Sport coaching

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Overview

Develop a coaching philosophy and the communication skills to motivate, as well as plan and execute coaching sessions. The Deakin coaching program has been developed with national sporting organisations, elite coaches and expert academics to provide the latest in innovative coaching theory and practice.

Study a field-leading degree

The coaching program allows participants to gain national coaching accreditation.

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Sport coaching courses

Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career

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Research with us

If you’ve got an innovative idea to bring to the world of coaching, don’t let the other team know – bring it to us and we’ll help you breathe it into life! At Deakin, the Centre for Sport Research brings together researchers from a variety of disciplines within the Exercise and Sport Sciences.

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Who we work with

We're excited to work with a range of partners, including:

  • Geelong Football Club 
  • Victorian Institute of Sport
  • Exercise Research Australia
  • Disability Sports Australia.
  • Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
  • VicHealth
  • YMCA Australia

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Career opportunities

Huddle ‘round. If the thought of motivating and inspiring anyone from elite athletes to mere mortals gets you out of bed in the morning, sports coaching could be for you. Career paths and fields include:

  • High-performance coaching
  • Sport science
  • Coaching at the community level

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