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COACH EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM  

 

Welcome to State Volleyball NSW Coach Education & Development section. Here you will find links to information and resources to assist in the education and development of New South Wales indoor and beach volleyball coaches. State Volleyball NSW is responsible for co-ordinating the relevant paperwork and educational courses, for NSW coaches to be recognised by Volleyball Australia and the Australian Sports Commission's National Coach Accreditation Scheme (NCAS). All information and documents can be found throughout of this page.

 

Important information

  • All Australian Volleyball Schools Cup (AVSC) Coaches MUST have minimum Foundation Coach Level 1 accreditation.
  • All State Junior Beach Volleyball Coaches (AJBVC) Coaches MUST have minimum Talent Development Level 2 accreditation.

 

UP-COMING COACHING COURSES/WORKSHOPS

Workshops are practical educational sessions where coaches can receive additional and different from course knowledge. Workshops are not required for accreditation, on the other side you can claim those hours for your practical component (log sheet).

 

Foundation Coach Course (Level 1)

Date: Always available online

Pre-requisites for this Course are below within Course details.

Cost: $49.50 (plus credit card surcharge) 

To secure this accreditation, please login to your current Fortix Profile and select Level 1 Foundation Coaching Course from the Quick Menu (to become SVNSW Member click HERE).

 

Coach Workshop Level 1 - Registration Details

About workshop: Workshop Flyer, Workshop Details

Date: 8th JUNE 2019

Registration deadline: 3rd JUNE, 2019, 23:59 o'clock.

Cost SVNSW members: $33.00 Register Here

Cost NON-SVNSW members:$38.00 Register Here

Late registration: Cost $5.5 on top of basic cost. To register send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

Location: Sydney Grammar School, School Gym (College St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010)

Prepare for online registration:

  • Profile Photo (Image size can be up to 800x800 pixels, 600KB file, format JPG or PNG),
  • Working With Children Check (WWCC),
  • Play by the Rules Courses:
    • Harassment and Discrimination Click Here (duration approx. 30 min),
    • Child Protection Click Here (duration approx. 30 min).

Presenter: Dr. Mladen Stankovic • Doctor of Volleyball from Serbia • Former Professional Setter in Europe • Coach of World and European Champions • Volleyball Writer

After the workshop each participant will receive Certificate of Attendance via e-mail.

 

Talent Development Coach Course (Level 2) - Registration Details  

Date:  13th JULY 2019

Cost: $165.00 Incl. GST, Register Here

MAST Fee$55.00 Incl. GST, Apply for MAST Fee hereAbout MAST ProgramMAST Flyer

PARTICIPATE AGAIN Fee: $55.00 Incl. GST, Register HERE. For coaches who already passed courses Level 2 & Level 3 but wish to participate again.

Pre-requisites for this Course are below within Course details.

Course Duration: a one-day (7hrs) course

Time: 11am - 6pm

Location: Genea Netball Centre, 2 Olympic Blvd, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

Theoretical Work at: Waratah Room B

Practical Work at: Court number 2 (Plan of Courts 1 to 5)

 

CURRENT FRAMEWORK

Course Name  Duration and Prerequisites  Target Audience  Previously Known As
Foundation Coach 4 hours in course work  Junior club, SpikeZone, beginner coaches and teachers  Nil 
Talent Development Coach  7 hours in course work, ASC Online Community Coach General Principles & practical coach assessment  Club, assistant state teams and school Honours level coaches  Level 1 NCAS
Elite
Coach
28 hours in course work, ASC Intermediate Coaching General Principles & practical assessment tasks State teams, AVL, representative teams and potential high performance coaches  Level 2 NCAS
Master Coach To be determinated Coaches within the high performance DTE Level 3 NCAS

FOUNDATION COACH (Level 1)

Target Audience: Primary and Secondary School Teachers, Spikezone, Junior Club, Parents.

A coach is accredited as a Volleyball Foundation Coach when they successfully complete the following requirements.

Complete the Online Volleyball Foundation Coach Course.

