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Chelsea Football Club

A workshop for the football in the community team that introduced coaching concepts for use in day to day management situations.

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Volkswagen UK

Performance Coach to fleet departments, working with Business Development Managers to improve service, meet CSI measures, increase sales and build relationships with local business.

Testimonials

 “Steve's approach to developing workshops is both innovative and collaborative. He is an engaging workshop leader who relates well to clients and is highly focused on satisfying their individual needs.”

Mike Hender, Partner, Hender Associates

 

"I started working with Steve when I was promoted at work. His style of coaching really helped me to work out what kind of manager I wanted to be, and what I wanted to achieve. The coaching sessions helped to build my confidence and ensure I was managing my team effectively, but also managing my interaction with my director successfully. I developed technique

s I would not have picked up, and most importantly the art of effective questioning which has helped me develop both my team and myself."

Shelly Beresford, Communications Manager, ABTA

 

"Made the best of the two day workshops, turned doubters into do'ers, resolved issues and offered a sense of direction."

Geoff Webb, CEO, The Institute of Groundsmanship

 

"my thoughts on it were that it was pitched at the right level with content that maintained the involvement and interest of the attendees throughout. We all went away with plenty of information, ideas and improved confidence in how we might approach first time management."

John Vidovic, Childcare Business Development Officer, Oxfordshire County Council

 

“Steve is a first class development professional and delivered some excellent results across a wide range of programmes. i would have no hesitation in recommending steve to prospective clients.”

Roger Draper, Executive Director, Super League

 

“Steve is a highly professional and credible leader, business developer and coach. He has a very engaging and personable approach that offers great value to his clients. Steve brings a great deal of experience from the business and sport industry to his work which often proves invaluable. I would have no hesitation in recommending Steve.”


Dave Levine, Owner, The Summit Partnership

 

"Steve has a personable manner that is conducive to building long term relationships and positive partnerships. He has always proved to be reliable and has demonstrated a good understanding of an organisations needs."

Nick Bunting, CEO

"You have helped me greatly, introducing me to areas of teaching and training that I never knew existed, but now I could not live without. The tools I have gained from you have made me reflect on my strengths and weaknesses and improve my practice, achieving things that I doubted I could achieve, making me more confident in the process. I would recommend you to anyone  and I hope I can continue to learn from you in the future." Chris Hockaday, Ice Dance Coach

 

A really helpful workshop 10/10. Helped me to focus on what I can do to make the change.

Anon, Influencing Skills Workshop

 

A good balance of input from the trainer and exercises which I found helpful. More of Steve please!

Anon High Quality Conversations Workshop

 

 

10/10 Wonderful morning spent discussing real problems and solutions. Thank you would highly recommend!

 

Anon Objective Setting Workshop

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LAING O'ROURKE

Delivery of leadership programme, designed to assist the cadet intake to consider how they improve the impact they make in the workplace.

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SKODA UK

Development and design of a sales learning programme for all SKODA UK dealerships based around the delivery of the SKODA sales process.

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Lane4

Working as an associate across sector on programmes such as good to great managers, high performing teams, performance coaching and personal effectiveness.

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Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity
Former CPD training provider and board member.

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NSPCC

Associate Training Consultant working with governing organisations to assist them in developing policies, procedures and training needs analysis and delivering board training 

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Delivery of 2 modules of leadership training for store managers, focusing on building relationships and trust, motivation, delegation and creating a winning team, 

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Alliance of Sector Skills Councils

Development of a bespoke management training workshop based around Department of Trade and Industry research titled the Inspirational Leadership Programme.

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Wycombe Wanderers Football Club

Delivering training to staff and managers at the Community Trust, including effective communication, inspirational presentations and influencing and negotiation for improved performance with customers (players and parents) and clients (schools and clubs).

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Queens Park Rangers Football Club

Delivery of a training programme for Community Trust regional managers to introduce coaching skills into the business, including assistance with dealing with difficult conversations and getting the best from your staff.

"The workshop was delivered in a very professional manner with understanding of our sector and the challenges our staff face. Drawing out the skills of the group and introducing new theories and models of communication will assist our Development Managers hugely and my team felt inspired towards using the new skills and ideas that were shared." Andy Evans, CEO

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Maidenhead United Football Club

One-to-one performance coaching for the Community and Commercial Manager at the club which saw an improvement in the club's community and business performance, including retail sales, customer engagement and income generation.

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Derbyshire Sport

Delivery of influencing and negotiation skills training for the full staff team for improved negotiations with suppliers, funders and contractors.

