Coach Pathway

Welcome to the Coaching Pathway Portal


The diagram below is the National Coaching Pathway pyramid. This is your step by step guide for coach qualifications in Victoria. These qualifications are the industry and best practice standard for coaching gymnastics skills in Australia.


Coaches can start their coaching development by completing a Beginner Coaching Course. This course consists of an online component and a full day practical course. People who complete this course are able to coach any gymsport under supervision. Coaches who complete this course and maintain their Technical Membership with Gymnastics Australia receive a range of benefits including professional indemnity insurance when coaching gymnastics in programs approved by our affiliated clubs or any Gymnastics Victoria sanctioned activity.


After completing the Beginner course you can move through the different coaching levels. These levels start from Intermediate and you can gain coaching qualifications in Men's Gymnastics (MAG), Women's Gymnastics (WAG), Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG), Gymnastics for All (GFA), Sport Aerobics (AER), Trampoline Sports (TRP), Acrobatic Gymnastics (ACRO), Cheer (CHL) or KinderGym (KG).


Please click here to view 'What can I coach in the Gym' (including Skills Matrix) to see what skills you can coach under your qualification.


Please click 'Beginner' below if you have never had a gymnastics coaching qualification and would like to start today!


Please click 'Intermediate' below if you are currently a Beginner Coach interested in progressing to Intermediate in a specific Gymsport.


Please click 'Advanced' below if you are an Intermediate Coach interested in gaining an Advanced Accreditation in a specific Gymsport.

Inclusive Coaching

Please click 'Inclusive Coaching' below to see the latest information surrounding Inclusive Coaching techniques and information on Inclusion Workshops.

For more detail regarding the Gymnastics Australia Coaching Framework click here.


For the latest communication from Gymnastics Australia regarding coach education click here.