New coaches will be trained to be coaches at a later date not the week from 2nd-6th March 2021.
At the ACA meeting of 13 Jan 2021 the directors decided that ACA would provided free of charge the coaching manuals as follows:
General principles and presenter manuals along with all disciplines Level 3 and 4 manual.
HPM will purchase their manuals out of their ACA budget.
VCA have agreed once again to cover the cost for Level 1 and 2 manuals for its coaches in Victoria.
An application form for each mallet sport code (AC, GC, Gateball, Ricochet) can be found within the Coaching Training flyer.
Please complete the application form and send to email@example.com including a copy of your WWCC certificate.
All existing coaches should already be using their logbook to keep an up-to-date record of their coaching activities. The new National Coaching Program requires all coaches to log their coaching hours, in order to meet SportAus requirements for record-keeping.
Please note: A valid Working With Children Check (WWCC) is now an ACA prerequisite for attendance at all coach training.
Coaches, even non-certified members who are coaching U18s require WWCC, as it is classed as child-related work, whether in a paid or voluntary capacity.
Anyone who is in any way imparting knowledge is deemed to be working with children.
Clubs that run programs for school groups, youth groups etc, will require all members who coach the youth to have WWCC; this includes school groups accompanied by Dept. of Education members/employees who previously supervised club members' contact.
WWCC Victoria [workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au]
WWCC NSW [service.nsw.gov.au]
Two papers by Jenny Clarke
Aussie Croquet - A Mallet Sport for Schools
Contact the State Coordinator of Coaching for more information.
This is a list of Certified Coaches in Victoria on 28 Feb 2021.