Coach Education

Community Coach

What is involved in becoming a Community Coach?
The Community Coach training program is designed to train coaches in the basic concepts of coaching including group management and organisation, conducting modified games, and activity safety and enjoyment. The course lasts approximately 2-3 hours. The course focuses on safety, engagement and small sided games which are considered as key drivers for participation and retention.

 

Who should become a Community Coach?
The program is directed towards teachers, parents and other new coaches who are involved in Hookin2Hockey and modified versions of the game.

 

The Community Coach training program can be accessed as an educational resource for currently accredited individuals, as well as being a training requirement for those wishing to obtain their Community Coach accreditation.

 

How do I become a Community Coach?

Hockey WA run a number of Community courses every year to help support clubs, regions and centres.

 

If you are interested in participating and / or running a Community Coach course either:

1.    Contact your club / region junior coordinator

2.    Contact Marc Pike, Participation Coordinator: marc.pike@hockeywa.org.au

 

Level 1 Coach

What is involved in becoming a Level 1 Coach?
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.

 

Who should become a Level 1 Coach?

The program is directed towards teachers, parents, players and coaches who are involved in coaching modified versions of the game or beginner level club hockey.

 

The Level 1 Coach training program can be accessed as an educational resource for currently accredited individuals, as well as being a training requirement for those wishing to obtain their Level 1 Coach accreditation.

 

How do I become a Level 1 Coach?

Hockey WA run several Level 1 courses every year to help support clubs, regions and centres.

We also run Level 1 ‘Host a Course’ programs at your club or centre.

 

If you are interested in participating and / or hosting a L1 Coach course either:

1.    Contact your club / region junior coordinator

2.    Contact Marc Pike, Participation Coordinator: marc.pike@hockeywa.org.au

 

Level 2 Coach

What is involved in becoming a Level 2 Coach?
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.

It is a comprehensive training program involving seminars, pre- and post-seminar requirements, and a practical assessment.

 

Who should become a Level 2 Coach?
The program is directed towards coaches involved in the higher levels of club, school or representative hockey. Coaches are required to hold the Level 1 Accreditation.

 

How do I become a Level 2 Coach?

Hockey WA 1-2 Level 2 Courses every year to help support clubs, regions and centres.

 

If you are interested in participating in a Level 2 Course, please contact Marc Pike, Participation Coordinator: marc.pike@hockeywa.org.au

 

Advanced Coach

What is involved in becoming an Advanced Coach?
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 and communication skills.

It is a comprehensive and challenging training program involving presentations by experts, workshop activities, applied learning, self-development requirements and significant pre and post course work.

 

Who should become an Advanced Coach?
The Advanced Coach qualification is for anyone who meets the criteria outlined and wishes to further enhance their coaching knowledge and practice. Coaches are required to hold the Level 2 Accreditation.

 

How do I become an Advanced Coach?

Hockey WA run Advanced Courses subject to demand to help support clubs, regions and centres.

 

If you are interested in participating in an Advanced Course, please contact Marc Pike, Participation Coordinator: marc.pike@hockeywa.org.au

 

 

Coach Workshops

We are delighted to able to offer coach workshops to the hockey coach community statewide. 

The aim of these workshops are to:

  1. Bridge the gap between the HockeyEd Coach Accreditation Courses
  2. Offer workshops for specific areas / facets of the game that coaches can focus upon
  3. To offer shorter more accessible 2-3 hour programs that can be absorbed and put into practice in the program

The current workshops available are:

  1. Beginner Goalkeeper Coaching (In affiliation with Toni Cronk)
  2. Advanced Goalkeeper Coaching (In affiliation with Toni Cronk)
  3. Tactics and Structures: Outletting and Pressing
  4. Attacking 25 Set Plays and Penalty Corner Attack / Defence

If you are interested in hosting a coaching workshop in your club / region / centre please contact Marc Pike, Participation Coordinator: marc.pike@hockeywa.org.au