Information for partners

Sport NZ supports partners to develop systems to recruit, develop and retain quality coaches at all levels. A key component of this support is the Sport NZ Trainer and Coach Developer programmes. Read on to find out more.

NZ coaching strategy

This strategy provides the blueprint for coaching in New Zealand. It sets out core principles and key objectives with a focus on participant-centered coaching.

Coaching toolkit

Good coaching is all about the participant or athlete receiving the support they need to enjoy their sport and fulfil their potential at whatever level that may be. Learn how to recruit and retain great coaches.

Coaching development resources

Balance is Better resources

If you have coaching experience, are working in player development or performance environments, you’ll find helpful content on this site on creating positive cultures, psychology, skill development and advice on how to create a great experience for players across codes.

Coach development programmes


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