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

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

2021 Coach Course Calendar

Date

Course

Time

Location

Sat, 3 July

Club Coach Course (Level 1)

9am-4pm

Basketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond

Sat, 10 July

Club Coach Course (Level 1)

9am-4pm

Basketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond

Sun, 26 Sept

Community Coach Course (Level 0)

9am-12pm

Basketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond

Sat, 9 Oct

Club Coach Course (Level 1)

9am-4pm

Basketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond

Sat 4 – Sun 5, Dec

Association Coach Course (Level 2)

9am-4pm

Basketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond

Sat, 11 Dec

Club Coach Course (Level 1)

9am-4pm

Basketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond

Sun, 12 Dec

Community Coach Course (Level 0)

9am-12pm

Basketball SA: 314 South Rd, Richmond

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

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Cost: $44 for NBL1 clubs, $50 for non NBL1 clubs.

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.

Topics Covered:

  • The Role of a Coach
  • Communicating with Athletes
  • Running a Practice Session
  • Teaching Offensive Fundamentals
  • Teaching Man to Man Defence
  • Game Day Coaching

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

Duration: 7 hours 

Minimum Age: None

Eligibility: Must have completed Community Coach Course (Level 0) or have coached metro/district league basketball (or equivalent) for more than 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 club level.

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: 14 hours 

Minimum Age: 18 years old 

Eligibility: Must have completed Club Coach Course (Level 1) or have coached metro/district league basketball (or equivalent) for more than 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.

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

The duration, cost, eligibility, objectives and topics for this course are currently being reviewed. We will update this section once these areas have been confirmed. This course is run in conjunction with Basketball Australian once every two years.

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