Coaching is an exciting, challenging and ultimately rewarding pursuit and good coaches are also a vital ingredient in the enjoyment and development of players. Mainland Football is committed to developing coaches within the federation (Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast, Canterbury, Mid-Canterbury).
Mainland Football facilitates a number of development programmes from Fun Football Centres to Holiday Programmes within the Whole of Football Plan (WOFP). The coaches involved in these programmes are the vital ingredient to the developmental success of our junior players. Mainland Football is constantly on the search for coaches to be involved in the following programmes:
To contact a Mainland Football representative about any programmes listed above please Click Here
To help coaches get the best out of themselves and their players, NZF’s Coach Education framework offers a range of high-quality flexible options ranging from junior and youth football right through to course for coaches working in the senior competitive arena.
If you are thinking about becoming a coach there’s no time like the present. If you’re a parent looking to lend a hand or a current or former player looking for a new challenge then NZF has a course tailored for your needs.
And if you are already a coach and want a recognised qualification or just want to upskill, the coaching pathway section will help you find your next step.
Additionally, in the coaching toolbox you’ll find supplemental resources and links to information that can improve your effectiveness as a coach and give you and your team an edge in performance and enjoyment.