Level 3 Performance Development Coach is for those coaches who are ready to start specialising in event groups : Middle & Long Distance, Sprints Hurdles Relays, Jumps, Walks or Throws . It is for coaches working with athletes between 16 and 19 years of age (Training Stage II of the FIT Development) Model) who are competing at Regional, State or National level competitions.
The course aims to empower coaches to design and lead effective training programs based on peer reviewed evidence and the knowledge and experience from leading Australian Coaches. The focus of the course will be on planning and achieving long-term development of athlete performance, with an eye for establishing positive training habits that will prepare athletes for the elite pathway.
Day 1 : Self reflection, Goal Setting, Inclusive Coaching Principles, Personality and Coaching Communication
Pre-Requisites: Level 2 Club Coach or higher and a minimum of 12 months coaching experience
Pre- Course Work: Online Modules 3 Hours. All participants are required to complete the following modules prior to attending the Level 3 Performance Development Coach Course: Level 1 & 2 Review Exam and Level 1 ASADA Education Course
Teaching Hours: 32 Hours (4daysx8hours)
Post Course Work: Reading: 10 Hours + Online Modules: 10 hours + Exam: 3 Hours
Note: To be eligible for days 3 and 4, coaches must have attended and successfully completed Level 3 Performance Development Coach days 1 and 2 or attended day 1 & received RPL for Day 2
To successfully complete Level 3 Performance Development Coach Course level of accreditation, coaches are required to complete a four-day course in addition to pre and post course work that must be completed and submitted online.
o Day 1 $180
o Day 2 $180
o Days 3 & 4 $360 (for both days)
Progression: Level 4 Senior IAAF Coach