Want to get involved in Coaching – you will need to become an Accredited Coach

Become a Coach

 

Welcome

 

Whether your interest in coaching is to provide riding advice and support to members in your local club; to help individuals (or groups) become healthier and fitter or to help motivated and passionate athletes achieve their performance goals then you have come to the right place.

 

Coaching Pathway:

The BMX Coaching pathway provides an overview of the steps involved in becoming an accredited BMX coach in Australia. Please click here to view the pathway.

 

What do you require to become a coach:

Membership

 

To be an accredited coach you must be a current member of BMX Australia. For more information on how to become a member of BMX Australia, please visit the Membership section of the website.

 

First Aid

You must hold a current First Aid qualification prior to attending the course.

It is a requirement of BMX Australia and the State/Territory Cycling Organisations that coaches uphold health and safety practices by holding an up-to-date First Aid certificate.

 

The minimum content that a First Aid course will cover is outlined as:

 

·    What to do in an emergency

 

·    Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation

 

·    First aid for the unconscious casualty

 

·    First aid for the wounded or bleeding

 

As a coach, it is a requirement to keep your First Aid qualification up to date and ensure BMXA have a current copy of your certificate on file at all times.

Working With Children Check

 

Hold a satisfactory Working with Children Check  (Western Australia)

Screening or Working With Children Checks can involve criminal history checks, signed declarations, referee checks and other appropriate probity checks to assess people’s suitability to work with children.

 

Screening requirements vary across Australia. It is important to remember that when travelling to other states or territories, you and your sporting organisation must comply with their legislative requirements.

 

See below for the relevant state/territory Working With Children Checks fact sheet:

·Working With Children Checks – WA

 

 

APPLICATION FOR A COURSE

If you are interested in any of the courses please register your interest to BMXWA by email, with name and contact details and they will keep you informed of upcoming course dates.   BMXWA email: bmx@bmxsportswa.com.au

 

COACHING RATIOS

 

Beginner BMX Coach 1 Coach = up to 8 riders
2 Coaches = up to 16 riders

Level 1 Coach 1 Coach = up to 8 riders
2 Coaches = up to 16 riders

SQUAD COACHING ROLES

With the introduction of Athlete Development and High Performance squads in Western Australia there are now opportunities for a State Coach and/or Assistant as required.

 

The role of a State coach is to enhance and further develop the skills and talents of the squad members and to conduct other functions as required by BMX Sports Western Australia.

 

Positions will be reviewed each year prior to the commencement of our racing calendar.