OGQ Coaches Foundation Program (CFP)

About CFP

The Coaches Foundation Program (CFP) is an intensive 4-month hybrid program that focuses on coaching fundamentals. The program contains self-paced online learning modules on sports science, soft skills, and sport-specific technical skills. We also have a short residential workshop where world-class experts take on-field sessions on critical technical skills. We use extensive reading material, demo videos, live online sessions and varied assessments to enhance the skills of the coaches. Our mission is to accelerate development of Indian coaches who can train athletes to become Olympic & Paralympic Champions.

Online Learning


The online modules of CFP will be delivered using our mobile app and zoom online platform. The residential workshop will be delivered on the field.

The key features of this course are:

SELF PACED LEARNING: Pre-recorded modules on an App that can be accessed at your convenience.

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS: Live projects to implement learning from the workshops.

LIVE CLARIFICATION SESSIONS: Connect with expert trainers on Zoom Online App to clarify doubts, discuss assignments and case studies.

INTERACTIVE VIDEOS: Engaging modules by experts for ease of understanding.

RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOP: Detailed in-person technical and sports science workshop with experts.

Focus Areas

Who Can Apply


As part of the program, you will be provided with tools and strategies to improve the performance of your athletes. You will also have access to a community of peer coaches and top experts in Para-athletics. While we make sure we deliver our best, we have laid our certain guidelines/ expectations for the smooth functioning of the program:

Mandatory 100% attendance for all Zoom sessions.

Timely completion of all the self paced modules and strict adherence to the timelines.

Mandatory 100% participation in the residential workshop.

Assignment submissions should be of highest quality.

Complete the final assessment and project work.

Engage yourself in the coaching role.

Best participants from CFP will get an opportunity to join CEP in subsequent years.

Applications to CFP - Para-athletics course are now open

Important Dates

Application Opens: December 2022

Application Closes: December 2022

Final Selection List: 2nd Week of January 2023

CFP Begins: End of January 2023

​For more details contact cp@olympicgoldquest.com


I am glad that CEP focused on holistic development of coaches and equal stress was laid on technical, tactical, sports science and soft skills training by our expert trainers.

Prakash Padukone

Many coaches played a key role in my sporting journey. I hope through our partnership with OGQ, CEP will nurture young coaches who can develop more champions for India in the long run.

Gagan Narang
Bronze Medalist - London 2012 Olympics

My Passion has always been to give right knowledge to my Elite level players and CEP helped me to achieve that and work towards excellence.

Joy Antony
Badminton Class of 2018