The Sport, Art, Play Development Team work closely with the Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire to update the city and county-wide club database which lists information on local clubs such as; club location, contact details, and appropriate ages for activities for hundreds of sport specific organisations and clubs across the county. Please contact Sue Bentley: 01905 855 498 for more details on the club database.
Are you a local sports club and want to access more support? Whether its promotion or funding opportunities for activities or equipment, the Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire can help. They also organise several Club Development Evenings throughout the year to give clubs the opportunity to learn how to grow and develop. Contact Sue Bentley, Project Officer (Club, Coaching & Volunteering) firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01905 542035
The Sports Partnership also lead on Club Matters across the County which is a one stop shop to which provide clubs with support, learning and guidance on all aspects of running a club whether it is large, small or informal. The free Club Matters initiative brings together Sport England's existing support for clubs; ClubMark, ClubLeaders and Help for Clubs to create a single, integrated, free support package for clubs.
sports club accreditation
Is your club thinking about applying for accreditation from a national governing body (NGB) or Clubmark? Please see below the list of documents and qualifications required by most National Governing Bodies when gaining your club accreditation:
expanding your clubs offer in the city
Sport England have put together a toolkit which is packed with ideas and free resources to help you run satellite sports clubs for young people in the community.
Satellite clubs are extensions of community sports clubs and provide something different for that sporting community because they bring sport to young people in local venues as opposed to people coming to the club where they otherwise would not travel. The benefit of satellite clubs is that they may attract young people who are not typically very sporty.
Satellites are run by established sports clubs who bring their expertise and enthusiasm to local places where young people already meet. Together they create a satellite that offers sport in the way that these young people want to receive it.
A satellite club can be seen as a stepping-stone between taking part in school sport and joining a sports club. The aim of a Satellite is to enable a young person to move from school sport to the satellite and then into the main club.
As a club, developing a satellite club would benefit you if:
sport england club leaders
Sport England have set up an organisation especially to help and advise sports clubs. Their website is full of useful information and resources to help all different types of sports clubs. Visit
They provide advice on many different topics including: