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Become a coach

To become a coach and deliver in Sporting Schools please ensure you are working towards the following requirements for your chosen sport.

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COACHING AFL:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • AFL Level 1  (Junior, Youth or Senior) Coach Accreditation

    Apply

 

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COACHING ATHLETICS:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

Primary School Program

  • Level 1 Community Athletics Coach or above; and 
  • IAAF Kids' Athletics upskilling course; and or
  • IAAF Kids' Athletics upskilling for existing Level 1 AA coaches

Secondary School Program

  • Level 1 Community Athletics Coach or above; and 
  • Active Aths upskilling course

    Apply

 

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COACHING BADMINTON:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Registration with Badminton Australia and State/Territory Association; and
  • Level 1 Badminton Coach Accreditation; or
  • Shuttle Time Teacher certification.

    Apply

 

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COACHING BASEBALL:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • ASC Community Coaching General Principles

    Apply

 

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COACHING BASKETBALL:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Basketball Australia Community Coach Accreditation

    Apply

 

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COACHING BOWLS:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • ASC Community Coaching General Principles and
  • Intro to Bowls Course (soon to be online).

    Apply

 

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COACHING CRICKET:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Crickets Sporting Schools Accreditation Course

    Apply

 
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COACHING CYCLING:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Austcycle Skills Coach
  • Be linked to an approved Let's Ride Delivery Centre

    Apply

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COACHING EQUESTRIAN:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Equestrian Australia Introductory Level Coach or above; or
  • Pony Club Australia Preliminary Level Coach or above; or
  • Riding for the Disabled Association Australia Level One Coach or above.

There are no requirements to coach without a horse – simply enrol in Ready Set Trot.

    Apply

Football Federation Australia

COACHING FOOTBALL:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • FFA Grassroots Certificate course

    Apply

Golf Australia

COACHING GOLF:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • MyGolf Schools Community Golf Instructor Accreditation; or 
  • Registered PGA Member

    Apply

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COACHING GYMNASTICS:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Intermediate Coaching Qualifications or above

    Apply

              

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COACHING HOCKEY:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Hockey Australia’s Community Coach Accreditation

    Apply

              

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COACHING LACROSSE:

You will need to:

  • Be aged 16 years or over
  • Hold a current Working With Children Check
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
  • Complete the Quick Stix Instructor Training (1.5hrs)

    Apply

              

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COACHING NETBALL:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Foundation Coaching Accreditation; and
  • Online ‘Getting to know NetSetGo’ coaching module

    Apply

              

Orienteering Australia

COACHING ORIENTEERING:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Orienteering Level 0  Accreditation or above.

    Apply

              

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COACHING ROWING:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Be a currently accredited Level 1 Rowing Australia coach or above

    Apply

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COACHING RUGBY LEAGUE:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • NRL Modified Games Coaching Course (6-12 years) and
  • Approval from your NRL Game Development Officer.

    Apply

              

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COACHING RUGBY UNION:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • ARU SMART Rugby course;
  • ARU Coaching Kids Rugby course; and
  • Approval from your state/territory rugby union office.

    Apply

 

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COACHING SAILING:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Australian Sailing Dinghy Instructor qualification and
  • Tackers Induction.

    Apply

 

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COACHING SKI AND SNOWBOARD:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • ASC Community Coaching General Principles online course

    Apply

 

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COACHING SOFTBALL:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

See full Softball Australia Sporting Schools Coach Endorsement instructions.

    Apply

 

Squash Australia

COACHING SQUASH:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Foundation Squash Coach Accreditation; and
  • ASC Community Coaching General Principles.

    Apply

 

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COACHING SURF LIFE SAVING:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Head Coach - SLSA Development Coach qualification
  • Assitant Coach - SLSA Surf Rescue Certificate

    Apply

 

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COACHING SURFING:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Surfing Australia Surf School instructor; and
  • Affiliated with a Surfing Australia and current Weet-Bix SurfGroms licensed surf school.

    Apply

 

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COACHING TABLE TENNIS:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Tops Table Tennis Coach Accreditation

    Apply

 

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COACHING TENPIN BOWLING:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Level 1 TBA registered coach; and
  • ASC Community Coaching General Principles.

    Apply

 

Tennis Australia

COACHING TENNIS:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Tennis Australia Qualified Coach Member;
  • Hot Shots deliverer; or
  • Tennis Australia Trainee Coach Member

    Apply

 

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COACHING TOUCH FOOTBALL:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • ASC Community Coaching General Principles

    Apply

 

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COACHING TRIATHLON:

You will need to:

  • Be aged 18 years or over
  • Hold a current Working With Children Check
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
  • Have First Aid & CPR certification
  • Complete ASC Community Coaching General Principles (2014 or later)
  • Complete Play by the Rules - Child Protection Course (2014 or later)
  • Complete Play by the Rules - Discrimination & Harassment Course (2014 or later)
And meet the following requirements:
  • Triathlon Australia TRYStars Schools Online Coaching Course
  • Triathlon Australia TRYStars Coaching Workshop
  • Review of Triathlon Australia TRYStars Schools Framework and Activity Descriptors
    Apply
     

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COACHING VOLLEYBALL:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Volleyball Foundation Course
  • Member of a state/territory Volleyball Association

    Apply

 

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COACHING WATER POLO:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • Water Polo Australia National Coach Accreditation

    Apply

 

The following sports partnering with Sporting Schools are not currently registering any more coaches, but you can email the following contacts for more information: