Wanneroo BasketBall Association

Coach Accreditation

At the WBA we aim to have all our coaches hold an official Basketball Australia Accreditation that is appropriate to the level of team or league they coach.

The Wanneroo Basketball Association in conjunction with Basketball WA conduct a number of State and Nationally accredited coaching courses during the year. These are designed to increase the number of qualified coaches delivering and teaching the game to our participants but also to help individual coaches progress in their own personal development and qualifications.

Coaching Accreditation Levels

  1. Community Introductory course for coaches who coach in programs such as Aussie Hoops or beginner programs.
  2. Club For coaches who coach at the Junior Domestic Club level.
  3. Association – For those wishing to coach at the WABL Representative level.
  4. Performance – Advanced course for coaches of State teams.
  5. Master – Honorary Accreditation for National Team coaches.

Community Coach

This is the introductory level course which is designed to cover General Principles of Coaching while encompassing basketball specific fundamentals and exploring the role of the coach. Candidates must be at least turning 13 years of age in the year of the enrolled course and no specific basketball background is required. Club coaches, parents, teachers, and secondary students with an interest in sports coaching are ideally suited for this course.

Suitable for first time coaches, newcomers to the sport, or experienced coaches wishing to begin their official accreditation journey, this course is a great introduction into coaching the sport we love. The course is FREE.

Online Community Coach Course

Club Coach

This is a Nationally Accredited course by Basketball Australia and Basketball Western Australia. Candidates need to have completed the Community Coach Course and maintained coaching for at least 12 months before applying for this course. The course takes one (1) day (8 hours approx.) to complete and involves both on-court and off-court components in its content.

Typically, coaches in representative sides such as WABL should have this level of accreditation as a minimum.

For further information on the Club Coach accreditation or to book a course, please contact welcome@wolves.asn.au

Association Coach

This is an advanced two (2) day (16 hour approx.) course that is designed to elevate a coach’s understanding to the standard of the athletes they are coaching. Typically, coaches who are looking to be involved in State teams or various State Leagues (SBL, ABA) would benefit from completing this course. There are certain pre-requisites in choosing to apply for this level of accreditation.

For further information on the Association Coach accreditation or to book a course, please contact welcome@wolves.asn.au

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