Supporting those coaching our players of today and tomorrow

New Zealand Football is passionate about supporting and developing our coaches at all levels of the game.

We're ready and waiting to support you in your next steps in your coaching journey. So don't wait, get involved, and enjoy that feeling of being a part of growing our sport for the future.


NZF Learn is our online e-learning platform for everyone involved in football who wants to further develop their knowledge, skills, and positive impact on the game.

NZF Learn is our new online learning platform that will be the home of NZF Coach Education in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Coaches will be able to access a range of courses online with three updated community coaching courses available now. Courses have online modules that you can complete from the comfort of your own home, which prepare you for the practical modules that follow. Learn the key concepts online before bringing the learning to life on the field or court.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


See where you are on your coaching journey and the next step to advance through the pathway.

​​​​​​​In the community space, McDonald's Coach Development aims to support our community coaches to grow and develop our players. It is a fundamental part of developing our future stars in the game, as well as allowing coaches to continue to improve and evolve. Our community coaching courses are delivered through our clubs and supported by their local federation.

Our advanced coaching courses are delivered by New Zealand Football in conjuction with the local federation and are designed for coaches operating within talent development and competitive coaching environments.


New Zealand Football, with support from McDonalds, is on the CoachMate app.

CoachMate makes coaching football fun and easy for the whole team. Improve your coaching skills with practice games and plans made by pro’s, get everyone in sync with team management, and learn how to set your team up to thrive on the app.

​​​​​​​Download CoachMate for free for iOS and Android.


Take a look at our advanced courses and learn how you can continue to grow in your coaching career.

Work towards gaining qualifications on our Advanced Coaching Pathway. Here, you will be provided formal opportunities to challenge your thinking when coaching youth and senior players.