• 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


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