Sport NZ Coaching for Impact - A new Sport NZ initiative

We are excited to share information with you on a new Sport NZ initiative aimed at coaches working with secondary school-age athletes, called Coaching


for Impact.

Applications for the programme are open until Monday 30 November at 5 pm.

This is an awesome opportunity for any coaches who are actively coaching secondary school-age athletes in a school, club, regional or national sport organisation.

What is Coaching for Impact? Coaching for Impact is a free coaching programme being introduced by Sport NZ in 2021. The main objective of the programme is to grow a collaborative network of coaches who influence positive change in youth sport aligned with the Balance is Better philosophy. Coaching for Impact will broaden the availability and access to high-quality coaching experiences for rangatahi in secondary schools and their local clubs. The format will include: Two (2-day) residential learning camps per year held in April and November

  • Mentoring support via approved programme mentors

  • Coach observation and feedback

  • Support to develop Personal Development Plans (PDP)

All applications need to be endorsed by a school, club, regional or national sport organisation. Find out more and apply at https://sportnz.org.nz/resources/coaching-for-impact/ If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact admin@wakaama.co.nz or email coaching@sportnz.org.nz Please share this information with your club coaches who might be interested

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