Youth Rugby is about teaching the U19 law form of the game and guiding players on their participation journey.
To coach Youth Rugby you must complete a Smart Rugby course and a Foundation Coach Certificate.
After completing your Smart Rugby course Rugby Australia encourages coaches to complete one or more of the below courses to gain a deeper understanding.
These courses are a mix of online and face-to-face.
For more information contact your State or Member Union here.
- Smart Rugby
- Foundation Coach Certificate
- Level 1 Coach program
Continual Professional Development programs
- Coach Ready
- World Rugby online modules (Introduction to Coaching; Key Factor Analysis; Functional Role Analysis)
- Get into Rugby program at Rugby Clubs
For those coaches working within representative programs of U16 and above Rugby Australia encourages you to complete the below:
- Developing Coach Program (Level 2 coaching program)