TOPS Coaching Course - May 2024


This TOPS Coaching course will be held on Saturday 18th May 2024. Lucas Milsom (SA State Coach) will be the course facilitator. The course is to be held at the Port Lincoln Table Tennis Association venue. Registrations accepted online.
Table Tennis Australia - TTA Coaching Level 0 TOPS Course

Course information

Registrations for this course are closed.

The course will cost all participants $160.00 to cover TTA course documentation, administration, course delivery, and refreshments for the day. Participants are to bring their own lunch on the day of the course. The course will be held at the Port Lincoln Table Tennis Association venue (40 Coronation Place, Port Lincoln 5606) commencing at 9.30 am and concluding at approximately 3.00 pm. 

The TOPS Coaching qualification is designed to educate coaches in the basic skills of table tennis, as well as the concepts of group management, organisation, activity safety, and creating an enjoyable training environment.

The course is directed towards teachers, parents, and new coaches who are involved in entry-level programs such as Spinneroos and Sporting Schools.
Course Requirements are:
1. Complete TTA TOPS Table Tennis Course
2. Achieve competency in the following 3 Assessment Tools

• Tool 1 - Session Planning - Written - In Course Assessment
• Tool 2 - Basic Techniques & Multiball - Practical - In Course Assessment
• Tool 3 - Coaching Session - Practical - In Course Assessment

3. Be a participant or life member of TTA or a life member of an organisation

Resources included in the course are:
• TOPS Manual
• Participant Workbook

Participants will be expected to complete or have already completed the following online modules;

• General Principles of Community Coaching.

It should be noted that before a coach can undertake coaching activity in South Australia, Table Tennis South Australia requires that the coach obtain a Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) ‘working with children' history assessment clearance

TOPS Level 0 Coaching Course