Coaching

Netball ACT Targeted Coach Program

Netball ACT is committed to providing personal development to coaches across all levels of accreditation’s, from those just starting out to our High-Performance coaches.

The Netball ACT Targeted Coach Program has been designed to facilitate and support coaches who are currently coaching at a District or State Level. With the aim to challenge, support and maximise the performance of coaches. The program focuses on the growth of coaches by enabling them to undertake professional development and training under the guidance and support of former Australian Diamonds Coach Jill McIntosh.


National Coaching Accreditation Framework

Netball Australia’s coach accreditation framework aims to assist coaches to successfully move through the coach education pathway.

The coaching framework is a six-tier progression with each stage being accredited. Below is each step of the coaching pathway process.

Targeted at highest level State League, Deakin University Australian Netball League (DUANL) and Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) coaches working in a head coach capacity and have overall responsibility for the delivery of a netball program within our high-performance system.

Those coaching at highest level of State League, Deakin University Australian Netball League (DUANL) and Suncorp Super Netball (SSN), who are aspiring to be potential high performance coaches.

Coaches of Representative, Talent Identification and State League level. This course extends the learning around skill progression in preparation for the practical component of Advanced course.

Those coaching Representative, Talent, Identification and State League level. This course extends the learning around skill progression in preparation for the practical component of the Advanced course.

Club, association and regional coaches and teachers aiming to further their netball knowledge. This course provides a good introduction to skill progression and fault detection with correction.

Beginner coaches, teachers, parents and NetSetGO coaches and outlines introductory coaching information and basic netball techniques.

Course content has varied to reflect our changing community. Some of the changes were required due to the need for coaches to be more mindful of inclusive coaching practices, risk management, child protection, member protection and immediate first aid. Other changes were made to bridge the gap between courses.

The Foundation and Development Coach Accreditation courses are designed for Beginner, NetSetGO and Club coaches. For more information on these courses please hover over the corresponding course link.

To register your interest in future Development Coach Accreditation Courses please email kirsty@netballact.com.au

The intermediate and Advanced Coach Accreditations are designed for coaches who wish to coach at a representative or state league level. The Elite Coach accreditation is targeted at Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) assistant coaches, 17/U & 19/U state based head coaches, state league and potential high performance coaches.


Applying for Recognition of Current Competencies for Coach Accreditations

To apply for recognition of current competencies, candidates must apply in writing to Netball ACT to demonstrate they are competent in learning outcomes of the relevant training program. Supporting documents providing evidence of relevant education, qualifications and experiences must be provided.

Recognition of current competencies will be awarded at the discretion of Netball ACT in conjunction with Netball Australia. If a coach is awarded an accreditation but then fails the practical component for the next level of accreditation, they must return to the previous accreditation and complete the full process.