  • This course is delivered through the Volleyball Australia online learning platform and as such is more accessible to entry-level beginner coaches to gain skills and knowledge on how to coach primary school aged children, Spikezone clinics, high school children, lower divisions at clubs and adult beginners.
  • Pre-requisites, candidates MUST:
    • Be minimum 14 years old to be eligible for this accreditation.
    • Have Working With Children Check (WWCC).
      • ID number
      • WWCC photo/scan
    • Have completed the Play by the Rules Courses free online course (sign up and create an account). After completing Play by the Rules Courses download your certificates or your certificates can be found at any time HERE.
      • Harassment and Discrimination Click Here (duration approx. 30 min)
      • Child Protection Click Here (duration approx. 30 min)
    • Be a registered member of State Volleyball NSW

Renew Your Foundation Coach Accreditation - Level 1

The Foundation Coach Accreditation lasts for 2 years. The renewal process once expired is just to redo the online course ensuring you have the most up to date information.

Please login to your current Fortix Player Profile and select Level 1 Foundation Coaching Course from the Quick Menu (to become SVNSW Member click HERE).
 
Accreditation lasts for 2 years.

 

TALENT DEVELOPMENT COACH (Level 2)

Target Audience: State League Club, Associations, State Team Assistants, School Honours Level Coaches.

A coach is accredited as a Volleyball Talent Development Coach when they successfully complete the prescribed theoretical (course) and practical components. The candidate must be minimum 16 years old to be eligible for this accreditation.

Complete the Talent Development Coach Course (Level 2)

  • This course is delivered through a one-day (7 hrs) face-to-face course and completition of prescribed assessment activities. For coaches who are ready to take on more responsibility and at a higher level. This course includes a practical coaching course and assessment. 
  • Pre-requisites, candidates for attending course MUST:
    • Be a current Level 1 Foundation Coach
    • Have completed the ASC Community Coaching General Principles free online course
    • Have Working With Children Check (WWCC):
      • ID number
      • WWCC photo/scan
    • Have completed the free online Play by the Rules Courses (sign up and create an account. After completing courses download your certificates or your certificates can be found at any time HERE).
      • Harassment and Discrimination Click Here (duration approx. 30 min),
      • Child Protection Click Here (duration approx. 30 min).
    • Have Profile Photo (Image size can be up to 800x800 pixels, 600KB file, format JPG or PNG).

After you attend the Talent Development Coach Course (Level 2)

  • You become a Candidate for L2 accredited coach,
  • You should receive Certificate of Attendance from State Volleyball NSW,
  • You need to complete practical component either:
    • To be assessed and competent in 2 training session and 2 games coaching by recognised mentor (an active accredited level 3 coach), OR
    • To do a total of 20 hours coaching practice post-course. Of these 20 hours, 6 hours must be supervised by a recognised mentor (an active accredited level 3 coach) who will provide feedback to the candidate on their performance. Click for present active accredited level 3 coaches, this number of coaches will raise in next month because of renewal period.
    • Download here Coaching Log Sheet & Level 2 Practical Assessment FormsNote: All coaching practice must be verified even if it's not supervised in special circumstances. Verification can be provided by a Regional, State or National coaching coordinator, an assessor or mentor, school principal for coaching of school teams or club official for coaching of club teams.
  • You need to fill in Coach's Code of Ethics Agreement Form,
  • You need to have a minimum SVNSW Officials/Coaches Membership (in case you do not have any kind of player's membership),
  • Send your Certificate of Attendance, completed Practical ComponentCoach's Code of Ethics Agreement Form, SVNSW membership receipt and SVNSW Membership Number to Coaching Development Supervisor, mladen.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,
  • Wait for answer and your Accreditation, it will be sent to your registered e-mail address.

Accreditation duration

4 years

Financial Support

If you are a part of the Regional Hub Development Project (RHDP) you are also eligible to claim your travel costs as part of WaV funding. Please contact us for more details.

Course Advertisements

Development Coaching Courses will be advertised in the News Section and on our Facebook page.

 

Renew Your Development Coach Accreditation - Level 2

Prepare Your:

Assessment of your CV will be done by SVNSW. In case SVNSW needs more information or references, you'll receive notice.

