Canoe Polo Foundation Coaching Course 23 – 24 September 2023

Venue: Launceston Cost: $140 plus $60 registration fee

Paddle TAS are proud to offer the Canoe Polo Introduction to Coaching & Foundation Coaching Course

Presented By: Brigit Doyle
Date: Saturday 23 – Sunday 24 September 2023 Venue: Stringybark Dam, Launceston TAS.

Paddle TAS are proud to facilitate a Canoe Polo Intro to coaching and Foundation Coaching Course. The course is comprised of both online and face to face components. The face-to-face components will be held in Launceston surrounds (location to be confirmed) and Stringybark Dam, near Launceston, on the weekend of September 23 – 24 2023.

Firstly, participants are required to complete the introduction to coaching course (canoe polo). The course cost has been incorporated into the foundation coaching costs plus a $60 coach registration fee valid for 3 years and is fully online. The course link can be found at:

Once completed, participants progress to the Foundation coaching Course (Canoe Polo) which is a blended online and face-to-face course.

The course cost is $140 for Paddle TAS members.

To register for the foundation course click here:

Participants will be expected to attend 2 Online Zoom sessions on dates to be confirmed, prior to their face-to-face component.

The face-to-face component will be held in Launceston on the weekend of Saturday 23 – Sunday 24 September 2023. The weekend will include a day of theory on the Saturday and a practical day with on-water coaching training and assessment with local polo players.

Once complete, participants will need to demonstrate coaching ability and produce a log of 10 hours/ 10 sessions of coaching supervised by a qualified coach at their club. Participants will be assessed in their clubs and then signed off by Brigit Doyle and Paddle TAS.

It is recommended that participants create a Paddlelog to keep track of all of their paddling and coaching sessions.
Paddlelog can be found at:

Once all course work and assessment are complete, participants will need to obtain a Working With Children Check (if over 18 years of age) and are encouraged to obtain a First Aid Certificate.
Should you have any queries, please contact Jane Stephenson on:

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