Coach Bowls Membership Scheme

The BDA Coach Bowls membership scheme provides insurance, support and benefits to all levels of coaching, whatever code you coach. Membership is currently only £8.

By joining the BDA Coach Bowls Membership scheme you are actively supporting all of the work we do, helping invest in the development of Bowls coaching, supporting the future of the sport from grass roots to elite.

You can register by downloading a form from the download attachments section at the bottom of this page. Please note with effect from 01/05/2013 we will require a copy of your existing coaching certificate when applying for membership.

Membership benefits:

  • Comprehensive Insurance cover*
  • 10% discount on the BDA Annual Conference and awards.
  • Free Bi-Annual technical newsletter with tips / skills / technique updates from elite coaches.
  • 50% discount on BDA organised Safeguarding and Equity courses.
  • Consultation on the  BDA Coach Bowls as it evolves
  • Automatic eligibility for  nominations to the UK Coaching Awards (Held by sports coach UK in London annually)
  • Automatic entry to the new ‘Bowls Coach Finder’ section of the website.**
  • Free coaching guides for BDA run programmes.***
  • Raised eligibility for possible County Sports Partnership funding streams (Identified Intervention areas)
  • Membership card.
  • Access to  mentoring support if required.
  • Selection of Bowls Development Alliance gifts.

*See separate insurance cover breakdown
**Can opt out.
***When complete