Coaching for Clubs and Schools

Auckland Regional Athletics Coaching Programme

1) Basic Athletics Skills

For Junior Clubs, Primary, Intermediate & Secondary Schools. This is an Auckland Regional Athletics Coaching Programme, not aligned with any Athletics New Zealand qualification. Free to clubs. It is aimed at teaching parents & teachers basic skills over three groups of events. Summary notes are given which are suitable to make into cue cards. This programme involves 6 hours of activity per club or school – 2hours on each of the three groups – Track, Long/High Jump & Shot Put/Discus.

2) Teacher’s Professional Development Courses

By arrangement and dependent on coach availability during school time. Coaches could deliver courses to teachers either for one school or a cluster. Contact Neil Bartlett on

3) Coaching provided at a Central Venue

Basic Athletics Coaching – Athletics Auckland can provide informal courses on any event group at Mt Smart.  If interested please contact the Coach Manager with the details on the event to be covered.  Also advise when you would like the course to take place and we will endeavour to deliver.

For more information contact:  

Coach Manager  Neil Bartlett

Our Member Coaches –

AAI Accredited Coach membership list 27 Oct 2021

AAI Community Coach membership list 27 October 2021


Athletics Auckland has acquired a large number of excellent DVD’s as a coaching resource. They cover most events and have been produced by US company Championship Productions. Some additional DVD’s are also available by the IYCA, Athletes Acceleration and Boo Schexnayder.

The DVD’s are aimed at the High School level and some at a more advanced Collegiate level. Most DVD’s are at least 1 hour in duration and of a high quality.

At this stage DVD’s are to be borrowed by collection from Mt Smart athletics office between the hours of 9.00am to 3.30pm or by arrangement at a later time. Generally, DVD’s can be borrowed for 1 week or longer by arrangement and then return to the Mt Smart offices as per above times.

N.B. NO copying of DVD’s will be permitted however a DVD can be borrowed again if required. Also note if a DVD or Manual is borrowed and not returned, you will need to refund Athletics Auckland for the purchase of a replacement. DVD’s will cost approximately NZD50 when ordering from the United States.

Click here for the list of DVDs

Athletics Auckland have produced a basic coaching DVD aimed at clubs, schools and anyone interested in learning or coaching athletics.

Click to View