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Sports Coaching Abroad

If you're an avid sports fan, like to get out on the pitch and pitch in, and fancy getting some teaching experience, then spending your gap year coaching sports abroad is an amazing opportunity. Getting involved with sports projects abroad will give you brilliant hands-on work experience and get you set up for sports coaching in a range of countries worldwide. There are plenty of sports volunteering opportunities available abroad for the ideal, active gap year.

Sports coaching is also a great way to contribute to communities and show your caring side. Become a sports coach in South Africa, help out on the sports field as a school gap assistant in Australia, become a sports coach in Ghana or teach sports in Malawi as you share your sports skills with kids around the world. Inspire kids everywhere with your sports coaching and see the world at the same time!

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Sports coaching abroad

Become a sports coach in South Africa

Be an inspirational sports coach in South Africa and get involved with aspiring athletes abroad. Experience the exciting sights of South Africa and test your physical limits on a sports sensation. Become a football coach in South African communities or help out with sports lessons as a Cape Town community volunteer - get fit and healthy and make a difference to kids abroad.

Get athletic in Ghana

Get going and become a sports coach in Ghana! Make a real difference to the lives of children in developing countries and gain some career kudos at the same time. Ghana is known as one of Africa's friendliest countries and is a gorgeous location in which to gain sports coaching experience for your CV.

Teach sports in Malawi

Show off your awesome sports skills in magical Malawi. Coach local teams in sports such as football, volleyball, netball or rounders. Make your mark as you teach sports in Malawi and really make a difference on your gap year as a sports volunteer.

Get in a sports spin on your gap year and show off your sporting skills as you coach your way around the world!

Up to 60 days from £599

Make a real difference to the lives of local communities in beautiful Cape Town. Choose from a range of fantastic volunteer projects, and transfer vital skills to local settlements, schools, and crèches. An unforgettable experience!

5-12 weeks from £1,119

Spend 5 – 12 weeks as a football coach in beautiful South Africa and teach kids how to play the beautiful game! Pass on your skills, inspire kids and make a difference on this fantastic volunteer programme. 

5-12 weeks from £1,119

Head over to South Africa and teach kids your favourite sport! Volunteer in beautiful Port Elizabeth and share your passion for netball, hockey, rugby, tennis or swimming. Get sporty and make a difference!

2-12 weeks from £419

Puts your sports skills to good use as a sports coach on this African adventure!  Explore Africa and inspire the next generation of sporting stars as you share your sports know-how with kids in Ghana.

4-8 weeks from £1,079

Spend sunny African afternoons coaching volleyball, football, netball and rounders teams on this life changing volunteer experience! You’ll share your sporting skills with Malawian kids, and provide crucial education in local schools.

1,2 or 3 months from £2,149

Seek out sun, sea and surf Down Under as you discover the ultimate surfer's paradise in amazing Australia on this three month surf instructor course.