Support for coaches

​​​​​​​Coaches are vital to community and school sport. Whether you are new to coaching or have been coaching for years we are here with different training options and advice to support your coaching journey.  ​​​​​​​

Coach Developer Training

We design and deliver effective training programmes together with Regional Sports Organisations to support and develop the capability of senior coaches and mentors. This training helps to 'train the trainer' and develops better coaches and improve sporting experiences.

Our Coaching Manager Guy Honnor is a Sport New Zealand qualified Coach Developer trainer with years of experience across many codes.

Contact Guy to discuss how we can support your coaching team.

Read more about the Sport NZ Coach Developer Programme.

Growing Coaches Programme

This Sport New Zealand leadership programme is for secondary school students who want to coach sport. It links to NCEA credits or unit standards through Skills Active.

We support teachers to run this programme. 

Contact Guy Honnor for more details.

Read more about the Growing Coaches programme​​​​​​​

New Zealand Coaching Resources      

Sport NZ Coaching and Development: Lots of practical coaching resources. You can also sign up for the New Zealand Coach Newsletter which features a selection of coaching and athlete development stories from around the world.

Balance is Better: Provides tools and education for anyone involved in delivering youth sport. There are articles, interviews and case studies to give you the latest advice and coaching tips from trusted sources.

Taranaki Good Sports: Creating positive sporting experiences for Taranaki kids.

Contact Person

Guy Honnor

Coaching Manager

[email protected]

​​​​​​​Phone: 027 705 9369