Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University) is a higher education corporation; it was established as Leeds Polytechnic on 01 April 1989 under the provisions of the Education Reform Act 1988. Following the Further and Higher Education Act 1992, the corporation changed its name to Leeds Metropolitan University and was awarded powers to award taught and research degrees.

Sergio Lara Bercial,
Julian North,

The International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), formerly known as the International Council for Coach Education, is a not-for-profit global cooperative organization founded in 1997 with the mission of developing and promoting coaching as a blended professional area across the globe.

Karen Livingstone,

The Netherlands Olympic Committee * Netherlands Sports Confederations (NOC*NSF) is the umbrella body for organized sports in the Netherlands. The 95 member organizations, including 76 sport federations, account for around 27,700 sport clubs with almost 6 million members, who make up almost a third of the Dutch population.

Jan Minkhorst,

The Hungarian Coaching Association (HCA) was established in 1993 as a national professional representation organisation for coaches in Hungary. The main goal of HCA is to provide professional, technical, legal and infrastructural services for their members, to represent its membership in a social dialogue and issues of all kinds. HCA advises the government regarding all areas related to coaching, coach education and continuing professional development of coaches.

Ladislav Petrovic,
Rita Horvath,

The Coaches Academy Cologne of the German Olympic Sports Confederation is central and a stand-alone training and education centre for top trainers and coaches in Germany. It was established 1974 at the express request of the German Olympic Sports Confederation and its federations. The Coaches Academy works in close partnership with the Federal Ministry of Interior and the federal state North Rhine-Westphalia.

Lutz Nordmann,

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences (formerly Helsinki Business Polytechnic and Helia) is one of Finland's largest business polytechnics. It is an open polytechnic, owned by a foundation run by Helsinki's business community. Haaga-Helia offers courses in business, information technology, sport and leisure education, hospitality, tourism, management assistant education, vocational teacher education programmes, journalism, marketing, and in languages.

Kirsi Hämäläinen,

CoachLearn: Enhancing sport coaches’ learning, mobility and employment within the context of a European Sport Coaching Framework’