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What Coaching Opportunities Exist in Tenpin Bowling?

Monday, January 29, 2018

Are you interested in becoming a coach, or increasing your current coach qualification?

TBA offers and conducts approved Level 1, Bronze and Silver Coach Courses across all states, at various locations, based on demand and participant enrolments.


How to become a Coach

There are three levels of Tenpin Bowling Coaching Accreditation: Level 1, Bronze and Silver.

Each level provides the relevant information to equip coaches with the resources necessary to coach athletes associated with that level.  Each level must be satisfactorily attained before a coach can upgrade to the next level.


Level 1:
This is the entry level for coaching in our sport, and is delivered as an online course. It provides the skills and knowledge required to coach beginners of all ages, children, school groups and people with a disability. This is ideal for working with Sporting Schools and Bowl Patrol. Find out more here.

Bronze: The second level of coaching accreditation, Bronze Coaches are trained to work with bowlers from beginner to intermediate; great for taking beginners to the next level. This is a multi-platform course including a two day face to face component, and online assessment. Find out more here.

Silver: This is the third and highest level of coaching within the TBA Coaching accreditations. Coaches are trained to work with intermediate to advanced level athletes, and are eligible to nominate for State or National Team coaching duties. It is a multi-platform course including a 2 ˝ day face to face component, and online assessment with video analysis and practical assessment. Find out more here.


What Coaching Opportunities Exist in Tenpin Bowling?

As a registered TBA Coach, the following coaching opportunities are available to pursue:

- Sporting Schools: Government funded program working with primary schools across Australia. Coaches are paid for their time as part of all programs.

- Bowl Patrol: TBA’s new national junior participation program. Become a Lane Ranger, deliver a program and be paid for your coaching.

- Junior, Youth or Adult Coaching: Clinics or one on one, at your local centre, from beginners to elite. Developing the future of our sport.

- Regional, State or National Teams: Bronze or Silver Level Coaches have opportunities to coach representative teams and our elite athletes both here in Australia and overseas.



2018 Coach Courses are now being planned. Interested?  Let Us Know!

Please register your interest today!  When coach courses are planned in your area, you will be notified and informed how to enrol.

Any questions or for more information, please contact
National Office (07) 3262 4455
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Mike Griffith
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