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All coaches who successfully complete an accredited Level 1 Community Athletics Coach or Recreational Run Leader course receive membership with Athletics Australia and their state association. Current members with an active coaching accreditation receive the following benefits: 

·   Accreditation with the Australian Sports Commission through the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme

·   Registration as a coach with your state or territory Athletics Member Association

·   Eligibility to attend higher level Accredited Coach Education Courses

·   Eligibility to attend Professional Development seminars

·   Eligibility to be endorsed to deliver Athletics as part of the Sporting Schools initiative

·   Public Liability insurance up to $30,000,000 for any one occurrence

·   Products Liability insurance up to $30,000,000 for any one insurance period

·   Professional Indemnity insurance up to $10,000,000 for any one period of insurance

·   Personal Injury insurance

·   A Coaching Accreditation Card mailed to you

·   Our triannual Athletics Coach Magazine and regular updates emailed to you

·   Access to coaching resources and technical support from Athletics Australia

·   An individual editable entry on the Athletics Australia’s searchable iCoach database, including the ability to link your personal website or preferred social media page

·   The ability to add multiple editable entries on the Athletics Australia’s 'Find a Squad' database

·   Eligibility to have your iCoach profile or website featured on the Coaching homepage

·   Discounts on selected Athletics events

·   Discounted subscription to the IAAF's New Studies in Athletics technical journal

·   Free entry to the annual Coach's Breakfast

·   Access to the Accredited Athletics Coach Resource Database

·   Free entry to selected council owned facilities to deliver training sessions

·   Access to mentor coaches where available via the National Coach Mentor Database

·   Eligibility to be selected as a coach on an Australian national team or on a member association representative team


For more information regarding the coaching insurance policy click here

At the end of your 12 month period you must renew your membership if you wish to maintain your active accreditation. This requires the completion of the member protection declaration and payment. You are able to renew your membership online by clicking here or by completing this document and emailing it to

Any coaching membership inquiries should be directed to Blair Taylor via email or by calling 03 8646 4580.  

Athletics Australia
Athletics House
Level 2, 31 Aughtie Drive
Albert Park  VIC 3206

P +61 3 8646 4550
F +61 3 8646 4560