COACHING COURSES

Basketball South Australia Coaching Courses

We value the role that coaches play in our great game. We offer the following courses to assist with coach development at every level

All courses are nationally accredited by Basketball Australia. If you are interested in attending these courses or have any questions, please contact Tony Casella (Coach Education Services Officer) at tcasella@basketballsa.com.au or 0407 391 398

Coach Course Calendar

DateCourseTimeLocation
Mon, 7 FebCommunity Coach Course6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Mon, 14 FebClub Coach Course (Session 1)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Tue, 15 FebClub Coach Course (Session 2)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Fri, 11 MarPerformance Coach Course (Session 1)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Sat, 12 MarPerformance Coach Course (Session 2)9am-5.30pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Sun, 13 MarPerformance Coach Course (Session 3)9am-5.30pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Mon, 4 AprAssociation Coach Course (Session 1)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Tue, 5 AprAssociation Coach Course (Session 2)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Mon, 11 AprAssociation Coach Course (Session 3)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Tue, 12 AprAssociation Coach Course (Session 4)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Mon, 9 MayCommunity Coach Course6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Mon, 20 JunClub Coach Course (Session 1)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Tue, 21 JunClub Coach Course (Session 2)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Mon, 12 SepClub Coach Course (Session 1)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Tue, 13 SepClub Coach Course (Session 2)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Mon, 17 OctAssociation Coach Course (Session 1)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Tue, 18 OctAssociation Coach Course (Session 2)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Mon, 24 OctAssociation Coach Course (Session 3)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Tue, 25 OctAssociation Coach Course (Session 4)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Mon, 21 NovClub Coach Course (Session 1)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
Tue, 22 NovClub Coach Course (Session 2)6pm-9pmBasketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond
    
    

*Please note dates, times and location are subject to change

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Cost: Free

Duration: 3 hours 

Minimum Age: None

Eligibility: Beginner coach or anyone wanting to learn more about the basics

Course Objective: To help beginner coaches run a successful practice session focused on skill development and tips for game day coaching

Re-accreditation: Accreditation expires after 3 years

Topics Covered:

  • The Role of a Coach
  • Introducing Basic Skills
  • Introducing Team Concepts
  • Game Day Coaching

Course: Click here to access the Basketball Australia Community Coach online course

Cost: $110 for NBL1 clubs, $120 for non NBL1 clubs

Duration: 6 hours 

Minimum Age: None

Eligibility: Must have completed Community Coach Course or have coached district/association basketball (or equivalent) for 3+ years. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Course Objective: To help coaches understand modern coaching techniques and concepts at a District Club level

Re-accreditation: Accreditation expires after 3 years

Topics Covered:

  • Games Approach to Learning
  • Man to Man Team Offence
  • Man to Man Team Defence
  • Transition Offence/Defence
  • Individual Offence/Defence
  • Zone Offence/Defence

Cost: $220 for NBL1 clubs, $230 for non NBL1 clubs

Duration: 12 hours 

Minimum Age: 18 years old 

Eligibility: Must have completed Club Coach Course or have coached district/association basketball (or equivalent) for 5+ years. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Course Objective: To help coaches understand modern coaching concepts and techniques at a State and NBL1 level

Re-accreditation: Accreditation expires after 3 years

Topics Covered:

  • Games Approach to Learning
  • Basketball Analytics
  • Scouting
  • Coach and Player Evaluation
  • Individual and Team Goal Setting
  • Player Development
  • Coach Development
  • Game Coaching
  • Tournament Coaching

Cost: $400 

Duration: 17.5 hours

Age Minimum: 18 years old

Eligibility: Must have completed Association Coach Course and have coached district/association  basketball (or equivalent) for 8+ years or played/coached professionally for 3+ years. Coaches will need to apply via EOI (Expression of Interest) as limited spots will be available.

Course Objective: To help coaches understand modern coaching concepts and techniques at a Professional and International level

Topics Covered:

  • Advanced Defensive Concepts

  • Advanced Offensive Concepts

  • Talent ID and Evaluation

  • Advanced Scouting & Technology

  • Effective Communication

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