Advanced Coach Course

Advanced Coach

Cost:  All Discipline $1500

The AusCycling Advanced Coaching course is aimed at coaches who work with elite athletes competing in National Championships. In particular, this course provides the underpinning knowledge for coaching an emerging elite/young athlete who seeks to represent Australia at Junior or Under- 23 international events.

The course provides in-depth information on the physiology and physiological assessment of a cyclist, performance assessment and monitoring, sports psychology in cycling, advanced racing skills and race preparation, recovery techniques, and crisis management of the injured cyclist.

The Advanced Coach will be able to become accredited in one or more of the following disciplines: 

  • BMX Racing
  • Mountain Bike
  • Road
  • Track

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What's Included

The AusCycling Advanced Coach course examines the areas of;

  • Advanced planning, implementation, analysis and revision of coaching programs 
  • Performance monitoring and assessment 
  • Advanced nutrition, recovery and injury management 
  • Travel and training camp planning

At the completion of the course, Advanced Coach will be able to plan, implement and evaluate training for emerging and junior elite riders. Manage nutrition, recovery and injury management strategies and plan and implement training camps and travel to major events.

Advanced Coach Pre-Requisites

Minimum Age18 years of age 
AusCycling MembershipMinimum of Lifestyle MembershipCLICK HERE
Working with
Children Check
Required for all coaches and instructors (some individuals may be exempt based on location or age)CLICK HERE
First Aid CertificateProvide First Aid - HLTAID011 
Current AccreditationHold Current AusCycling Development Coach Accreditation 
Child Protection Sport Integrity Australia - Safeguarding in Sport Induction*CLICK HERE
Anti-dopingSport Integrity Australia – Anti-Doping Fundamentals and Annual UpdateCLICK HERE
Minimum Experience Requirement MetVisit course listing for further discipline specific informationCLICK HERE 
IntegrityCompetition Manipulation and BettingCLICK HERE 

  *previously completed in other courses

What's Required

The Advanced Coach course is a four and a half-day Face-to-Face (via Webinar) course. The course is hosted through virtual meetings over 3 consecutive weekends with a half day practical assessment in the form of a small research presentation to the group and a coaching panel on the final weekend.

This course is not discipline-specific however successful candidates will need to show competency in one nominated discipline. Coaches will be accredited in that chosen discipline.

Coach and Instructor Remit

An Advanced Coach operates under the discipline-specific remit, which outlines such items as instructor/rider ratios and the skills that can be taught based on the level of accreditation. 

CLICK HERE for the coaching remit of an Advanced Coach for each discipline.

Upcoming Courses

Register your interest in the AusCycling Advanced Coaching Course

For more information please contact [email protected]

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