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Coach Touch Footy!

Coaches play a vital role in Touch Football, fostering the development of our athletes both on and off the field.

Becoming an accredited coach is an important step in ensuring that you are providing a quality service to the participants you are working with.

Coaching Enquiries:
Erin Hardes
Director of Coaching

Touch Football Australia has a four-tier accreditation system – as per the TFA Sports Education Framework.

  • Foundation Coach: Duration – 3 Hour Workshop, Age of entry – 14 years of age.
  • Talent Coach: Duration – 8 Hour Workshop, Age of entry – 15 years of age (minimum 6 months Foundation Accredited).
  • Elite Coach: Duration – 16 Hour Workshop, Age of entry – 16 years of age (minimum 12 months Talent Accredited).
  • Mastery Coach: Currently under development.

Please note: Coach Accreditation lasts for a period of four years, after which Updating your Accreditation is required.

As of January 1, 2020 all Coaching Courses will be administered through “The Nest”.

All participants must now register via the and create a personal profile.

  • Click foundation coach and pay online
  • Paying online does not mean you are registered into a course
  • Complete all online theory i.e. – ASC and work book
  • Once completed click into a course via the calendar
  • If there are no courses available please check back for updated courses – register here now
  • You cannot book into a face to face without completing all theory prior


Coaching Pathways

Touch Football Australia has a four-tier accreditation system linked to the AIS Development model FTEM. Coach Accreditation lasts for a period of four years, after which updating your accreditation is required. The Nest is the home of Sport Education for Touch Football Australia.






Coaching FAQs

Interested in becoming a coach? Click through to our FAQs to find out more.


There are a number of other online courses provided by the Australian Sports Commission which can assist coaches in development.

Still Have Questions?