So you want to Eight Ball Coach!

There are 6 basic steps at attain your 8 Ball Coaching Accreditation.

  • 1: AEBF - AEBF Member over 18 years of age

be a registered member of an affiliated State or Territory

  • 2: AEBF - Coach's Code of Conduct

agree to and sign the Code of Conduct

  • 3: ASC   - Level I Beginning Coaching Principles (8 hours)

complete the ASC Beginning Coaching Principles online or onsite

  • 4: AEBF - Level I Coach Activity Sheet (20 hours)

maintain a diary of all pupils coached

  • 5: AEBF - Level I Eight Ball Training Program Course  (8 hours)

complete the AEBF Training Program online or onsite

  • 6: AEBF - Eight Ball Coach Accreditation Fee $220

pay the applicable fee

Beginning Coaching General Principles Course

The Beginning Coaching General Principles online course has been developed to assist coaches to learn the basic skills of coaching, particularly those coaches working with children. The course is currently free of charge to Australian coaches.

The course contains five modules, covering a range of general coaching topics including; the role and responsibilities expected of a coach, planning, safety, working with parents, communication, group management and inclusive coaching practices. It takes approximately six hours to complete, and there is assessment included at the end of each module.

 The Beginning Coaching General Principles Course is a flexible learning course which can be completed in a number of ways.

1:  Just head to www.ausport.gov.auand following the online training links and complete on online course.

AU:  https://learning.ausport.gov.au

2:Attend a Beginning Coaching General Principles Course conducted by your State/Territory Sport and Recreation.

WA:http://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/beginning-coaching-principles

QLD:http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/sportrec/community-programs/education-and-training/get-active-queensland-accreditation-program

NSW:http://www.dsr.nsw.gov.au/coaching/education.asp

SA:http://www.recsport.sa.gov.au/training-support/coach-education-course%20info.html

TAS:  http://www.sportandrecreation.tas.gov.au/sportrectas/funding_opportunities/ training_and_career_opportunities

NT:http://www.nretas.nt.gov.au/sport-and-recreation/sport-and-recreation/sportdevelopment/coaching_and_officiating

ACT:http://www.tams.act.gov.au/play/sport_and_recreation/programs/coachingoffciating

VIC:http://vicsport.asn.au/Page.aspx?ID=230