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A good coach helps to create positive sporting experiences for their athletes. As well as helping people to realise their athletic potential, coaches at all levels must ensure athletes enjoy themselves and continue participating in sport.

There's no doubt that coaching can be a tough job. Technical knowledge, people management, sports safety and coaching techniques are just a few of the areas coaches need to be "experts" in.

Ask the Coach: Drawn grand finals

Draws in grand finals happen every so often at the community sport level. Here’s how you can help your team in this situation. Read more »

Ask the Coach: Heat and athletes

As summer approaches, all coaches must understand the affects of heat on athletes.
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Ask the Coach: Advice for athletes in the "off-season"

Now that the winter sports season is over, many coaches will be asked to provide advice to athletes on what they should do over summer, to get ready for the next season. Read more »

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Coach education
Coach education
The National Coaching Accreditation Scheme offers courses for beginner coaches through to high performance level coaches. Details of upcoming training courses.
Opportunities for your athletes
Opportunities for your athletes
Programs to help athletes develop their talent.
Regional Academies of Sport
Regional Academies of Sport





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