Shooting Australia coaches gain accreditation through a multi-level competency based system that recognises acquired knowledge, practical experience and coaching performance.
It is important for coaches to recognise that there is a pathway for their ongoing development and involvement as coaches. The coach levels described in this section outline the pathway that exists in Australia for coaches.
This is the entry level Coach Course. These courses are run by the Member Organisations of Shooting Australia CLICK HERE. For further information on the next course, contact the National Coaching Director of the relevant Member Organisation.
To become accredited as a Club Coach, it is necessary to demonstrate your coaching skills to an assigned Competition Coach or a highly experienced Club Coach. This will be assessed by another coach, who has undertaken training in Assessor Skills.
Re-accreditation is necessary every 4 years. For further information regarding this see the Coach Re-accreditation section. It is possible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning
This level is for Club Coaches who are ready to take the next step. The content focuses more on competition preparation and readiness, training schedules to reach competitive goals, and advanced level shooting skills.
These Courses are run by the Member Organisations – contact the relevant Member Organisation National Coaching Director for more information. As for the Club Coach accreditation, it is necessary to demonstrate your coaching skills to a coach who has undertaken Assessment Training.
Re-accreditation is necessary every 4 years. For further information regarding this see the Coach Re-accreditation section. It is possible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.
Shooting Australia is currently looking at options for the inclusion of an Advanced Coach level in the pathway. For further information, please contact the SA Coaching Coordinator.