scottishathletics Leader and Coach Terms & Conditions

Following the announcement published during the summer (see link here.) in relation to each of the Home Country Athletics Federations (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland) assuming responsibility for the licensing of all leaders and coaches from UK Athletics.  Please note that the transition date of 1 October has been changed to the 1 November.

Therefore, scottishathletics will become the licensing authority for any licensed* leaders and coaches with a permanent residence in Scotland from 1 November 2023.

This will allow us to service, support, and provide education and development opportunities to all our leaders and coaches directly.  The transition and development of the licensing scheme will ensure that, we can continue to provide essential services and keep people safe across our sport.

If you are a current licensed* leader or coach, the process for accepting our Terms & Conditions is straight forward.

All you have to do is follow the instructions below: 

  • Log into your profile on Athletics Hub by clicking here 
  • Click on your name at the top of the menu on the left hand side of the screen to navigate to your profile
  • In the ‘User Details’ section, scroll to licence terms and conditions for your role (leader, coach and / or official) 
  • Click the link to download and read the relevant terms and conditions 
  • Tick the relevant box (underneath the link) to accept the revised T&Cs 
  • Once accepted you will continue to be licensed and insured after 1st November and no further action is required 

Please note if you are a licensed* leader/ coach and official you will need to accept T&Cs for each role.


Your licence expiry date is listed on your licence card. Please note that you are not insured to deliver as a leader or coach without an in date licence. You can refer to your renewal emails or use the steps outlined in our online guides ( to renew your licence. You will be asked to sign up to the new Terms and Conditions as you complete this process.


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