Free Club Coach Accreditation course for EVERY SA Country Coach

SA Country Basketball is pleased to offer every single basketball coach in SA Country a free Club Coaching Acreditation Course (Formerly Level 1).  The course is usually conducted face to face over 6 hours and cost $100, but during the basketball lockout, SA Country are pleased to announce we will offer an online course to anyone who has coached within an SA Country Association or program over the last 12 months, or is looking to coach when the season goes back, absolutely free!  

 

SA Country staff in collaboration with Basketball SA Manager of High Performance Services, Scott Butler have been working on modifying the delivery mode of the course, and have received Basketball Australia approval to deliver the Club Coach curriculum online via video conference software, with a few modifications to the assessment requirements.

 

How will it work?

Each Association will be allocated one week for their courses to be conducted.  During that week there will be 3 courses on offer for coaches to register to.  Courses delivered during the week will be split over 2 days (3 hours per day), and the course offered on the weekend will be a continuous 6 hour course.  Coaches will be able to choose which course best suits them, but to ensure the quality of the course, there will be limited places available for each option.  The course options will be as follows

 

Option 1: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Monday AND Tuesday

Option 2: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Wednesday AND  Thursday

Option 3: 10:00 am – 4:00pm Saturday

 

Associations will advertise the courses to their members, and coaches will register directly with their association for one of the 3 options during their associations allocated week.  Associations will then provide the list to SA Country who will distribute the link to join the video conference and attend the course 

The associations allocated weeks are as follows

 

Association

Week Starting

Adelaide Plains

20/4/20

Barossa Valley Amateur Basketball Association

27/4/20

Basketball Mount Gambier Inc.

4/5/20

Bordertown and District Basketball Association Inc

11/5/20

Broken Hill Basketball Association

18/5/20

Clare and Districts Basketball Association

25/5/20

Crystal Brook Basketball Club

1/6/20

Eastern Hills Basketball Association

8/6/20

Gilbert Valley Basketball Association

15/6/20

Great Southern Basketball Association

22/6/20

Jamestown and Areas Basketball Association

29/6/20

Kangaroo Island Basketball Association

6/7/20

Keith and Districts International Basketball Association

13/7/20

Light Amateur Basketball Association

20/7/20

Mallee Basketball Association

27/7/20

Millicent Basketball Association

3/8/20

Murray Bridge Basketball Association

10/8/20

Naracoorte and District Basketball Association

17/8/20

Port Augusta Basketball Association

24/8/20

Port Lincoln Basketball Association

31/8/20

Port Pirie Basketball Association

7/9/20

Riverland Basketball Association

14/9/20

Roxby Downs Basketball Association (Junior and Senior)

21/9/20

Southern Yorke Peninsula

28/9/20

Strathalbyn and Districts Basketball Association

5/10/20

Whyalla Basketball Association

12/10/20

Willunga and Districts Basketball Association

19/10/20

Yorke Valley Basketball Association

26/10/20

 

SA Country Basketball is extremely pleased to be able to offer this initiative, and we look forward to all our members benefiting from the roll out of these courses.  A higher standard of coaching for EVERY SA Country coach will mean our players have a higher standard of direction and our referees have a higher standard game to referee.

 

For any questions relating to the courses, please contact office@sacbci.com.au




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