Athletics Canterbury is passionate about increasing the coaching capabilities in the region. Under the guidance of the Coaching Working Group and the Coaching Development Connector, they want to ensure that new and existing coaches have the right resources and help available to them, so they can grow at their own pace in a supportive environment. 

If you are new to coaching and would like some support to get started, contact the Athletics Canterbury Coaching Development Connector to get some more information about the opportunities in your area. 

To sign up as an Athletics NZ Community/Accredited Coach visit the Registration Portal on the Athletics NZ website. For your convenience, please submit your police vetting forms along with your verified identification documents to your nearest regional identification verifier (  

If you have any questions about becoming a coach or would like more information about Athletics Canterbury and one of our relevant clubs, please get in touch with our Coaching Development Connector Jerhime Sanders