Coaches

The recruitment, development and retention of basketball coaches is vital for the game of basketball at all levels.

The BBNZ Coach Development Programme provides a comprehensive development pathway from helping run Kiwi Hoops games to coaching at a representative and national level.

Please visit our Resource Library to view and/or download a copy of the Development Programme.


Complete your coaching credentials online!

With support from Sport NZ, Basketball New Zealand recently launched it’s own Learning Management System via SportTutor. This will allow coaches to complete the theory component of specific courses online. To get started all you need to do is:

  • Register online here to access Basketball New Zealand’s SportTutor Portal
  • Under the Search Learning dropdown select Basketball New Zealand

Kiwi Hoops Coach: Coming Soon.
We’re currently hard at work on the development of our first online coaching course for Kiwi Hoops. This will take participants through the fundamentals of coaching in a fun and interactive environment. The course is free and accessible to anyone at anytime on any device. Stay tuned for more.


Community Coach, Level 1
Online modules are now available for Community Coaches to complete as part of their level 1 curriculum. This includes Coaching Safety Net, Getting Started in Coaching and Thriving Under Fire. Please click on one of the courses below to get started.