Sports Coaching Gap Year Courses

If you are sports mad, or have sporting teaching or coaching qualifications or skills that you could pass on to others, then spending your gap year on a sports themed project or course makes perfect sense. The gap years below could see you teaching rugby in South Africa, or gaining a professional ski instructor qualification in Canada. There are plenty of choices for every sports enthusiast.

Some of the sports gap year courses that we advertise even come with the offer of a job at the end of the training period. If you are looking to be involved in sports during your gap year, check out the courses below for lots of great ideas.


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Watersports Instructor Training UK

Watersports Instructor Training UK


Europe

UKSA’s UK Watersports Instructor training course is a great way to kick-start your career. We will train you in four disciplines and give you all of the qualifications needed to work as a Watersports Instructor.
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Make an enquiry with UKSA

Paid Work

Paid Work


Asia Australasia Europe NorthAmerica

Chose from instructing, hospitality and support roles in one of our Canadian ski resorts. Experience the Aussie Outback or the cosmopolitan city of Sydney or Auckland. We offer the chance to earn money teaching in China or Thailand. Travel, gain experience, get to know the locals & enhance your CV.
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Make an enquiry with Oyster Worldwide




Ski Instructor Training Course with Guaranteed Job on Completion
SPECIAL OFFER!

Ski Instructor Training Course with Guaranteed Job on Completion


Europe

Our prices are far lower than every other instructor course out there for a number of reasons: - PASSIONATE PROS - QUALITY CHALETS - OUR OWN TRAVEL COMPANY - POLAND IS THE BEST VALUE
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Make an enquiry with Sunshine World

Outdoor Jobs (Climb Guide, Abseil Instructor, Ground Crew Staff and many more....)

Outdoor Jobs (Climb Guide, Abseil Instructor, Ground Crew Staff and many more....)


UK

Wire & Sky are looking for dynamic, confident outdoor enthusiasts to work at our exciting aerial adventure visitor experiences in London and the South-East.
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Make an enquiry with Wire & Sky

Volunteer sports coaching in South Africa

Volunteer sports coaching in South Africa


Africa

Coaching your favourite sport is a fantastic way to engage with the local children in the school you visit on this project. The kids are eager to learn and despite any challenges, such as lack of football goals or netball posts, you will work together and everyone benefits and learns.
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Make an enquiry with Oyster Worldwide

Work on a Summer Camp in the USA

Work on a Summer Camp in the USA


NorthAmerica

Are you ready to make summer 2020 the best one yet? Get ready for real fun, real travel and real adventure with the real Camp America. Camp America is your chance to spend nine weeks living and working on an amazing summer camp in the USA.
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Make an enquiry with Camp America

Summer Camp Counsellor Job

Summer Camp Counsellor Job


NorthAmerica

Elevate your summer this year in Canada. Summer camps in Canada are looking to recruit camp counsellors for this summer. Being a camp counsellor at a summer camp means every day is an adventure. Whilst making memories and friends that will last a lifetime.
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Make an enquiry with Camp Canada

Travel the globe with the coolest job on earth

Travel the globe with the coolest job on earth


Asia Europe NorthAmerica

EA Ski & Snowboard are the world's largest provider of ski and snowboard instructor internships. Turn your love of skiing or snowboarding into a career. Receive world-class training, gain an internationally recognised qualification and get a guaranteed paid job offer - all in one season.
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Make an enquiry with EA Ski and Snowboard

Camp Counselor in France
SPECIAL OFFER!

Camp Counselor in France


Europe

We’ve been running English camps for French children since 1994! With multiple locations across France, American Village Language Immersion Camps welcome thousands of kids each year. Our caring, fun, and professional counselor team is a part of what makes our camp so loved by our campers!
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Make an enquiry with American Village

Become a qualified ski instructor - Train, qualify and work all in one season

Become a qualified ski instructor - Train, qualify and work all in one season


Asia Australasia Europe NorthAmerica

Do you want a career that will take you across the globe? Do you want to live and work in the world's top ski destinations? Become a ski instructor with EA Ski & Snowboard and fast-track your career in the snow industry. Choose from 26 resorts across five countries.
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Make an enquiry with EA Ski and Snowboard

Work as a Ski Instructor

Work as a Ski Instructor


Europe NorthAmerica

Train with professional ski instructors and gain your own qualifications that will allow you to teach in the same season. Following your course, become a snow sports instructor in Canada or Austria and earn money whilst enjoying the season on these fantastic slopes!
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Make an enquiry with Oyster Worldwide

Affordable Under 18 Volunteer Abroad Programs From £180

Affordable Under 18 Volunteer Abroad Programs From £180


Africa Asia NorthAmerica SouthAmerica

PMGY offer some of the most amazing Under 18 volunteer projects in gorgeous, exotic locations abroad from 1-week to 6-months.
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Make an enquiry with Plan My Gap Year

Adventure Instructor

Adventure Instructor


Europe

Working in the outdoors is an amazing opportunity to escape the 9-5 routine. Try something new today. Have a job you love, make new friends and change children's lives.
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Make an enquiry with In 2 Action

Affordable Overseas Volunteer Programs From £150

Affordable Overseas Volunteer Programs From £150


Africa Asia NorthAmerica SouthAmerica

Plan My Gap Year is an award-winning volunteer travel organisation, working across 17 countries in Africa, Asia & South America. PMGY provide a safe, structured and social experience with opportunities available from 1-36 weeks.
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Make an enquiry with Plan My Gap Year

