A day in the life of a Greenhouse Sports coach
Greenhouse Sports coaches are at the heart of what we do, delivering our inspirational sport programmes in our 53 programmes across London. While all our coaches have the vital sporting qualification, they are more than sport coaches – they are advisors, mentors and motivators. Many of our coaches grew up or attended a school within three miles of the programmes they run or have been previously involved with Greenhouse Sports as volunteers or participants themselves. Because of this, they are uniquely able to be meaningful and credible role models for the young people with whom we work.
Go behind the scenes at one of our mainstream programmes in this account from Quintin Kynaston’s Head of PE of a day in the life of one of our inspirational coaches at that school, Coach Jerome.
A typical day for Coach Jerome begins at 7:30am where QK’s hardiest students burst into the sports hall for a focused training session. Most of the students agree it’s a great way to start their day. The early morning training session is followed up with a healthy and nutritious breakfast in the diner as part of QK’s daily breakfast cialis 20g offer to all students and they arrive to their first lesson with sense of accomplishment and a spring in their step!
Not just an early start for Coach Jerome but also a long day: he is often one of the last members of staff to leave as sessions and fixtures keep students active until 6.30pm. In between morning and after school coaching sessions, Coach Jack implements a range of training sessions with specific groups and he also spends a considerable amount of time mentoring and supporting his students across a number of their core subject areas. Coach keeps the mantra of ‘Student Athlete’ at the foundation of what he does and, as a result, he shows almost every time that he can have his charges believing in themselves and being at their best when it counts – on the court and across the whole school community.