Get Involved

Your guide on where to play, coach, umpire, volunteer.

Coaching

How to get involved

Coaching is a fantastic way to contribute to the community as it’s all about growing ‘people’ as well as growing ‘players’.

If you are new to the world of coaching and would like some support to get started, contact your Zone’s Coach Lead to get some more information about the clubs and centres in your area.

If you would like to learn more about how to coach, check out our Learning and Development portal

Support & Resources

Netball New Zealand provide both online and practical coach support and resources.

The online support is located on our new Learning and Development portal which is being updated and added to all the time.

Practical coaching workshops are held across the country throughout the year. You can choose to complete a series of workshops and work towards your Foundation or Community Coach Award, or you can just pick and choose any of the workshops from the Foundation or Community Coach area that are of interest to you.

Check out the range of workshops available here in your Zone:

Northern

WaiBop

Central

Mainland

South (TBC)

If you want to enter the Performance Coach area you will need to complete the Community Coach Award Level 1 and 2. For more information on this area get in touch with your Zone’s Performance Manager.

Coach Developers

There is a network of Coach Developers around the country who can support coaches in the following areas:

  1. Facilitation of coaching workshops from the Netball New Zealand Coaching Framework
  2. Coach support, observation and feedback at training's and games
Coach Developers are supported and professionally developed by Netball New Zealand and their Zone. If you would like to know more about the Coach Developer role, please get in touch with the Coach Lead in your Zone .

More Information

Foundation Coach – Mother Earth futureFERNS

Coach development focuses on fundamental movement and basic Netball skills. The activities and games encourage maximum participation and enjoyment.

Go to Mother Earth futureFERNS

Community Coach

The Community Coach Award (CCA) is for the development coach working with athletes from 12 – 18 years. It includes a set of modules which provide basic knowledge and skills to develop players at the community level. These modules are delivered and facilitated in a practical environment and are designed to help coaches understand the importance of using a player-centred approach.

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Performance Coach

The Performance Coach Qualification (PCQ) is for coaches who have attained their CCA and are working with representative athletes within the development and performance levels. The formal qualification consists of five advanced modules facilitated via an E-Learning portal, in-workshop course tasks, an evidence-based portfolio and observations over a three-year period.

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High Performance Coach Development

A facilitated formal and informal programme designed to challenge and support the individual development of elite coaches. Coaches must be engaged with the development of identified elite athletes within the High Performance Pathway.

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