Whether you are starting out as a new coach, or having been coaching for years, Sport Manawatu offers different coaching programmes to help develop and support your coaching skills.
Grassroots Coaching Course
Sport Manawatu’s Grassroots Coaching Course is designed to help coaches who do not have access to sport modules or for those who want to better understand the coaching process.
- The role of the coach
- The coaching process
- Teaching a skill
- Session components
Grassroots Coaching Courses are run based on demand. If you would like to attend a course, please register below and you will be informed when and where the next course will be held.
Growing Coaches is a Sport New Zealand programme that is designed to support the development of student coaches. It is a leadership programme for secondary school students who want to coach sport at schools (secondary, primary, intermediate) or clubs.
The programme involves eight hours of learning about coaching; 4 hours of generic and 4 hours of sport-specific. Coaches deliver 15 hours of coaching experience .
- As part of the Physical Education programme, aligned to NCEA achievement standards
- As part of a sport leadership course
- As a separate student-coach development programme, possibly outside of class hours
- Growing Coaches Programme Guide
- Growing Coaches Journal
- Growing Coaches Gear Bag
- Facilitator workshop guidelines
4 x workshop presentations :
- Workshop 1 What is Coaching?
- Workshop 2 Designing great coaching sessions
- Workshop 3 Games approach
- Workshop 4 Coach leadership
Achievement standards that closely match the Growing Coaches programme include:
- AS 90966 (1.5) Setting the Scene
- AS 90966 (1.5) Using interpersonal skills to coach an athlete or team
- AS 90967 (1.6) Can we improve performance
- AS 90969 (1.8) Coaching encourages participation
- AS 91328 (2.2) Using Knowledge to improve
- AS 91332 (2.6) Coaching a team
For more information please visit the Sport New Zealand website.
If you would like to find out more about Growing Coaches, please phone Shaun Whenuaroa on (06) 357 5349.