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Coaching & Volunteering

Welcome to the Inspiring healthy lifestyles Coach & Volunteer page. We pride ourselves on providing quality educational & developmental opportunities for the voluntary sector of the borough. Inspiring healthy lifestyles believes that Coaches & Volunteers are a highly important tool in the development of grassroots sport. As a result we offer a range of programmes & inititatives aimed at assisting the borough’s voluntary sporting workforce to reach their full potential.

Please check back to this page regularly for up to date information on Coaching & Volunteering throughout Wigan & Leigh.

Coach Education

Inspiring healthy lifestyles run a range of Coach Education courses throughout the year for Clubs, Coaches and Volunteers wanting to up skill or keep up to date with mandatory training.

To be taken to the Coach education page with a full list of courses taking place through 2016/17 click below:

Coach Education

Can’t see a course you are looking for? Would like your club to host a course?

For more information on Coach Education contact Katie Shone on 01942 488495 or


Do you have an Interest in Sport?

Wanting gain skills and experience in Sport?

Would you like to spend them doing something rewarding?

Then look no further. Inspiring healthy lifestyles provide a range of sports related programmes and initiatives for which volunteer support is required. Click the link below to see the latest opportunities:

Volunteering Opportunities


Coach Funding/Bursaries

Inspiring healthy lifestyles does not have any funding available at present. However, if you follow the link below to the relevent page of the Greater Sport website you can view the funding available across Greater Manchester.

Greater Manchester Coach Funding