Development Coaching Course

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Event Type

Instructor / Coach Education

The AusCycling Development Coach course is the first step in becoming a Coach in your preferred discipline of cycling. The complete course is run over three (3) individual days.


Day 1 Date and Time: Sunday 18 June 2022  | 9am to 5pm 

Venue:  Virtual (using Microsoft Teams)

Registration Closes:  4 June 2022 at 11.59pm or before if places fill. There are 20 places available. 

Cost: The full cost of attending the Development Coach course is $750 AUD payable in advance through the registration link.



1) Must be at least 18 years of age

2) Must be a current accredited AusCycling Foundation Instructor in any discipline for a minimum of 1 year (or BMXA Club Coach, MTBA Level 0 Skills Instructor, CA CCC).  

3) Must be a member of AusCycling | minimum Non-riding member 

Participants must also complete (or have completed and provided their certifciates of completion to AusCycling): 

4) Sport Integrity Australia Anti-Doping Fundamentals 

5) Play by the Rules Child Protection and Safeguarding 


Course Details

Day one (1) of the course includes the theory and sciences of coaching, comprises:

  • Athlete testing and assessment
  • Annual planning
  • Periodisation
  • Training program prescription
  • Evaluation of performance
  • Beginning sports science
  • General sports nutrition
  • Practical strength and conditioning solutions
  • Coach and athlete wellbeing
  • Understanding teams

Day 1 theory is the first component of the full Development Coach course and must be attended prior to registering for the next components of Day two (2) and Day three (3) which include coaching/instructing practical skills at the Development level.

Day 2 and 3 

Development Skills Coaching courses (Days 2 and 3) are held in most capital cities on a rotational three (3) to six (6) month basis or on demand if number of attendees at Day 1 sessions require.


Development Instructor to Coach for Mountain Bike and Road Cycling 

If you chose Mountain Biking or Road Cycling as your endorsed Development qualification you will be able to attend a Development Instructor course and once successfully completed you will be able to work as a Development Instructor in Mountain Bike or Road Cycling until you complete your Development Coach workbook and assignments. 


Completion Time 

You have six (6) months from commencing the Development Coach course to submit your work for evaluation. Upon successful completion you will be awarded the AusCycling Development Coach qualification with the discipline endorsement of your choice, subject to successful completion of the practical assessments aligned to days two (2) and three (3) in the selec the discipline. 

For further information contact: Greg Meyland [email protected]

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