Introduction to Coaching




Introduction to Coaching Course (ITCC)


If you are keen to assist the improvement of our little athletes then this is the course for you.  It provides all the skills required to coach our athletes with the benefit of seeing them improve and develop in ability.

Westernport Little Athletics Centre will assist any keen parents in meeting the cost of this course.  Please contact any member of the committee if you are interested. 

What is an ITCC?

 The Introduction to Coaching course (ITCC) is aimed at giving people with little background knowledge in athletics the ability and confidence to coach basic level athletics to children. The course is great for parents or older brothers and sisters who want to know a little bit more about the sport and how to coach children, and to assist in training at Centre level. The sessions include both theory and practical elements.

The ITCC is of 8 hours duration. Weekend courses run from 8.45am to 5.00pmon one weekend day.

The course comprises 13 modules, covering all athletic events. This includes information on the general principles of each event and handy tips on training sessions. Sections on warm ups, coaching young athletes and the rules and regulations of Little Athletics are also included.

The cost of the course is $105.00 incl. GST and participants will receive an ATFCA Coaching Handbook, LAVic branded Polo top, Race Walking Booklet, On Track CD, Officials handbook, Additional Coaching & Training Programs CD, ITCC certificate, morning and afternoon tea. BYO lunch.

Attendance at all sessions is compulsory.

Dates & Registration links for the 2013/2014 season, will be made available once scheduled.