Coaching & Education
The Development Coach course is aimed at people who want to coach club level and state/territory championship level road and track riders to develop and advance their road and track skills and tactics, riding fitness and racing skills.
The coaching course addresses generic coaching and its application to road and track coaching also teaching coaches how to nurture and develop road and track riders. The accreditation allows you to independently plan, prescribe and evaluate road and track training for road and track riders. The work of coaches at this level will be vital in supporting new, developing riders, and enhancing the performance of existing riders.
Candidate coach pre-requisites:
The coaching course aims to provide coaches with an introduction to the principles of training, and the planning, implementation, analysis and revision of road and track coaching programs. This is achieved through an understanding, and application, of the underpinning knowledge of the AusCycling Coaching, Instructing and Officiating Accreditation Program, specific to road and track cycling.
The Development Coach Road and Track course is an interactive and practical course that introduces you to the intermediate elements of coaching road and track cycling.
You will be required to take part in scenario based practical coaching (the scenario based practical activities will be conducted off the bike)
The coaching course is 14 hours of Webinar meetings over two days that includes discussion, presentations, breakout session practical and workshop activities. You will receive all of the resources and documents that you need during and post course.
You will receive feedback on your progress throughout the course and will be encouraged to develop a personal coaching action plan.
On successful completion of the two days, you will then embark on a period of self-directed learning and written assessment tasks.
At the successful completion of the Development Coach course, the coach will be able to: