Track & Field Courses

Level 1 Youth Coach

This is the entry level course for all Accredited Athletic Coaches under the Athletics Australia Coaching Framework. The course introduces the fundemental skills of running, jumping and throwing as well as exploring how to engage athletes in long-term participation and how to coach skills to beginner athletes.

Level 2 Development Coach

This is an Accredited Athletics Coach course designed to develop fundemental skills and drills, and understanding of the basic technical models for the events for participation at club and school competition.

Level 3 - Performance Coach Day 1 & Day 2

The Level 3 Performance Development Coach course is for coaches who are working with:

  • Athletes between 16 and 19 years of age and are looking to commence specialisiation in a chosen event group and compete at regional, state or national-level competitions; OR
  • Recreational runners 18 years and older looking to achieve specific performance objectives in 3km - Marathon events. 

Level 3 - Performance Coach Day 3 & Day 4 - Sprints, Hurdles & Relays

This course is a progression from Level 3 - Day 1 & 2 and looks at the specialisation of Sprints, Hurdles & Relays for athletes looking to compete at regional, state or national level competitions.

Level 3 - Performance Coach Day 3 & Day 4  - Jumps

This course is a progression from Level 3 - Day 1 & 2 and looks at the specialisation of Jumps for athletes looking to compete at regional, state or national level competitions.

Level 3 - Performance Coach Day 3 & Day 4 - Throws

This course is a progression from Level 3 - Day 1 & 2 and looks at the specialisation of Throws for athletes looking to compete at regional, state or national level competitions.

Delivery of this course is 2 x full days of face-to-face learning.

Key Contact

For any information or queries about any of the coach education content or coaching courses please contact Samantha at development@actlaa.org.au.

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