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Supporting Coaches

Coaching is a great way to express passion for sport and enrich the lives of New Zealanders. It's exciting and satisfying, and helps keep people actively involved in developing others.

Sport NZ supports national and regional sport organisations as well as Regional Sports Trusts with their coaching programmes, developing their coaching leaders and coaching support networks.

Access our resources, online training and research below. You can also sign up to our monthly NZ Coach newsletter and link off to the Balance is Better website, where you will find lots of great coaching advice.

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Coaching for Impact
A new programme for coaches working with secondary school age athletes

We are looking for coaches working with secondary school age athletes to join our new coaching programme. Does this sound like you?

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Partnering with iCoachKids

We partner with iCoachKids, a global coaching movement that started back in 2016. Their mission is to champion child-centred sport by promoting good policy and best practice. Through our partnership we can share their latest international research and online resources.

Scroll down to find free online learning for all coaches working with children and young people.

iCoachKids online resources
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Balance is Better
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A selection of recent coaching and player development stories. Published weekly.

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