Coach Education

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

Here is the club run Community Coaching Courses coming up for the 2024 season:

NZF Intro to Junior Coaching

When:   Wednesday 24th April 2024
Where:  Garrick Park Community Room
Time:     6.00pm - 8.00pm
Cost:      FREE

CLICK HERE to Register

NZF Junior Level 1

This course is going to an online version via NZF Learn. Come back here soon for more details. 

NZF Junior Level 2

When:   Sunday 4th August 2024
Where:  Garrick Park Community Room
Time:     9.00am - 3.00pm
Cost:      FREE

CLICK HERE to Register

NZF Youth Level 1

This course is going to an online version via NZF Learn. Come back here soon for more details. 

NZF Youth Level 2

When:   Sunday 4th August 2024
Where:  Garrick Park Community Room
Time:     9.00am - 3.00pm
Cost:      FREE

CLICK HERE to Register

If you can't make the date of the course you would like you can find other available coaching courses for 2024 in the Mainland region here, and advanced coaching courses throughout New Zealand here.  

If you have any coaching questions, or would like to get into coaching at any level, please email our Director of Football, Garbhan Coughlan, at garbhanc@ctfc.nz.