Think you have what it takes to become a coach? Want to become qualified? …. you’ve come to the right place.

A coach’s journey is never-ending, whether you are just starting your journey or you are an experienced high-level coach. Here at My Sports Academy we are not only passionate about youth development, but coach development too. As a team of coaches we understand the importance of continuing to learn, develop and improve, to ensure we are at the cutting edge of our profession. We are delighted to offer such opportunities to the UAE coaching community as an ASA & RLSS Approved Centre and our very own UAE Coaches Forum. For more information on any specific courses please select through the courses drop down menu at the top of your screen and for our next course dates please click HERE.


ASA /RLSS Approved Centre

The ASA (Amateur Swim Association) is the leading provider of aquatic qualifications in England and the RLSS (Royal Life Saving Society) is the governing body for lifeguarding and lifesaving in the UK, both are recognised as setting the industry standards in equipping learners with the knowledge and skills to perform successfully within the aquatic workplace. We are delighted to have achieved official ASA and RLSS Approved Centre status and as such are able to offer a wide range of Internationally recognised and accredited qualifications. We are the premier Aquatic Education hub in the UAE with the most frequent and wide ranging course offering and with the ability to arrange courses around your needs and requirements. For more information please email or telephone 04 4572933.

Available Courses

We have recognised the need for on going training for our own coaches/teachers as well as an introduction to education programmes not readily accessible to the wider coaching community in the UAE.

We have in place a comprehensive Tutoring programme that can provide adult education or for post 16 years in two main areas:

  • Lifeguarding
  • Teacher training

My Sports Academy can offer the following courses:

  • Rookie Lifeguard
  • Survive & Save
  • ASA Level 1 Coaching Aquatics
  • ASA Level 1 Teaching Aquatics
  • ASA Level 2 Coaching Aquatics
  • ASA Level 2 Teaching Aquatics
  • ASA Certificate for Teaching School Swimming (Key Stages 1 and 2)
  • NPLQ National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
  • NRASTC National Rescue Award Swimming Teachers and Coaches

UAE Coaches Forum

The UAECF is a professional development forum for coaches, educators and enthusiasts in the UAE powered by My Sports Academy and Adastra Football.


To create professional development opportunities for coaches, educators and sports enthusiasts, through an interactive online platform and regular seminars delivered by expert practitioners, brought to the UAE via our global network of contacts.

To date events that have been hosted are Eddie Van Schaick from Ajax Amsterdam, globally recognised as one of the world’s top football Academies, at the forefront of youth development. Nick Levett, previous National Development Manager and now Talent Identification Manager for the English FA and Coerver Coaching’s internationally accredited Youth Diploma.

For future events and for more information please visit or email





Are you highly qualified, passionate and proactive? We welcome your interest in a career with us, get in touch and be part of our future.




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Office 308, Block-B, Diamond Business Centre 1, Next to Miracle Garden, Dubailand, Dubai.
P.O Box 125335
Phone: (+971) 4 244 7848