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Sheffield Hallam University

High performing teams session at the annual student conference and guest lectures focussing on workforce issues and self-leadership. Steve Woolland is a student mentor for the University.

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The Sports and Play Construction Association

Working with SAPCA to develop a series of workshops for professionals in the sports and play construction industry and delivering keynote presentations and custom workshops at conferences and events.

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British Gymnastics

Training delivery at the national club conference and awards. A workshop entitled 'faster, higher, stronger' designed to inspire members of committees to develop their strengths into a high performing team.

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The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Design and delivery of a bespoke programme for the family support services team to create a high performance culture through a high challenge, high support environment to increase motivation and resilience.

 

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The County Sports Partnership Network

Completion of an employee engagement and satisfaction survey across the network of CSPs providing insight into the levels of satisfaction in teams and assessing themes such as motivation, workload and communication. If you are interested in what the results would mean for you, please contact us

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Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

Delivery of resolving conflict, influencing and negotiation and communication workshops for the whole staff team to raise their awareness of when they are in negotiation situations and some tools to use to get the most from partners and suppliers.

"Steve has a good style and ability to relate to the specific work area. Good pace with lots of interaction." John Byrne, Director

 

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Berkshire Cricket

Preferred trainer for the delivery of safeguarding and protecting children workshops for coaches and volunteers across the county along with provision of funding workshops for cricket clubs.

"Berkshire Cricket have used the expertise and knowledge of wctd ltd to deliver  workshops to over 200 coaches and officials across the county and a ‘Successful Funding’ workshop for our clubs, which has seen a dramatic increase in the quality and quantity of funding applications received!" Mark Roche, Development Director

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England Netball

 Workshops for the head office staff at England Netball. A bespoke workshop developed to highlight areas of risk within the sport and the role of staff in identifying and managing this risk. Also a Time to Listen trainer

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Steve Woolland was the volunteer Child Protection and Welfare Officer for Middlesex Lawn Tennis Association for nine years following his work on the Middlesex LTA Council.

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Coachwise ltd.

Safeguarding and protecting children trainer for workshops with a wealth of experience in delivering both generic and tailored, sports-specific workshops for Governing Bodies, County Sports Partnerships, clubs and associations and also delivery of SPC2 workshops.

 

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The Institute of Groundsmanship

Carried out one-to-one performance coaching with the senior management team and training for staff to introduce coaching principles and embed core organisational values.

I would thoroughly recommend wctd ltd who have on several occasions delivered executive training and development on behalf of the Institute of Groundsmanship. Steve Woolland in particular has been thoroughly professional in his approach drawing many positive comments from those attending the various courses and training days offered. We will use wctd in the future and have no hesitation in providing a positive statement and reference. Geoff Webb, CEO

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Delivery of a series of 'first line manager' workshops for people with direct responsibility for staff, focussing on great management techniques and using coaching skills as a management tool.

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The Golf Club Managers Association

Delivery of 'inspiring teams' sessions at the BTME international conference and GCMA conference and provider of CPD for the GCMA membership. Also completed the 2013 employee engagement survey for GCMA members.

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Get Berkshire Active

(formerly Berkshire County Sports Partnership) Completion of a coaching workforce audit and report plus full support for the delivery of the community games across the county. Delivery of training including high performing teams, mentoring, communication skills and safeguarding. Complete project and event management of coach forum and Inspiration and participation Awards. 

"The team at wctd have been a crucial factor in the successful delivery of a number of our key projects over the past two years. They are experienced, knowledgeable professionals, always reliable and prepared to go the extra mile to do a good job. I have no hesitation in recommending them to would-be clients." Mark Lawrie, former Chief Executive,

 

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The Institute of Groundsmanship

Seeking out appropriate grant aid funding initiatives and completing applications on behalf of the organisation to enable the delivery of the strategic aims to benefit local communities.

“wctd have worked with the IOG on a specific project, Leadership and Management Training and in particular Coaching Skills. From initial design to delivery, the team have been very well organised, punctual, informative, and very knowledgable within this area of work. The results achieved in a short space of time has had a positive impact to the approach the staff of the IOG have taken to everyday work. I look forward to continuing the very good working relationship with wctd in the future. ” Ian Lacy, Head of Professional Services

 

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Cox Green School

Working with pupils identified as Gifted and Talented. A series of workshops helped the young people to understand more about the stress they were experiencing at exam time, how to deal with it and how to use coaching skills to assist others.

 "The coaching was an invaluable experience to extend those students who are gifted and talented in the use of effective listening and questioning skills. The idea was for those students to assist each other in stress management and exam related issues using these techniques." Cordelia Mott, Gifted and Talented Coordinator

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