Growing Coaches

Growing Coaches is a Sport New Zealand programme that is designed to support the development of student coaches.


What is Growing Coaches?

Growing Coaches is a leadership programme that provides a platform for the development of young coaches in secondary schools
The programme involves eight hours of learning about coaching; 4 hours of generic and 4 hours of sport-specific. Coaches deliver 15 hours of coaching experience

Why should schools use Growing Coaches?
Want to run a leadership programme where coaching is the context for learning
Want to give students the tools to begin coaching and continue to develop as coaches

How do schools use Growing Coaches?
The programme is flexible and can be delivered in a number of different ways to suit your school’s needs:

As part of the Physical Education programme, aligned to NCEA achievement standards
As part of a sport leadership course
As a separate student-coach development programme, possibly outside of class hours

For more information please visit the Sport New Zealand website.

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