This sports coach program is designed for passionate individuals who would like to join a worthwhile project to teach the kids the value and power of sports. You will have students of various age groups and various levels of skills, who will be ready to learn. Your time will be spent on educating them and training them on various types of sports. You will be able to choose the field of your interest and expertise to start coaching the students.
The style and the teaching methods can be discussed and designed as per your interests. In this program, you will not only enhance their skills in sports but also you will inspire them to achieve more in life, to be disciplined and even how to face failures and learn from them. It will also be a life lesson for the kids who do not have much, but in the future who would strive to achieve greatness for sure.
Program Duration & Availability
Min duration (weeks):4
Aims & Objectives
To inspire the students to engage in sports and to give them a proper sports training while inspiring them to achieve higher in life.
Monday to Friday
Your local coordinator will discuss with you the daily task plan depending on the skills and the skill levels of the students you are assigned with. You can design and use your own training methods to coach depending on the field of sports you choose to coach.
The city is named after the indigenous plant Tarrafe, (Tamarix senegalensis). Also called Mangui or Mangue, it is situated on the northern part of the island of Santiago. A fishing port situated on the northwestern coast and also is a municipality.
Accommodation & Food
About the Accommodation
You can expect to share a room on single gender basis. The bathroom is shared and western toilets are available.
Available Room Types
All meals included
Persons per room
4 – 8
Wifi in public areas
* Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the week and two meals (breakfast, dinner) during weekends
** Tea, Coffee and Drinking water
The meals will contain a mix of local and various types of Western food.
There are ATMs, mini marts, some shops and restaurants available in the city center.
Mandatory Orientation Day
On the Monday of your first week at this location, you will join our orientation day, to familiarize you with the surroundings as well as local culture. Your program will continue as usual from Tuesday onward throughout the rest of the week.
- Welcome, introduction to Cape Verdean traditions and culture, House rules, Code of Conduct and handling of documents
- Basic Kriolu Lesson
- Visit local supermarkets and ATMs, and explore the surroundings of our center.
- Visit to Mar De President Beach and spend some time on the beach before returning back to the center for dinner.
Activities & Events
No scheduled activities outside the program.
Sights & Surroundings
- Tarrafal beach