COACH DEVELOPMENT

COACHING OVERVIEW

The vision of the Sport New Zealand document ‘The New Zealand Coaching Strategy’ is to create a ‘World-Class Coaching Environment’. Both New Zealand Golf and The PGA of New Zealand share this vision and aim to align with the new direction outlined in the Sport New Zealand Coach Development Framework. To support this, the vision for the PGA Coach Development Pathway is to achieve: Excellence in coaching practice


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COACHING PHILOSOPHY

The philosophy that underpins the coach development programme has been chosen due to its strong athlete centred focus. This chosen philosophy is known as ‘The New Zealand CoachApproach’. It is the goal of the PGA and New Zealand Golf to increase the understanding of the ‘athlete centred’ coaching style and to foster a culture amongst coaches in New Zealand that is true to this philosophy. Sport New Zealand has produced a series of video presentations to promote ‘The New Zealand Coach Approach’ and illustrate effective New Zealand coaches in action. These videos can be viewed in this section.


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BEGINNER COACH DEVELOPMENT

Is this for me? The Gateway Programme is open to everyone! Regardless of whether you’re a parent, grandparent, caregiver, school teacher, club volunteer assisting with beginner junior programmes or an existing coach, the Gateway Programme is for you. New Zealand Golf and The PGA of New Zealand recognise that the development of quality coaches across New Zealand goes hand in hand with the development of quality players. The Gateway Coach Development Programme is open for anyone and everyone regardless of age and player ability.


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COACH STARTER PACK

Interested in playing an important part in junior development at your golf club? Start here! The first step in the Gateway Coach programme is to complete the ‘Coach Starter Pack’ module to foster an interest in coaching and an understanding of the ‘Gateway Coach’ role.


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COACH SAFETY NET

Interested? The second step in the Gateway Coach programme is to complete the ‘Coach Safety Net’. This will get you thinking about coaching safely in golf and your coaching values. Once completed, to start your coaching journey, contact your District Junior Golf Development Manager.


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GATEWAY COACHING ONLINE TOOLKIT

This section of the website will act as a resource hub for Gateway Coach information, templates, completed session plans and games. You will find a jump start programme to get you started and various templates that will help you set up your junior coaching programme. General Coach Development Resource


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BECOME A PGA COACH

PGA Professionals are collectively recognised as the experts in coaching the game of golf around the world. PGA of New Zealand members earn their status after completing a three-year traineeship, under the guidance of a fully qualified PGA Member and completing the academic and playing requirements as set by the PGA Academy of Golf. Every aspect of golf, ranging from coach education, training and retail business management is covered in the Trainee Programme. To find out more read on…


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