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Be a Chess Coach

  • Do you work well with Children in an encouraging and positive way?

  • Do you have a good understanding of Chess?

  • Are you a passionate outgoing person that knows how to inspire kids?

  • Are you comfortable speaking in front of an audience?

If you answered yes to all of these questions, you might make a great Chess Coach and a Chess Tournament Facilitator too!

We are continually on the look out for great people that can work well with kids. It takes a special person to have these skills. If you think this might be you, we would love to hear from you!

APCC Course Accreditation

APCC Accredited Professional Chess Coach

We run regular APCC for Coaches (two-days) and APCC for Teachers (one-day) courses. The courses provide all the tools you need to become a confident Chess Coach or Chess Class Facilitator.





Here are some comments from some of our course participants:

"I am so happy about this programme. I feel I learnt a lot. Thank you very much. Great effort, well done!"
R. Gallage, 18/12/2011


"The APCC course exceeded my expectations with the quality of training and resources provided to be a professional chess coach. The training sessions conducted were very interactive and educative. I would recommend it to anyone who wishes to be a chess coach. Enjoy chess as well as share knowledge and make a difference in the community."
E. Lourenco 10/11/2019


"The course was very detailed and easy to understand. Even a person with little teaching experience can follow instructions and practice coaching. This course is a great start if you want to become a chess coach."
C. Hoang, 4/02/2020


"Content was great, lots of interaction. I felt the feedback on lessons we presented was valuable. Overall it was outstanding professional development."
J. Tobin, 4/02/2020


"Paul is very knowledgeable about the game and coaching, and his infectious passion is apparent in all that he does. The course itself has been very beneficial and has given me all the insight and tools that I need to start running top notch chess lessons. To sum up my experience; I am now empowered to be an effective chess coach, and to be an ambassador for chess."
C. van Tonder, 4/02/2020


"Very informative, enjoyable and empowering. The facilitator displayed/practiced all the advice and guidance given during the session."
R Hamalala, 31/08/2020


"Very informative, enjoyable and empowering. Enjoyed the blitz games in between the sessions. Will work on implementing the suggestions to develop my coaching skills. The facilitator displayed/practiced all the advice and guidance given during the session."
A Joshi, 31/08/2020



APCC course participants


For more details view our APCC for Teachers Course Outline or APCC for Coaches Course Outline and find an upcoming APCC course near you. If you need more information, please fill in the enquiry form below.



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