Events management

Boy playing polybatThe English Federation of Disability Sport is committed to working in partnership to develop player pathways. Disability Sport Events is our in-house team, who can guide and support you in delivering an inclusive programme. We do this by:

  • Assisting in event management within the development forums in sport both nationally and regionally- providing guidance
  • Providing advice and expertise for talent identification in sport, helping to set the standard and support disabled people in competition
  • Advise and support to ensure your player pathways are accessible to disabled athletes, providing example policy templates
  • Partnerships to create regional festivals and taster sessions to engage young disabled people in sport and increase opportunities at community level to progress from school to club and regional to national level
  • Advice on the EFDS Profile System- which supports grouping disabled people in sport for fair competition
  • Providing training on the EFDS Profile System for teachers, club coaches and physiotherapists on its potential use in your sport
  • Joining forces to run regional and national events to increase participation and develop talented disabled athletes

For more information contact Disability Sport Events team