Player Wellbeing and Development

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Overview –

The Professional Certificate in Player Wellbeing and Development course imparts practical knowledge and skills in athlete wellbeing and development.

The course delves into the pivotal role of the Player Development Manager.
Facilitator Josh McCahon (Head of Player Wellbeing and Development at the Hawthorn Football Club) offers insights into best practices.

Identifying the requisite knowledge, skills and capabilities essential for effectively supporting the overall wellbeing and development of athletes.
To further enhance understanding, the course equips participants with a comprehensive idea of the multifaceted and ever-evolving challenges of this role.

The curriculum encompasses the art of crafting an effective player wellbeing and development strategy. Through a mix of theoretical insights and practical applications. Participants look at how to strategise, plan and implement initiatives that cater to the specific needs of athletes.

4 Modules:

1: The Role of the Player Development Manager

2: Best Practice in Player Wellbeing and Development

3: The Challenges in Player Development

4: Preparing a Player Wellbeing and Development Strategy

Structured around two 3-hour live (online) workshops.

Designed to be interactive, practical and supported by an interactive online portal. At the end of the course, participants will have the opportunity for an additional fee to complete a Masters Level assessment that will be assessed by La Trobe University and will give them 1 Unit Credit in the Masters of Sports Management at La Trobe University.


COURSE DATE/S:

Live Zoom – AEST
Workshop
1
8 MAY 2024 from 10 am to 1 pm 

Workshop 2
15 MAY 2024 from 10 am to 1 pm

*Enrolments close one week before the first workshop date
**Dates subject to change

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Course Presenter – Josh McCahon

A SEASONED PROFESSIONAL WITH AN IMPRESSIVE 23-YEAR CAREER IN THE AFL INDUSTRY.

His journey has been marked by unwavering commitment and diverse roles that have shaped him into a true leader in the field.

Read more about Josh McCahon 


For more than a decade, we have taken great pride in developing sports careers at the Centre for Athlete and Sports Education (CASE). As an integral component of AFL SportsReady, our devoted team of AFL and sports professionals has been unwavering in their dedication to supporting the industry since 2013. With ten years of experience, CASE has successfully guided many participants towards achieving professional excellence.

Join us and elevate your career to the next level.

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