Coaching Information

Coaching Committee Members:

  • Lynda Smith
  • Tamsin Adcock
  • Denise Rofe
  • Mandy Maiden
  • Lyn Jutilane
  • Nigel Treloar
  • Vicki Price
  • Rebecca Moore

Email the Coaching Committee at - [email protected]

For a list of SA COACHES - CLICK HERE to go to the EA Website 'Seach a Coach' Page.

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Important Message for Coaches

Please note that in South Australia, as of July 1st, 2020 you are required to hold a current Working with Children Check that had been issued by the DCSI Department of Human Services.

Your Working with Children check that you may have had issued from the SAPOL is not valid.

The Working with Children check must be obtained by you, at your own expense via the ONLINE LINK at:

 www.dcsiscreening.sa.gov.au

for further information, go to:

www.sa.gov.au

Screening Checks- SA.GOV.AU (your rights and responsibilities)

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Frequently Asked Questions for Educational Pathways

Coaching Enquiries 

1. What to do if you are interested in becoming a coach?

  • Need to be an EA member
  • Need to have a current WWC check conducted at your own expense (apply via DCSI online and follow the prompts)
  • Need to be over 18 years of age
  • Need to have a current first aid certificate which includes CPR
  • Complete the drugs in sport introductory course online through ASADA

2. Before you start you will need:

  • Need to purchase the work books for EA Introductory riding and horsemanship either from EA

3. Contact an EA Coach Educator or SSTA (Skill Specific Trainer and Assessor)

Look on the Equestrian Australia Website for this and other information via:   https://www.equestrian.org.au

Once in the equestrian Australia webpage:

  • click on the menu on the right hand side of the menu
  • click on Education in the drop down list
  • click on I AM A COACH
  • click on COACHES GETTING STARTED in the top left hand navy square and scroll down for all of the information required

If you need to find a Coach Educator or SSTA:

  • click on the menu on the right hand side of the menu
  • click on Education in the drop down list
  • click on I AM A COACH
  • click on FIND A COACH in the second down navy square
  • select your state SA and choose a Coach educator close to you.

4.  If the person enquiring may be a candidate for Fast Tracking:

Once in the Equestrian Australia webpage:

  • Click on the menu on the right hand side of the general menu
  • Click on Education in the drop down list
  • Click on I AM A COACH
  • Click on   COACHES GETTING STARTED in the top left hand navy square and scroll down to the bottom of this page
  • Click on the red CLICK HERE link for fast tracking information and resources

5.  If the person enquiring is a Lapsed Coach or Non Practicing Coach

Once in the equestrian Australia webpage:

  • Click on the menu on the right hand side of the general menu
  • Click on Education in the drop down list
  • Click on I AM A COACH
  • Click on RESOURCES in the drop down menu
  • Scroll down the resources for coaches page to LAPSED AND NON-PRACTISING COACHES PROCESS and follow the FLOWCHART for your specific requirements to reregister as a coach
  • If you have any queries regarding this process contact the Pathways Administrator at EA National Office – email: [email protected] Phone: (02) 9763 2466

6.  If the person enquiring is a registered coach they can contact the ESA Coaching Committee via email and we will respond to their query

Regarding updates - Coaches please note:

  • an update is required every 3 years and it is your own responsibility to ensure that you have attended one in readiness for reregistration each year
  • WWC checks need to be current and updated by yourself at your own expense online via DCSI and records kept, and notify EA
  • First aid is current for 3 years and updated by yourself, records kept and EA notified
  • Current EA membership

For urgent queries, complaints or correspondence please contact the current Chair of the Coaching Committee – Lynda Smith 0419 829 011

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