Club Coach

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 and Questions.  Please attempt to complete all Questions prior to attending the Course and bring your Answers, along with your Coach Manual, Bowls, and On-Green Shoes to your chosen Course Venue.

2019: Upcoming Course Dates and Venues:

To register your interest send in your completed REGISTRATION FORM to

On the day:

  • Report to the correct venue by 9:00 am
  • Each day will end at approximately 4:30 pm
  • Bring your Questions & Answers
  • Bring your Coaching Manual
  • Bring Bowls and 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