Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2012’

The Albion Foundation cleans up with kind support from Apollo 2000

The Albion Foundation is delighted to have received a kind donation of electrical equipment from our neighbours at Apollo 2000. The contribution will help a number of projects over the coming seasons. Apollo 2000 has always worked well within the community and has kindly stepped in to support the Foundation by providing a washing machine and drier which will be …

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Coach Mentoring Scheme

The Coach Mentoring Scheme designed by The Albion Foundation’s Sandwell Coodinator, Abbie Hinton aims to inspipre and upskill aspiring or inexperienced coaches to explore their potential. Abbie said of the scheme: “In the first instance I wanted to improve the quality of young coaches coming through here at The Albion Foundation but the Coach Mentoring Scheme is there for anybody …

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Blind Centre of Excellence Launched

We are delighted to announce that Sporting Club Albion have been chosen by The Football Association to host the West Midlands’ Blind Centre of Excellence. To celebrate the new status, Baggies players Nicky Shorey and Ben Foster joined Sporting Club Albion’s England international blind footballer, and London 2012 Paralympics hopeful, Darren Harris at an official launch at the club’s Barclays …

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Long and Olsson promote Triple A: ‘Albion’s Activating Attendance’ programme

THE Albion Foundation, West Bromwich Albion Football Club’s official charitable trust, has formed a partnership with the Premier League Community Fund, Sandwell Local Authority and four Sandwell secondary schools in a bid to raise school attendance – and it is making a real difference. Shane Long and Jonas Olsson officially launched Triple A, which stands for ‘Albion’s Activating Attendance’ yesterday …

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Join The Albion Foundation Team- 2 Posts

Coach – Triple A / Time-Out x 2 posts   Salary Range – £16,000 – £19,000   Contract – minimum six months and maximum 12 (to be negotiated) in the first instance   The Albion Foundation (registered Charity 1081948) is an established and successful provider of Sports and Education programmes.  Triple A – Albion Activating Attendance – uses the brand …

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Coach Education Weeks- 2012

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the development of coaching The Albion Foundation will once again be running FA Coach Education courses during 2012. Details can be found below: Coach Education week 1: Both courses will take place at George Salter Collegiate Academy, Claypit Lane, West Bromwich, B70 9PW. On arrival you should report to the community entrance …

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Time-Out Learners Give Back

The Albion Foundation’s Time-Out project paid a visit to the Children’s Ward at Sandwell General Hospital this month. Pupils generated the idea through the scheme ‘Giving Back’ – a project that involves doing charitable things for the less fortunate.  With only guidance from staff pupils were left to organise and arrange the visit on their own. The group identified a …

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2012 Coaching Clinics

The first coaching clinic of 2012 will be held at The Albion Foundation Building on Friday 27th January from 6.30pm – 9pm. The theme for the evening will be ‘Developing Possession’. Content for the evening will focus on the fundamentals of how as coaches we can develop our players understanding of ball retention (when to risk, retain or recycle possession), …

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Are you a Gifted and Talented Basketball Player?

  As part of continued developments at Sporting Club Albion we are pleased to announce a new sports performance programme for gifted and talented basketball players. The Sports Performance Programme in partnership with our neighbours Sandwell Academy, will consist of a two-year sixth-form programme commencing in September 2012, with a timetable of both study and basketball coaching. This programme will …

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Are you a Gifted and Talented Cricketer?

  As part of an exciting new Sports Performance Programme gifted and talented cricket players will have the opportunity to pursue their cricket alongside their academic studies. The Sports Performance Programme, a partnership with our neighbours Sandwell Academy and West Bromwich Dartmouth Cricket Club, will consist of a two-year sixth-form programme commencing in September 2012. We believe this will be …

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