Coach Recruitment and Education
4. A coach may seek funding for Individual Coach Development in accordance with the following guidelines.
4.1 The funding must be in the undertaking of a State, or National Level coaching accreditation program higher than their current accreditation, or the undertaking of a course leading to a higher level of accreditation and be within the coaches sport that they are contracted within the Academy.
4.2 Coaches may negotiate for the Academy to pay as much as 50% of the cost of the professional development opportunity, up to a maximum value identified annually, in accordance with program budget, by the Academy.
4.3 The current level of financial support is $100.
4.4 Coaches must pay a minimum of 50% of the development opportunity to indicate personal commitment to that opportunity.
4.5 Coaches may negotiate for the Academy to pay in addition, the value of up to 50% of their honoraria to the costs of coach development, in accordance with the above policy.
4.6 The Academy will not provide funding for coaches to re-new their existing accreditation, or coaching memberships.
Coaches should keep copies of their receipts for personal records.
Most approved reimbursements will take place within 14 days of submission.