Level Three Coaching Course

Performance Development Coach – Event Group Specific

The Level 3 Performance Development Coach course is for coaches who are working with:

  • Athletes between 16 and 19 years of age (Training II Stage of the FIT Development Model) and are looking to commence specialisation in a chosen event group and compete at regional, state or national-level competitions
  • Recreational runners 18 years and older looking to achieve specific performance objectives in 3km – Marathon events. 

To succesfully complete this level of accreditation, coaches are required to complete a four-day course in addition to pre- and post- course work that must be completed and submitted online. 

Days 1 & 2: To be completed by all coaches
Days 3 & 4: Divided by Event Group. Only enrol in your preferred event group. 

The course aims to empower coaches to design and lead effective training programs based on peer-reviewed evidence and the knowledge and experience from leading Australian coaches. The focus of the course will be on planning and achieving long-term development of athlete performance, with an eye for establishing positive training habits that will prepare athletes for the elite pathway.  

Pre-Requisites: Level 2 Club Coach or higher and a minimum of 12 months coaching experience.