Coaches who have been identified as leaders within their chosen field. These coaches are talent identified as a part of either the National High Performance Program, or as high performance coaching experts operating outside of this program. Each coach will develop an individual coach performance plan (ICPP).
To undertake this role you need to hold or obtain the following qualifications and prerequisites:
There are no specific qualifications
The Development Coach course has been created to provide coaches with the knowledge and skills to effectively plan and deliver discipline specific coaching sessions with a particular focus on skill development. The Development Coach is an entry point as well as being the second stage of the Surf Life Saving Australian coaching pathway.Read more
The Performance Coach course has been created to provide coaches with the knowledge and skills to effectively plan and deliver discipline specific coaching sessions with a particular focus on athlete performance. The Performance Coach is the part of the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) in-line with the Surf Life Saving Australia Coaching Pathway.Read more
You could progress to these participation opportunities from here:
If you can do this role but would like to use your skills in another area in our organisation here are some other options for you to consider:
Trainers provide members with the opportunity to pass on their skills and knowledge to similar-minded and passionate members through a formal learning process. As a Trainer you will be able to conduct courses, both SLSA Awards and Nationally Recognised Units, if you currently hold the relevant award in which you wish to train.Read more
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