Our club provides coaching opportunities for anyone who wishes to be a coach. We welcome anyone with an interest to learn. Please contact if you are interested.

We encourage all coaches to read this incredible article Mick Downer - Past Head coach of the Canterbury Rams - wrote to us after speaking at our Senior Club Prizegiving. Click here to read; How do we define and measure success as coaches of junior athletes?​​​​​​​

Canterbury Basketball Resources and Clinics UPDATED!

  • Introduction to Basketball Coaching (available now)
  • Intermediate/Kiwi Hoops Coaching Course (available soon)
  • Basketball New Zealand Community Course/FIBA Level 1 (available soon)
  • Secondary School Student Coaches Course (available now)

Click here for more information for clinics above and documents.

Basketball NZ (BBNZ)

BBNZ with Aktive have released a very valuable free course to anyone who teaches sport. This free resource will give you insights to why you want to coach and how you can be the best coach for your team.

Coaching Manual

We have a unique local coaching manual which is the perfect companion for coaches of young children. It covers all aspects of skills of the game and provides an inside into techniques for player management and safe coaching. We can offer a special membership price of $20. Please email us using the email above if you wish to purchase.

The CBA offer a range of courses from beginner to intermediate level experience.

​​​​​​​Coaching Links:

Balance is Better is a website home of youth sport in NZ - great articles and videos on Coaching Fundamentals

Good Sports is a resource from Aktive (Auckland based). They have a fantastic sports coaching guide and the Good Sports Spine tool.