How do I become an accredited Coach?
The four coach accreditation’s are:
- Community Coach Accreditation
- Level 1 Coach Accreditation
- Level 2 Coach Accreditiation
- Advanced Coach Accreditation
The Community Umpire Training Program is designed to train umpires in the basic concepts of umpiring including roles and responsibilities, applying basic hockey rules and safety and enjoyment.
3 Easy Steps to complete the Community Coach Accreditation
Register for an account on the Hockey Australia learning platform HockeyEd.
* Please note that there is no fee associated with obtaining your Community Coach accreditation
Complete the online Hockey specific training program. This includes an applied learning quiz and takes approximately half an hour to an hour to complete
A practical evaluation of one match as a Coach (45 mins minimum). Please contact Hockey Tasmania to arrange your practical evaluation
Level 1 Coach Accreditation
The Level 1 Coach Training Program is designed to train coaches in the fundamental concepts of coaching including group management and organisation, developing effective training sessions, performing the role of match day coach and ensuring the safety and enjoyment of players.
5 Steps to complete the Level 1 Coach Accreditation
Register for an account on the Hockey Australia learning platform HockeyEd. Follow the links to your desired course to Register.
Complete the online Hockey specific training program. This includes an applied learning quiz and takes approximately one to two hours to complete
Complete the Coaching General Principles online course developed by the Australian Sports Commission. This takes between two and five hours to complete
Complete a 1 Day Practical Course conducted by Hockey Tasmania. Please contact Hockey Tasmania for details of the next upcoming Level 1 Course
A practical evaluation of one training session and one match as a coach
Level 2 Coach Accreditation
The Level 2 Coach Program is designed to train coaches in the essential concepts of coaching including planning and conducting training sessions, match day role, hockey skills and tactics, playing styles and structures, junior development, communication, risk management and ethical responsibilities.
The program is directed towards coaches involved in the higher levels of club/ school or representative hockey.
It is a comprehensive training program which involves:-
- a two day course conducted by Hockey Tasmania
- pre and post course requirements
- practical assessment
To find out when the next Level 2 coaching course is being held or contact Hockey Tasmania for further information.
Advanced Coach Accreditation
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, communication skills, championship regulations and risk management.It is a comprehensive and challenging training program involving presentations by participants, role play scenario’s, practical training and coaching sessions, applied learning, self-development requirements and a practical evaluation.The Advanced Coaching Course will be conducted by Hockey Australia and dates will be posted once they become available.
Please contact Tania Barry at Hockey Tasmania for further information regarding the Advanced Coaching Accreditation.
E: TBarry@hockeytasmania.com.au M 0423 632 616