1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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3993-27 Other Sports Coach

Coaches, trains and instructs other sportspersons by analysing their performances and developing their abilities.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • observes performances of sportspersons
  • coaches or instructs sportspersons by demonstrating techniques
  • oversees practices and evaluates sportspersons' physical condition
  • prescribes routines and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles and improve fitness
  • plans and directs game strategies, develops play patterns, analyses game progress and motivates and instructs players
  • conducts after game analysis of play, evaluates performances and makes changes in strategy
  • may demonstrate and teach body movements and skills, and explain safety measures
  • may recommend special diets
  • may render first aid to injured persons

Basketball Coach
Cricket Coach
Football Coach
Ski Instructor
Sports Trainer

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