Coach Information

How to become a coach

Anyone can become a coach, with various tiers depending on the riders skill level you would like to coach. BMX Australia is the governing body for BMX coaches and facilitate the accreditation of our coaches. There are the following coaching pathways:

Mini Wheeler Coordinator

The Mini Wheeler Coordinator Course provides coordination and coaching skills to BMXA members who wish to get involved with the future superstars of BMX! The course provides essential information regarding the program and includes skills and activities..

Club coach

The Club BMX Coaching Course is an entry-level course where the aim of the coach is to increase participation and encourage riders. The rider will be riding for fun while learning the fundamental skills of BMX riding.

Level 1 coach

The Level 1 BMX is a coaching course where coaches prepare and develop riders with adequate skills for State and National Competition.  The Level 1 Course provides the coach with a basic knowledge of periodised training plans, nutrition, psychology, strength and conditioning.

Level 2 coach

The Level 2 BMX is a coaching course where the aim of the coach is to develop and support higher performing Riders who are competing at National and International Levels. A coach attending a the course gains a strong understanding of Periodised Training Plans and advanced BMX Racing Skills and Tactics.

 

You can go away to complete your assessment, or you can do your assessment online and be assessed by one of our club practical assessors. Becoming a BMX coach is a volunteer practice, an essential component to our club and making sure we can stay open. 

Costs

Costs to become a coach vary depending on which level you'd like to coach at and which state you're in. If you're interested in becoming a coach, please speak with a member of our committee when you're next at the track or message us on Facebook