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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 have any questions, please contact Bryn Loots, Community Development Manager, via email bloots@basketballsa.com.au 

AUSSIE HOOPS COACH COURSE

Cost: Free

Duration:  1 hour (online)

Minimum Age: None

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

Course Objective: The Aussie Hoops Module will educate the coaches on the key fundamentals of the Ford Aussie Hoops program and its role in the pathway and associated developmental benefits to players.

Topics Covered:

  • Philosophy of FUN

  • Transition to Competition

  • Benefits for Kids

  • Sporting Schools

  • Tips for School Sessions

Registration:

Click here to register for the Ford Aussie Hoops Coaching Course.

COMMUNITY COACH COURSE

Cost: Free

Duration: 3 hours (online)

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
  • Introducing Basic Skills
  • Introducing Team Concepts
  • Game Day Coaching

Registration:

Click here to access the Basketball Australia Community Coach online course.

CLUB COACH COURSE

Cost: $150

Duration: 3 hours (online), 6 hours in person

Age Minimum: 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.

Topics Covered:

  • Body movement fundamental
  • Basic defensive stance
  • A Range of ball handling skills
  • Basic passing and catching
  • Dribbling technique
  • Shooting technique
  • One handed shot technique
  • Lay-up technique (footwork)
  • 1 on 1 defense (including stance, position and on/off ball movement)
  • Motion principles (Player and Ball Movement)
  • Full court offensive and defensive transition principles
  • 2 on 1 and 3 on 2 principles
  • Self-assess and develop self-awareness

Course

Dates

Times

Location

Register

Club Coach Course (Part 1)

Club Coach Course (Part 2)

 

17 June 2024

18 June 2024

 

6:00pm – 9:00pm

6:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Woodville Gardens School B – 6

18 Ridley Grove,

Woodville Gardens SA 5012

Club Coach Course (Part 1)

Club Coach Course (Part 2)

 

19 August 2024

20 August 2024

6:00pm – 9:00pm

6:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Bellevue Heights Primary School

7/19 Vaucluse Cres,

Bellevue Heights SA 5050

Club Coach Course (Part 1)

Club Coach Course (Part 2)

 

11 November 2024

12 November 2024

6:00pm – 9:00pm

6:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Woodville Gardens School B – 6

18 Ridley Grove,

Woodville Gardens SA 5012

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

ASSOCIATION COACH COURSE

Cost: $250

Duration: 12 hours (in person)

Age Minimum: 18 years old

Eligibility: Must have completed Club Coach Course or have coached metro/district league basketball (or equivalent) for 5+ years.

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

Topics Covered:

  • Advanced offensive concepts
  • Defensive schemes and systems
  • Scouting and game planning
  • Strength & conditioning for the basketball athlete
  • Recovery and nutrition for young athletes

Course

Dates

Times

Location

Register

Association Coach Course (Part 1)

Association Coach Course (Part 2)

Association Coach Course (Part 3)

Association Coach Course (Part 4)

13 May 2024

14 May 2024

20 May 2024

21 May 2024

6:30pm – 9:30pm

6:30pm – 9:30pm

6:30pm – 9:30pm

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Bellevue Heights Primary School

7/19 Vaucluse Cres,

Bellevue Heights SA 5050

Association Coach Course (Part 1)

Association Coach Course (Part 2)

Association Coach Course (Part 3)

Association Coach Course (Part 4)

16 September 2024

17 September2024

23 September 2024

24 September 2024

6:00pm – 9:00pm

6:00pm – 9:00pm

6:00pm – 9:00pm

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Woodville Gardens School B – 6

18 Ridley Grove,

Woodville Gardens SA 5012

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

PERFORMANCE COACH

Cost: $400

Duration: 17 hours (in person)

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. Please note that this course is run every 3 years (last one was held March 2022).

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

Topics Covered:

  • Advanced Defensive Techniques
  • Advanced Offensive Concepts
  • Talent ID and Evaluation
  • Advanced Scouting & Technology
  • Leadership

Registration:

Information will be sent to the successful applicants.

MASTER COACH

The Master Coach accreditation is an Honorary accreditation bestowed by Basketball Australia on Coaches with significant achievements at an international level. 

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