Netball WA offer varied coach education opportunities through the suite of “Coaches in the Field” education sessions. The on and off court education sessions are developed to support coaches at all levels, along with coaches undertaking Coach Accreditation Courses. The courses ensure opportunity for coaches to stay updated with the latest coaching trends and to gain points from attendance to keep their Coaching Accreditation current. Coach Education programs are available to current Netball WA members. There is NO Fee to be a Netball WA member if you are a NON PLAYING coach/official, however ALL coaches must be members of Netball WA in that particular calendar year to register for any coach accreditation or education courses.
The “Connect Coach” program is a series of coach education workshops designed specifically for coaches moving through the coach accreditation pathway. The purpose of the Netball WA Connect Coach program is to support the existing coach accreditation framework through the delivery of educational workshops designed to prepare participants for the next level of accreditation. The 3-hour Connect Coach Workshops are practical workshops. It is not a pre-requisite for coaches to have completed these workshops prior to registering for the Coach Accreditation Courses however the workshops will enhance coaches understanding and practical skills required for the next level of accreditation. The courses available are for coaches entering the accreditation system at Foundation, Development and Intermediate levels. Check out Netball WA's calendar for upcoming Connect Coach workshops.
The Suncorp NetSetGO Workshop is aimed specifically at coaches involved with the Suncorp NetSetGO Program. The Workshop is about education, learning and development opportunities for coaches in our netball community who wish to develop their skills, network and up-skill themselves for the coming season.
The “On the Court” program is a series of coach education workshops specifically designed for coaches from community through to advanced level WA Netball League and State Level Coaches. Courses are scheduled across the year, however Clubs and Associations may request a course.
Netball Australia has a range of online courses, exams and learning material available to support the development of coaches, umpires, athletes and volunteers. Netball WA encourage coaches to utilise the E-Learning portals to keep up to date with current coaching trends. Coaches receive points for completing these courses which go towards maintaining and updating their coach accreditation. Login to MyNetball to access these courses.
The Netball Australia Blueprint has been developed as a tool for coaches to help understand the national approach to coaching and the strategy and vision to support the development of coaches across the country. The Coaching Blueprint articulates a clear direction and philosophy and is intended to be a resource that coaches can utilise at any stage to support their development and enhance their coaching
Netball Australia is aiming to reduce the prevalence of serious knee injuries by up to 70 per cent with the Knee injury prevention for Netballers and Enhance performance and Extend play (KNEE) Program.
Payment must accompany registration. Netball WA will be enforcing Netball Australia National Policy and Assessment Guidelines in relation to refunds of course enrolment fees, as follows: Notification of withdrawal in writing up to 30 days prior to commencement of the course – Full refund. Notification of withdrawal in writing up to 14 days prior to commencement of the course – 50% refund. Notification of withdrawal in writing less than 14 days prior to commencement of the course – No refund. In the event of a participant wishing to transfer to another course, a 30% admin fee will apply. All transfers must be approved by the Coach Development Coordinator and formal enrolment must be completed for the preferred course. Please note that transfers will only be approved if requested prior to the course date, and only transfers in to a course in the same calendar year will be processed.
Netball WA reserve the right to cancel any course if: 2 weeks prior to the course less than 15 participants are registered in the scheduled course. For any reason a Coach Presenter cannot be sourced to deliver the Session or the Coach Presenter is taken ill and no replacement can be sourced in the appropriate time. Inclement weather puts presenter, athletes and participants at risk. Appropriate number or level of athletes have not been arranged by Club/Association (if club/association requested course). Any other event which requires the course to be cancelled and is out of the control of Netball WA or the host Club/Association.