Just for Coaches

Do you want to become a basketball coach? Are you currently coaching a team at your school or
association and want to develop you skills. BNSW prides itself on providing coaches of all abilities the opportunity to build and develop their skills.

Investing in the skills of your coaches can be the most effective way to help build the skills and enjoyment for the players with in your association, school or basketball program. Players want to play for coaches who know who to communicate a message with respect but also maintaining the enjoyment for the game.

BNSW regally run coaching courses. These courses range from the beginner coach through to the level 2 and 3 coaching accreditation for representative and state coaches. No matter your skill level or pathway, BNSW can provide the support you need to building on your skills as a coach.

Make sure you regularly check our website for up and coming coaching coaches and opportunities.

Check our resources for coaches and players.


Basketball Australia (BA) NEW Coaching NCAS BY CM”>CURRICULUM:

BA and each of the states and territories have been working on the development of a new National Coaching BY CM”>CURRICULUM.

BA recognises that there has been a need to:

>    Make learning more convenient to access

>    Better support volunteers

>    Recognise, support and accredit more of the volunteers fulfilling a coaching role within Australia Basketball

>    Modernise how we teach – moving to competency-based learning

>    Better support volunteers and associations

Basketball Australia Coaching Accreditation Structure:

Level 3 Coach High Performance Coach
Level 2 Coach Association Coach
Level 1 Coach Club Coach


These courses will be delivered under the new coach accreditation structure introduced by Basketball Australia.



Under the new Basketball Australia coaching accreditation structure the Association Coach  is similar in accreditation level to the previous Level Two accreditation.

Those for the Association Coach  should hold a current Level 1 or Club Coach Accreditation and have one to two years of coaching experience


CLUB COACH (Level 1)

Under the new Basketball Australia coaching accreditation structure the Club Coach course is now an entry level basketball coaching course similar in accreditation level to the previous Level One course.

Completion of the Level 0 is not mandatory to for the Club Coach course. However, it is a prerequisite to receiving their Club Coach accreditation that course participants in addition to completing the face to face components of the course must also complete the Australian Sports Commission online Beginning Coaching General Principles Course.


– Coach Accreditation Updating Form

– Coach Code of Ethics & Agreement 

– Online Coaching Course – General Principles