2017 Incheon KTF-ITU Level 1 Coaches Course

08 - 12 Nov, 2017 • Incheon, Korea, South
Application Deadline: 04 Oct 2017

Course Language: English

7 November Arrival of the Level 1 Coaching Course participants
8-12 November 2017 Incheon KTF-ITU Level 1 Coaches Courses
12 November Arrival of the Level 2 Coaching Course participants
13 November       Official Welcome Dinner & Social Programme/Networking with all the participants
14 November Departure of the Level 1 Course participants

2017 Incheon KTF-ITU Level 1 Coaches Course
Number of courses: 2
Maximum number of participants: 18 / each course
Date: 8-12 November 2017
Arrival: 7 November / Departure: 14 November
Online application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/koccl1

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) and the Korean Triathlon Federation (KTF) are pleased to announce that we are now inviting applications for the 2017 KTF-ITU Triathlon Coaching Education Programme to be held in Incheon, Korea from 8th to 18th November 2017.  The application is open for ODA Recipient Countries as it is defined by the United Nations (UN) and listed here (please see the attached documents section).  The programme has been supported and fully financed by the Korean Olympic Committee and the Korea Sport Ministry.

The aim of the project is to provide opportunity for developing nations to access coaching education in triathlon and get qualified by ITU as triathlon coaches at two levels (ITU Triathlon Level 1 Coach and ITU Triathlon Level 2 Coach).  There are more than a hundred National Federations across five continents are eligible to benefit from the programme led by accredited ITU Coaching Facilitators.

The applications have to be submitted to ITU by the National Federations and all the candidates must meet the requirements as defined in the Level 1 Triathlon Coach - Curriculum Document and Level 2 Triathlon Coach - Curriculum Document.

The programme gives ITU Level 1 Triathlon Coach and ITU Level 2 Triathlon Coach qualification to the candidates who are successfully completing the course.

To apply, candidates will need to download an application form from the ITU Development website and then submit a completed version or submit online application through using the link below. All eligible National Federations can apply with 2 female and 2 male candidates with indication of their priority order in the application form.

Role description
ITU Level 1 coaches will be able to plan, deliver, review basic triathlon sessions, ideally under supervision of more qualified coaches to guide their coaching practice and development. However, the ITU understands that this is not always possible, especially in developing NFs, so Level 1 coaches may work unsupervised provided they operate within the remit of their training and qualification.  Coaches should check if there are any specific restrictions within their own NF. 

ICCE Equivalence
The ITU Level 1 coach is considered equivalent to the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) Coaching Assistant role.  The definition of which closely matches the ITU Level 1 Coach role description.

Each course is limited to:
• maximum of 18 participants; •

Target Audience
Individuals who display the following attributes:
• Desire and aptitude for coaching, with a passion for helping and supporting others;
• Willingness and open-mindedness to learn new skills;
• Ability to participate in the course fully and complete all required assessment;
• Commitment to fulfilling the roles and responsibilities expected of an ITU Level 1 Triathlon Coach;
• Potential to make a positive impact on Triathlon Coaching and Development in their region;
• Agree to abide by the ITU coaches Code of Ethics.

Entry Requirements
Coaches should be able to demonstrate the following in their application:
• Active Coach, already be an active coach or have access to start coaching immediately following the course;
• Recommendation by local NF and commitment to develop coaching skills;
• Be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course programme;
• Demonstrate a high level of spoken and written skills in the language the course will be delivered in; Check with Regional Development Coordinator which language will be used, courses are predominately in English, Spanish or French;
• Attend 100% of the course;
• Ability to complete all online tasks, will require access to a computer to access ITU Education Hub before, during and after the face to face element of the course; •
It is strongly recommended that candidates have appropriate insurance cover before undertaking any independent coaching practice;
• Completion of application form.

More details on
ITU Coach Education Program
ITU Coach Development Pathway
ITU Coach Education Documents including the Level 1 and Level 2 Triathlon Coach - Curriculum Document & Schedule


Local Info
Travel Information

Airfare to/from Korea, local transportation and accommodation with full board will be covered for the participants.


Airfare to/from Korea, local transportation and accommodation with full board will be covered for the participants.

Central Park Hotel Songdo (20 minutes from Seoul Incheon International Airport)
Tel : 032-310-5000
Fax : 032-310-5100
Address : The Central Park Hotel Songdo 193, Technopark-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon Korea

Practical sessions will be held:
Park Taehwan Swimming Pool
Munhak Stadium (track),
Songdo Central Park

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