17 May 2022

Royal Sutton Coldfield Athletics Club

Royal Sutton Coldfield Athletics Club (RSCAC) is a small, friendly, voluntary run athletics club, based in Sutton Coldfield. Their athletes train across a diverse range of disciplines, from Distance Running to Sprints and Throws to Jumps and they're looking for volunteers to come support the staff and their members, with an array of roles to choose from...
To apply for this job email your CV to royalsuttoncoldfieldac@gmail.com.
Job Ref:
08 Oct 2045

If Athletics interests you or even just intrigues you, then this may be the opportunity you're looking for!

Royal Sutton Coldfield Athletics Club (RSCAC) has a range of athletes, with members as young as 7 all the way through to 70+ years of age.

RSCAC are looking for volunteers to cover a range of roles, giving you plenty of choice, depending on your interest. Whether being out in the elements and working on the ground is your thing, or taking more of a role behind the scenes, take a look at the opportunities below.

Volunteer Roles:

  • Athletics Coach - Train with RSCAC to be a coach and support or run their groups, with a variety of age groups to choose from as well as different athletics disciplines;
  • Committee Support Member - Helping plan events, manage finances and complete equipment purchases each month;
  • Athletics Official - Train as an Official in recording times and distances to officiate at local, monthly athletics competitions. (Both shadowing & Training are provided);
  • Club Helper - Come and get involved with the general running of the club, from marshaling an event, running the tuck shop & selling club kit to repairing equipment or organising the awards nights.

All the roles provide a social element working alongside other volunteers and supporting members. There are great opportunities to up skill or learning something completely new.

Duke of Edinburgh Volunteering Opportunities:

If you or someone you know are looking to complete the volunteering aspect of their DoE, then RSCAC can facilitate this at their weekly 7-9 year old taster coaching group, held on a Thursday, during term time.

As a Volunteer you must:

  • Have an interest in sport;
  • Be motivational;
  • Be happy to complete a DBS check;
  • Work within RSCAC's safeguarding guidelines;
  • Be prepared to work in British weather conditions.

What you can expect:

As an activity volunteer or an office / club based volunteer:

  • Gain hands on experience supporting alongside experienced coaches and officials;
  • Learn practical athletics coaching skills;
  • To have a chose of age group to work with;
  • To have a chose of sports discipline that interests you;
  • The option to take your UK Athletics Coaching qualification;
  • Gain communication Skills;
  • The opportunity to apply your coaching;
  • To benefit from seeing the athletes sports performance improve;
  • And to gain new friendships volunteering alongside some great people.


  • Training sessions run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-7:30pm.
  • Committee meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
  • Officials and Marshals will be required throughout the year, usually at weekends.


RSCAC Clubhouse,

Wyndley Lane,

Sutton Coldfield