Coach Education

In order to identify the most effective methods to develop coaches, New Zealand Football has reviewed research relating to coach education across the world. Based on this research NZF has designed the Coach Education Pathway to present a structured and progressive education programme, founded on the following principles:

  • Applicable and Practical
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Flexible
  • Player Centred
  • Appropriate for New Zealand environment
  • Linked to NZF Playing Style

Coach Education Opportunities coming up. Cashmere Tech are committed to supporting our coaches with education opportunities. The NZF Youth Level 2 Coaching Award presents coaches working with players between the ages of 13 and 19 years with information to help provide age appropriate football practices. The course is designed to provide coaches with a clear idea of how to design appropriate practices and how these can be used to aid player development.The Youth Level 2 award is suitable for coaches within Talent Development Programs, who want to develop and lead and assist talent player development sessions and also coaches in the Community Game who want to develop their players in the youth space. To register for the course, click the link below. If you are having any issues please email Garbhan, our Director of Football at



Where: Garrick Park, Community Room

When: Sunday 20th August 2023

Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Cost: FREE

Click here to register!

If you have any questions please contact:

Garbhan Coughlan