• Wallabies coach, Michael Cheika during a pre-game warm up session
    Wallabies coach, Michael Cheika during a pre-game warm up session


  • Tailored training courses for coaches working with junior athletes specifically 6-12 year old athletes. Courses are underpinned by coaching fundamentals, understanding modified pathways, and safe practices.
    Courses: SmartRugby Coaching Kids
  • Tailored youth courses that are specific to entry level coaches working with 13 – 18 year old athletes. Courses focus on developing safe practice, skill development and sound coaching behaviours.
    Courses: SmartRugby Foundation Coach Junior Sevens Accreditation: Level 1 Coach
  • Tailored adult education for coaches working with adults in participation environments.
    Courses: SmartRugby Developing Coach Senior Sevens Accreditation: Level 2 Coach
  • Tailored development for coaches working with emerging athletes. Coaches have access to a variety of development programs.
    Courses: Emerging Coach SU Advanced Coach National Conference Workshops Accreditation: World Rugby Level 3 Coach
  • Tailored to Performance Coaches across a variety of contexts. Coaches in these programs are seen as ‘Coaches of Talent’ with potential to coach at an elite Level.
    Courses: Performance Coach Accreditation: Level 3 Coach
  • The Elite Coach program is tailored at Super Rugby and National programs head or assistant coaches. The program consists of profiling, individual development and immersive experiences.
    Courses: Elite Coach Program

Coach Connect tv

Coach Connect TV is a valuable tool for all coaches to access free online video content that is tailored across participation and performance pathways. Portals are aligned to player development pathways. Access is easy, user friendly and provides coaches with valuable learning tools to develop your players.

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Former Wallaby captain George Gregan, along with Senior Development Officer John Searl from the Australian Rugby Union, recently led a group of seven junior rugby coaches from Sydney on a charity-related coaching mission to Livingstone Zambia.

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The Australian Services Rugby Union (ASRU) recently conducted a unique coach development course, which focused on the development of their 'next generation' representative coaches at Victoria Barracks, Paddington (Sydney)

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