Club Coach

2023 Schedule of Club Coach Courses

Bowls Australia Presenters and Assessors are pleased to provide Club Coach Courses each Calendar year during the off-Pennant Season.  Schedules for each year will be noted below, when filling in the Club Coach Application Form please ensure you note the Course Date and Course Location at the top of the Form

Upon your payment being processed you will be sent a Coaching Manual, an Activities Handbook and Questions.  Please attempt to complete the Questions prior to attending the Course and bring your Answers, along with your Coach Manual, Activities Book, Bowls, and On-Green Shoes to your chosen Course Venue.

Each State has different requirements for obtaining a Working With Children (WWC) card.  In Western Australia it is a legal requirement to have a card if working with or coaching children … to see Bowls WA processes to comply with WA WWC laws when providing Coach Courses click HERE.

  1. Updated Coach Courses & Modules

To register your interest send in your completed REGISTRATION FORM to (review WWC requirements prior to registering)

On the day:

  • Report to the correct venue by 8:45 am
  • Each day will end at approximately 4:30 pm
  • Bring your Questions & Answers
  • Bring your Coaching Manual & Activities Handbook
  • Bring Bowls and appropriate On-Green Shoes
  • Bring your own lunch

The Club Coach course is ideally suited to coaches regularly working at club level, either coaching a team or coaching an individual.  Amongst a range of other knowledge and skill components, this course covers a broad range of general coaching theories and specific bowls content, including;

Conduct a coaching session to teach skills and tactics
Identify appropriate delivery options to place bowl smoothly on running surface
Identify appropriate drills for shot development
Apply technique analysis to provide appropriate feedback
Identify the correlation between line and weight and the impact of environmental conditions
Implement inclusive activities for the coaching of bowls
Identify physical growth and development considerations
Identify the specific responsibilities of lead, second, third and skip
Assist athletes with basic nutritional strategies for sports performance
Demonstrate effective communication strategies


PLEASE NOTE: It can take between 6 to 8 weeks from the time of completing the Club Coach course to receiving your card in the mail

For more information, visit the Bowls Australia Website