Advanced Coach

Burnside Hockey Club is committed to encouraging our members to become qualified coaches. The club has initiated a Coaching Education Fund, where you will be reimbursed for the cost of attaining your Level 1, Level 2 and Advanced Coaching Accreditation. This pertains to the cost of registering, not travel, accommodation etc. Proof of your qualification and your bank details will need to be provided to to guarantee your remuneration.

What is involved in becoming an Advanced Coach?
The Advanced Coach training program is designed to train coaches in the advanced concepts of coaching including self-management skills, skill and tactical development, playing styles and structures, player and team analysis, sports science and communication skills.

It is a comprehensive and challenging training program involving presentations by experts, workshop activities, applied learning, self-development requirements and significant pre and post course work.

Who should become an Advanced Coach?
The Advanced Coach qualification is for anyone who meets the criteria outlined below and wishes to further enhance their coaching knowledge and practice. 

How to get the qualification
Candidates for the Advanced Coach qualification must hold a valid Level 2 Coach qualification or Recognition of Current Competency to Level 2 Coach level.

1. View Competencies – To gain an Advanced Coach accreditation you must be able to demonstrate the required competencies.

2. Register with Hockey Australia – Hockey Australia runs the Advanced Coach training program. Email to discuss the program and register.

The Advanced Coach Program is conducted by Hockey Australia in conjunction with the States and Territories when there are sufficient candidates in the State or Territory.