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We are a Southwark Business Excellence Awards 2023 finalist!

We are thrilled to announce that Disability Sports Coach is a Southwark Business Excellence Awards 2023 finalist! It’s an absolute honour to have made the shortlist for such a prestigious award in the borough that is home to the Disability Sports Coach head office! We have made the final in the category of Best Charity, […]

Support our Christmas Appeal 2023

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Can you stop a child from being left out of sport this Christmas? A donation from you, however small, could make a life-changing difference to a disabled child who can’t join in with sports through no fault of their own. A child who has been left out of physical activity from a young age due […]

Our 5-year vision to enhance the lives of disabled people

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We outline our 5-year vision to enhance the lives of disabled people through the power of sport. We are pleased to share Enhancing Lives – our 2023-28 strategy to improve the physical and mental health of disabled people. The benefits of sport on physical and mental wellbeing are well-known. But, for disabled people, opportunities are […]

Inclusive Activity Leader Temi wins Sports Coach of the Year Award

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Our Coach Temi has just won the London and South-East Volunteer/Doorstep Coach of the Year from national charity StreetGames! The award recognised Temi’s hard work in becoming a qualified sports coach as part of our Inclusive Activity Leaders project in partnership with Nike. The project trained both disabled and non-disabled people with the skills and […]

On course for sporting success

At Disability Sports Coach (DSC) we share our expertise by delivering coaching and training courses that make sport accessible for disabled people. At the weekend we held an Inclusive Coaching Workshop and Adapted Sports Course at London South Bank University. DSC’s Hannah Paton said: “It was fantastic to welcome the delegates who really engaged with […]

Regent’s Park festival a celebration of inclusivity

Sport is for everyone – and our Together Celebration at Regent’s Park showed just that! Disability Sports Coach (DSC) teamed up with the London Inclusion Sports Academy (LISA) to deliver a sports festival brimming with activity. Visitors took part in a range of sports including football, tennis, athletics, adapted cycling and boccia. Close to 100 […]

Fundraisers break barriers to disability sport at Big Half Marathon

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Alex (pictured below) is autistic and wants to ensure that other disabled people get the same chances to excel in sport that he’s had. That’s why on September 3 Alex will be one of 10 fantastic runners taking part in the Vitality The Big Half for Disability Sports Coach. The team will wind its way […]

Sign up to our Sports Clubs for summer fun!

The weather may be dull, but our summer sports activities will brighten up your holidays! Our Tower Hamlets Summer Camp at Poplar Baths runs from tomorrow until Friday, August 11. Hurry because spaces are limited. For more information email: clubs@disabilitysportscoach.org Still in Tower Hamlets, SocietyLinks is running a Summer Sports Club during the holidays with […]

Chris boxes at Clapham Grand for Disability Sports Coach

He’s swapping the office for the boxing ring and calls himself ‘The Punching Penfold’. Chris Mounsey-Thear, the ex-Chair of Disability Sports Coach, is preparing for a white collar boxing match at The Clapham Grand to raise funds for DSC. While admitting his credentials are lacking in the ring and that he’s named after a short-sighted, […]

Disability Sports Coach in Berlin for Special Olympics talk

An invitation to talk about our Inclusive Activity Leader (IAL) graduates on a global stage was one not to miss! Our CEO Peter Ackred and Project Officer Hannah Paton were in Berlin at the invitation of Special Olympics GB. Hannah said: “We explained about the benefits of the IAL programme in opening up sports coaching […]



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