Getting Started

How to Become a Coach

Coaching is a valuable and gratifying experience helping others develop and achieve their personal goals. Becoming a Squash Australia certified coach is the first step to developing the skills and confidence to assist squash players to become the best they can be. The entry level of coaching starts at becoming a Foundation coach where teachers, parents, recreation personnel can start to learn how to create positive, safe, and inclusive learning environments for participants to learn, enjoy and thrive through sport. An introduction to coaching for those interested in delivering skill-based, participation focused training sessions.

There are four levels for certification, which once achieved, is validated for three years. To start your journey and become a certified coach you will complete our online and practical courses located in the Squash Australia Learning Centre.


Stages of Being a Coach

Squash Australia Coach Certification is provided through a partnership between Squash Australia and World Squash Coaching.

Register to create a Squash Australia and World Squash Coaching profile. The Learning Centre will navigate you through each course level.

For each Level, coaches will complete Squash Australia Integrity courses, provide a current Working with Children Check, agree to Code of Behaviour and online testing, attend a practical assessment course.


Foundation - $60

Take your first steps into coaching with providing you with the tools to run fun and engaging sessions at your club for juniors and beginner adults. Deliver basic training session that develop the squash technique of notice and junior players. 

Suitable candidates are Entry level coaches, Teachers, and Sporting Schools providers. 

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Level 1 - $299 (+SPIN Membership registration)

Provide a safe environment to prepare the player to compete successfully at club/interclub/school environment. Deliver positive direction by implementing; efficient organisation of training, administrative and risk management strategies within an (team, squad, club/ centre) environment. 

Level 1 Coach will be able to coach at Squash Clubs and Centres. 

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Level 2 - $675 (+SPIN Membership registration)

Analyse the intermediate skills and identify preferred teaching methods and coaching styles to develop the intermediate skills of Squash. Understand the role of the mentor coach and establish practical strategies to enhance individual coaching. 

Level 2 Coach will be able to coach Club and State players. 

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