Coach Development


Useful information for aspiring and experienced coaches in the Whanganui, Rangitikei and Ruapehu regions.


Good Sports Coaching Guide

Good Sport’s Guide For Coaches has been written for coaches working with children. It follows the principles of Good Sports. This book provides advice and tips for coaches on how to support children to learn, have fun and ultimately promote a ‘Climate of Development’ for all children involved.

Click here to view the Good Sports Guide for Coaches 2018


Coach Systems in Secondary Schools

Coaching resource on how to develop a strong coaching system in Secondary Schools

Click here to learn about developing a strong coaching system


Coach Recognition Plan Template

Coaching resource on how to develop a coaching recognition plan

Click here to view template


Students Training and Resource Support (STARS)

Sport Whanganui is working closely with targeted secondary schools, ensuring schools have access to the latest research and information to provide a positive talent pathway.

Sport Whanganui Coach Athlete Pathway 2016-2020


Coach Developer Training

Sport Whanganui leads the regional Coach Developer Trainer programme – the Coach Developer Trainer programme is a Sport NZ coach pathway. The CDT is for coaches with experience and aspiration.

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Foundation and Developing Coaches

Sport Whanganui has a major focus upon recruitment, development and retention of Foundation and Developing coaches. A significant regional programme is offered.

2015-20 Young People Coaching Strategy