Coaching Touch Football

If you're coaching or managing a team this season, or you're looking to start your journey as a touch football coach, this section is for you!

Here you will find some important information about the role of team coaches and managers in our competitions. You'll find information about accreditations, team management, and some resources to help you develop your skills.

Upcoming courses

Interested in learning how to coach a touch football team? We run courses throughout the year to train and accredit new touch football coaches.

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Maintaining Your Accreditation

All coaches are required to maintain an active Touch Football Australia (TFA) coaching accreditation.

To keep your accreditation active, you MUST:

  1. Actively coach a team in a TFA-sanctioned competition (i.e. Townsville Touch Football);
  2. Maintain up-to-date records in TFA's THE NEST -;
    • This may include completing a Foundation, Talent, Elite, or Mastery course; or
    • Completing the Recognition of Prior Learning/Recognition of Current Competencies (RPL/RCC) process for your current accreditation level.

RPL/RCC Process

Need to complete the TFA RPL/RCC process to keep your accreditation active?

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* Courses conducted by Townsville Touch Football are FREE for members. To receive a promotional code, email the Course Contact and provide your full name and contact information, club/team name, and your NEST username.