Coaching the players of today & tomorrow

National Curriculum lays out route to success

New Zealand Football is looking to continue the success of its players and teams on the world stage through the launch of the National Curriculum. Based on extensive research and world trends, the National Curriculum… [more]

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Eric Steele GK Workshop


“We want to move New Zealand to a place where the coach education programme has world currency.” NZ Football Technical Director Rob Sherman

“We want to be a country which is winning games at World Cups and to do that we need the best coaches to help the players.” Football Ferns coach Tony Readings


Video – Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning Information

Application Form

AUDIO – OFC / NZF B Licence Launch

NZF Technical Director Rob Sherman




Key Events Coming Up: Advanced Coach Education

OFC / NZF A Licence 2017
Millennium Institute of Sport, Rosedale, Auckland
Part 2: 16 August – 24 August, 2017 (8 Days)

OFC / NZF B Licence 2017
East Coast Bays, Oteha, Auckland
Part 2: 12 September – 15 September, 2017 (4 Days)

NZF Senior Level 2 / Youth Level 3 Coaching Award
Mosgiel AFC, Mosgiel, Dunedin
4 April – 9 April (6 Days)
Cost: $1190+GST
Registrations: CLOSED


New Zealand Football Junior Framework
New Zealand Football Youth Framework
New Zealand Football National Curriculum
2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup Technical Report

Coach Development Courses

Take a look at the at coaching courses we have on offer throughout New Zealand as part of our pathway here. (PDF)

Registering for a course

Contact your local federation (websites linked above) to find out more details about Community Coach Education course scheduling.