Coach Renewal

The Tenpin Bowling Australia Coach Accreditation affiliates tenpin bowling coaches with the National Sporting Organisation (NSO) as recognised by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and includes:

  • Coach Registration with the NSO for 2 years
  • $20 million of Public Liability Insurance
  • $5 million of Coach Indemnity Insurance (please refer to the Summary of Cover on our Insurance page of our website for full policy details)
  • TBA Coach ID Tag
  • Opportunities to:
     - Coach in TBA Registered Centres
     - Attend National Coaching workshops
     - Attend State Coaching sessions and workshops
  • Dependent on your level of qualification, the opportunity to be coach Local, State or National teams, from beginners to elite.

Renewal Requirements

Coaches must complete and forward the following documentation when renewing:

  • TBA Coach Renewal Form
  • Payment
    • Level 1 - $30
    • Bronze - $100
    • Silver - $100
  • Confirmation of State Working with Vulnerable People/Children Check
  • Signed Coach/Officials Code of Behaviour form (included in renewal form)
  • Signed Child Protection Declaration form (included in renewal form)
  • Log into ASADA eLearning Portal to complete Level 2 Yearly update (Bronze & Silver only)
  • Log into the Play by the Rules eLearning Portal to complete if expired
    • Child Protection (2 year validity)
    • Harassment & Discrimination (2 year validity)
  • First Aid Training Courses Silver only (must have completed the 2 components below as a minimum):
    • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (12 month validity)
    • HLTAID003 Provide first aid (3 year validity)
  • Proof of Coaching/Personal Development points (1 point = 1 hour)

TBA Coach Accreditation Level

Minimum point requirements

TBA Level 1

15 - any level of athlete and competition

TBA Bronze

20 - any level of athlete and competition

10 - local/state level (165 average or above)

TBA Silver


10 - any level of athlete and competition

25 - local/state level (185 average or above)

5 - State/National Government approved or First-Aid/CPR workshops and courses

TBA Accredited Coaches are encouraged to complete a log book of practical coaching hours and personal development courses undertaken.

Coaches are to supply a copy of this log book upon renewing every two years as proof of points accrued.  Up line Coaches or Centre Managers are able to provide written documentation confirming regular coaching hours as a witness in lieu of a completed log book.

For any further enquires contact the TBA National Office - or (07) 3262 4455.