Welcome to the Sport Waitakere Coaching Page

Sport Waitakere support and develop West Auckland community coaches. We support coaches across all sporting codes and coaches within the Sport NZ Community Coaching Plan; foundation, development and performance communities.

Whether you are new to coaching or have been coaching for years we have a number of resources and programmes that can assist you on your coaching journey.

Coming Up in Coaching

Good Sports Foundation Coaching

To prepare for the winter season schools and clubs often find themselves reaching out to  for extra resources and more information around development and retention of coaches. Sport Waitakere will be running 3 workshops focusing on foundation coaching and introducing the philosophy of Good Sport to all aspiring coaches. Workshops will take place.

Tuesday 21st February
Monday 27th February
Venue; Sport Waitakere office 96 Swanson Rd, Henderson
Time; 6pm – 8pm

These foundation courses will link into our "March into Winter" Coaches week  which will happen from  the 6th-10th March which will link sport specific codes with coaching development opportunities. If you would like to register or for more information contact


"March into Winter"

‘March into winter’ will provide access to our sporting community to a number of sporting codes and their development staff. Feedback we have received are based on coaching needs especially for new coaches, “provide us with skills and drills that we can take back to our teams”. With this in mind our coaches week will look to support our coaches and provide more confidence when they go back to their schools, clubs and teams.  Coaches week will take place from the 6th-10th of March 2017. We can now confirm the following codes will be leading development workshops

  • Auckland Rugby Union
  • Netball Waitakere
  • Touch New Zealand
  • Auckland Hockey
  • NZ TFI
  • Northern Football Federation (costs involved)
  • New Zealand AFL

The Sport Waitakere team will lead coaching workshops on the following codes

  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby League

for all registration details please contact