• Barwon Sports Academy

    Barwon Sports Academy

    Developing Athletes and Communities
  • Barwon Sports Academy

    Barwon Sports Academy

    Providing pathways for aspiring athletes


How to become an Accredited Coach

Australian Sports Commission / National Coaching Accreditation Scheme

Becoming a coach is an important step in ensuring that you are providing a quality service to the participants you are working with. The National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) is Australia’s system of training and accrediting coaches, which more than 70 sports participate in.

It is recommended all coaches become accredited though the NCAS. The NCAS is an initiative of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and is a progressive coach education program offering courses at various levels with over 70 sports participating. NCAS training programs include the following components:

BSA Partner Sports - State Bodies

Coaching Scheme


  • Leading Teams
  • Adcell
  • Bendigo Bank
  • Surf Coast Shire
  • Dench
  • Christian College
  • Arthur Reed Photos
  • Subway
  • LBW
  • Geelong College
  • Golden Plains Shire
  • Deakin University
  • Geelong Connected Communities
  • Optus
  • Rex Gorell
  • De Grandi Cycle and Sport
  • Tresidder Insurance
  • G21
  • Colac Otway Shire
  • Lake Imo
  • Borough Queenscliffe
  • Geelong Cats