Coach Training

Become a qualified Paddle Australia Coach!

Coach at your local paddling club and help new paddlers learn to paddle, coach paddlers on to the elite level with technique and nutrition advice.

The coaching course runs over two days, usually Saturday and Sunday from 9am-5pm consiting of some off water theory based learning as well as some on water sessions.

The course is usually multi discipline based – to cater for a wide variety of coaches.

Our presenters have many years of experience and their passion for the sport will be passed on to our young up and coming coaches!

You will be divided into groups to complete the relevant sections needed for your discipline.

Please read the Coach Candidate Information Pack aswell as the Code of Behaviour and Registration Form for what you will require as a pre-requisite to obtaining the Coaching qualification.

The price is $285.00 for Paddle Victoria Club Members and $450.00 for non members.

You will be required to pay a further $44.00 to Paddle Australia for your 4 year registration.

To book your place on the training, please contact Roz on for updates on the next Coaching Course.

Please note: the Coaching qualification is different to an guide/instructor qualification. Where guides/instructors guide people safely on water bodies, whilst coaches coach paddlers to become better paddlers in their paddling technique, off water coaching and nutrition based advice.