The Sport BOP Development Coach Advance (DCA) programme is a series of workshops aimed at development coaches to grow their coaching capabilities over a variety of areas. Workshops are run over a 10 month period and include sessions on understanding athlete development, leading and sporting environments, skill adapatability, technology in coaching and coaching mental resilience plus much more.

Applications for the 2021 intake are now open!!

All workshops are run in each of the subregions (WBOP, CBOP and EBOP) and full list of workshop dates and locations can be found on the application form here.

For more information and to apply please visit the Sport BOP website.

Our vision is to create a coaching environment where learning opportunities are available to all levels of coaches annually.

VNZ Local Coaching Qualification (ENGAGE)

Participant focused - foundation coaches Suitable for beginner coaches or coaches wishing to refresh their knowledge of the volleyball fundamentals. Participants should feel comfortable coaching a KiwiVolley (Years 3-8) team or a Junior (Years 9 & 10) Secondary School side.

Next Course:

Introduction to KiwiVolley Coaching Course
For new and existing coaches.

VNZ Regional Coaching Qualification (DEVELOP)
Participant focused - development coaches Suitable for coaches who have coached for one or more seasons. The content is relevant to coaches of both Junior(Years 9 & 10) and Senior (Years 11-13) Secondary Schools teams and some Club coaches.

VNZ National Coaching Qualification (GROW)
Athlete focused - performance coaches. Suitable for coaches who have coached for a number of seasons and is relevant to coaches of Senior (Years 11-13) Secondary School teams, Senior Club and Regional to North/South Island representative coaches.

VNZ Performance Coaching Qualification (EXCEL)
Athlete focused - high performance coaches Suitable for coaches who have coached for a number of years and is relevant to Senior Club, North/South Island Representative and Youth/Junior National coaches.