Work in the USA as a Camp Counselor

Work in the USA as a Camp Counselor


NorthAmerica

You will be spending your summer months working at a fantastic summer camp in the USA! Wild Packs specialise in finding summer camp jobs (based all over America) for hundreds of young people every year. We look to support enthusiastic individuals who are eager for a challenge!
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Make an enquiry with Wildpacks

Sports Coaching Gap Year

Sports Coaching Gap Year


Africa SouthAmerica

Take part in coaching a range of sports including football, rugby, cricket, netball or swimming. Help and support groups of disadvantaged children around the world. Combine sport with the opportunity to travel and make a difference.
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Make an enquiry with Oyster Worldwide

7 week Level 1 and 2 ski instructor course in Whistler

7 week Level 1 and 2 ski instructor course in Whistler


NorthAmerica

Gain your ski instructor qualifications and become a pro in just 7 weeks on our course in Whistler Blackcomb. If you are short on time, this is one of the quickest ways to get your CSIA Level 1 and 2. Exam fees included. This course also includes the Avalanche Skills Level 1 course!
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Make an enquiry with Oyster Worldwide Ski

Expedition Leader Program

Expedition Leader Program


Asia Australasia

This is a comprehensive program for people looking to become globally experienced and qualified Expedition Leaders, capable of leading treks into high altitude and developing world regions.
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Make an enquiry with Pure Exploration

Skiers wanted Become an instructor - training and job included

Skiers wanted Become an instructor - training and job included


Asia Australasia Europe NorthAmerica

Want to get turn your love of skiing or snowboarding into a career? Become a ski or snowboard instructor in 2020. Receive world-class training, gain internationally-recognised qualifications and get a guaranteed paid job offer at the ski resort of your choice.
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Make an enquiry with EA Ski and Snowboard

Paid Work

Paid Work


Asia Australasia Europe NorthAmerica

Chose from instructing, hospitality and support roles in one of our Canadian ski resorts. Experience the Aussie Outback or the cosmopolitan city of Sydney or Auckland. We offer the chance to earn money teaching in China or Thailand. Travel, gain experience, get to know the locals & enhance your CV.
Get more details & apply
Make an enquiry with Oyster Worldwide

Mountain Bike Instructor

Mountain Bike Instructor


Europe

Flying Fish have been delivering courses and getting people qualified in the Outdoor Industry for years. Our Mountain Bike Instructor course is ideal for anyone looking to become more proficient on their bike or who wants to go on and teach. Get in touch for more information.
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Make an enquiry with OutdoorJAC

Watersports Instructor Training UK

Watersports Instructor Training UK


Europe

UKSA’s UK Watersports Instructor training course is a great way to kick-start your career. We will train you in four disciplines and give you all of the qualifications needed to work as a Watersports Instructor.
Get more details & apply
Make an enquiry with UKSA

Snowboard Instructor Training Course with Guaranteed Job on Completion
SPECIAL OFFER!

Snowboard Instructor Training Course with Guaranteed Job on Completion


Europe

We are owned and run entirely by professional, experienced, qualified ski and snowboard instructors and sports professionals so we can efficiently and cost-effectively include training and experience for our clients within our own ski and snowboard Academy. Poland is well known for being great valu
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Make an enquiry with Sunshine World

Whistler Blackcomb Ski Instructor Course and Job

Whistler Blackcomb Ski Instructor Course and Job


NorthAmerica

Qualify as a Level 1 ski instructor in the world-class resort of Whistler and then teach for the rest of the season! Spend your days on the mountain, earning money and teaching kids to ski. The CSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor training and exam are included. Book now!
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Make an enquiry with Oyster Worldwide Ski

Superyacht Crew - Deckhand, Steward, Stewardess, Yacht Chef, Engineers

Superyacht Crew - Deckhand, Steward, Stewardess, Yacht Chef, Engineers


Asia

Would you like to work as a deckhand, steward, stewardess, engineer or chef on a luxury superyacht?
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Make an enquiry with Galileo Maritime Academy

Sports coaching in Ghana

Sports coaching in Ghana


Channel your enthusiasm for your sport through coaching young people in Ghana, helping them to learn new skills and provide an opportunity for physical activity, which is often not offered at their schools. A unique experience to encourage young people to learn a new sport and share your enthusiasm.
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Make an enquiry with Oyster Worldwide

Canoe Trip Leading at Summer Camp

Canoe Trip Leading at Summer Camp


NorthAmerica

Go with the flow this summer. Spend your summer, having the adventure of a lifetime, as a canoeing or kayaking instructor at one of our camps in Canada. You'll spend every day on the water, instructing groups of children of different age and ability. This is an in-demand job role for camp directors.
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Make an enquiry with Camp Canada


Sports teaching and coaching

Most of us only get the chance to indulge in our favourite sports in our free time. But would not it be great if we could play football, go mountain biking or surf some great beaches whenever we liked, rather than squeezing it in to an evening, or at the weekend after a long tiring week at work. Well as part of your gap year there is the chance to take part and get involved in any number of sporting activities. You may wish to volunteer as a sports coach, teaching in disadvantaged local communities to give youngsters sporting skills and experience that we take for granted at home. You may prefer to spend your time on a training course that leads to a professional instructor qualification in sports such as skiing, mountain biking or scuba diving. Or it may be that you just get the opportunity to improve your own sporting abilities with experiences like learning to sail in Australia or horse riding in Argentina.