Cost $88.00

Register via Fortix HERE.

Accreditation lasts for 4 years.

 

ELITE COACH (LEVEL 3)

Target Audience: Teams, AVL, Representative Teams, High-Performance Coaches.

A coach is accredited as a Volleyball Elite Coach when they successfully complete the prescribed theoretical (course) and practical components.

Complete the Elite Coach Course (Level 3)

  • This course is originally delivered through a 3-4 day face-to-face course.
  • Pre-requisites, candidates for attending course MUST:
    • Be current Level 2 Development Coach,
    • Have completed the "Intermediate Coaching General Principles" online course. ($180 cost not included in the cost of the course).
    • Have completed the Play by the Rules Courses free online course (sign up and create an account. After completing courses download your certificates or your certificates can be found at any time HERE).
      • Harassment and Discrimination Click Here (duration approx. 30 min),
      • Child Protection Click Here (duration approx. 30 min).
    • Have Working With Children Check (WWCC):
      • ID number
      • WWCC photo/scan
    • Have Profile Photo (Image size can be up to 800x800 pixels, 600KB file, format JPG or PNG).

After you attend the Elite Coach Course (Level 3)

  • You become a Candidate for Level 3 accredited coach,
  • You should receive Certificate of Attendance from State Volleyball NSW,
  • You need to complete practical component either:
    • To be assessed and competent in 3 training session and 3 games coaching by recognised mentor (an active accredited level 3 coach), OR
    • To do a total of 40 hours coaching practice post-course. Of these 40 hours, 12 hours must be supervised by a recognised mentor (an active accredited level 3 coach) who will provide feedback to the candidate on their performance. Click for present active accredited level 3 coaches, this number of coaches will raise in next month because of renewal period.
    • Download here Coaching Log Sheet & Level 3 Practical Assessment FormsNote: All coaching practice must be verified even if it's not supervised in special circumstances. Verification can be provided by a Regional, State or National coaching coordinator, an assessor or mentor, school principal for coaching of school teams or club official for coaching of club teams.
  • You need to fill in Coach's Code of Ethics Agreement Form,
  • You need to have a minimum SVNSW Officials/Coaches Membership (in case you do not have any kind of player's membership),
  • Send your completed Certificate of Attendance, Practical Component, Coach's Code of Ethics Agreement FormSVNSW membership receipt, and SVNSW Membership Number to Coaching Development Supervisor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Wait for answer and your Accreditation, it will be sent to your registered e-mail address.

Accreditation duration

4 years

Financial Support

If you are a part of the Regional Hub Development Project (RHDP) you are also eligible to claim your travel costs as part of WaV funding. Please contact us for more details.

Course Advertisements

Advanced Coaching Courses will be advertised in the News Section and on our Facebook page.

 

Renew Your Elite Coach Accreditation - Level 3

Prepare Your:

Assessment of your CV will be done by SVNSW. In case SVNSW needs more information or references, you'll receive notice.

Cost $132.00

Register via Fortix HERE.

Accreditation lasts for 4 years.

 

MASTER COACH (LEVEL 4)

To be determinated

 

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)

What is RPL?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the acknowledgment of skills and knowledge obtained through formal training, work experience and/ or life experience. RPL can often "speed-up" the process of becoming an accredited coach and avoid the problem of participants having to unnecessarily repeat learning experience.

Who can apply?

Applicants can apply for RPL if they think that their prior learning and experience enables them to provide evidence to show that they are already competent in the competencies of a particular training program or module.

More useful links about RPL

Volleyball Australia's RPL

Talent Development Coach RPL Form

Elite Coach RPL Form -Fast Tracking Athletes

Elite Coach RPL

 

IMPORTANT FORMS

Coaching and Official Competency Statements

Coach Registration FormCoach Registration Form

Code of Behaviour

Volleyball Australia's  Renewal Policy

 

CONTACT US

For all information regarding coaching accreditations, workshops, courses, renewing accreditations please send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact person: Dr. Mladen Stankovic

Phone number: 0287361264

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