How do I get started?
Whatever your background you can coach. A good way to start to learn about coaching is to complete the following interactive, modules that are hosted on the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Learning Portal:
- Community Coaching General Principles online course - includes four modules, covering a range of general coaching topics including; the role and responsibilities expected of a coach, planning, safety, working with parents, communication, group management and inclusive coaching practices.
In addition to these modules, the ASC also provides:
- Participating in Sport Coach Resources - provides valuable tools and tips on your role as a coach.
- Sporting Schools learning portal for coaches – provides resources and information for coaches delivering physical activity.
- Clearinghouse for Sport (Collaborate + Share + Learn + Innovate) – access to a range of online resources, including daily sports news, knowledge base topics relevant to the sport sector, sport publications and digital media.
Got a sport in mind?
Sporting Schools has partnered with over 30 key national sporting organisations (NSOs) to help deliver a quality Sporting Schools experience. To learn more about coaching for a specific sport, contact the NSO. They’ll know more about how to register, the next available coaching workshops in your region, or what’s available online.
In addition, visit the Sporting Schools become a coach page or click the links below to find out more.
Download this coach registration quick reference guide ( PDF 205Kb) and follow the steps to register.
If you have any questions about the program or the website visit our Help Centre or contact the relevant NSO.