and ambitions and get you started on the coaching ladder.

How do you find a course that's suitable for yourself?

There are lots of courses held across the region and big demand for certain sports such as trampolining and gymnastics. All courses are available on the Sport Nottinghamshire website. If you are looking at booking on a course that you cannot find, please contact Sports Development.

Can Active4Today help with the cost of attending a course?

Yes we can! Please visit our funding page for more details. Please note, terms and conditions apply.

Career Guide - How to become a lifeguard (PDF File, 12,243kb)

Active4Today also run regular Lifeguard and Swim Teaching courses so follow us on social media and check our website for details.