Coaching latest news

At CAPS we are keen to encourage new people to our wonderful sport, especially younger anglers who want to go fishing but whose parents maybe have no idea how to start out. To assist us in this aim, CAPS have teamed up with Angling Coaching Initiative (ACI) to introduce some professional coaching to the club. However, ACI needs some help!
We’re after volunteers to help ACI coach Juniors coming into our sport, plus some of the Parents & Grandparents who take them. 
To be one of our volunteers you do not need extensive angling experience just reasonable  competence, a love of the sport, and enthusiasm!
The intention is that this team will be based largely on CAPS waters so you’ll be helping the Club too, as well as enabling these newcomers to acquire the skills they need to stay with angling, long-term.

For this to happen next year ACI ideally need some volunteers to come forward now, to learn how ACI approach it all ready for next season. So this year you’d be on other local venues as well as CAPS waters. You can volunteer for as many or as few days as you can spare, ACI gear the number of students places for each day aound the number of available volunteers, to start with ACI have found it best to limit the student/coach ratio to two to one, as beginners do need a fair amount of help initially. 
All ACI events are run by a fully qualified Angling Trust Level 2 coach, trained in Risk Assessments, Safeguarding, & First Aid. 
Would you volunteer? It’s rewarding and enjoyable! If you’re interested in taking it further and becoming a qualified coach, we could sponsor you for this.

Junior coaching will again operate this season from May 2024 with the Angling Coaching Initiative on CAPS and other local club waters. Details of dates and venues are on the ACI  website  The fee per participant includes all tackle and bait.

We deliver voluntary coaching on Saturdays from May to October to budding young anglers using waters provided by five local angling clubs. It is aimed primarily at juniors aged 8 to 16, both for newcomers and those looking to improve, but we also coach parents/guardians.

We don’t have enough coaches though to meet the demand for places and have to turn some kids away. We need volunteers interested in spending even a few days over the season to pass on your knowledge and experience!

ACI need to secure the volunteers well in advance of the start of the 2024 coaching season, so we can plan our events.

For more details please contact; 
Chris Burt, ACI
07917 781299
Email [email protected]