Registration information for Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Team Managers
4 steps to register yourself as a Coach, Assistant Coach or Team Manager
1. Registering yourself as a Coach, Assistant Coach or Team manager (mandatory)
The Club requires all Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Team Managers details to be recorded on PlayHQ, separate from your child's/children's playing record, you will need to register using the link the Club provides. Please note that you will need a valid Working with Children's Check to complete the registration.
2. Working with Children Check (WWCC) application (mandatory)
All Aberfeldie Jets Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Team Managers over the age of 18, require a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC) in accordance with the legislation introduced by the Victorian State Government. The only exceptions to this are teachers who are currently registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and current serving Victorian Police Officer or Australian Federal Police officers (not under suspension). Police Officers need to provide their VP number and VIT registered teachers need to provide a copy of their VIT card.
If you haven't registered for a WWCC with Aberfeldie Jets before, click the link below. It's an easy online process and for volunteer checks it's free. Once lodged online you will need to finalise your application at a participating Victorian Australia Post outlet and then email the Club admin officer with your application details. Without the WWCC the Club cannot allow you to act as a Coach. Once you receive your card please take a photo of it and email it to the Club admin officer.update your details and add Aberfeldie Jets as an organisation to your WWCC records.
The Club details are:
Aberfeldie Jets Basketball Club
PO BOX 744
Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
Phone: 040 77 51 338
If you need to renew your WWCC you do so here up to 6 months before the card’s expiry date. You can renew it up to 3 months after is has expired also however you cannot hold a volunteer position with the Club once it has expired.
3. Complete a member protection statutory declaration (mandatory)
Basketball Victoria’s Member Protection By-laws mandate that in addition to holding a current Working With Children Check, that all volunteers and employees aged 18 years and over, involved in basketball within Clubs and Associations under their control, are required to complete a Member Protection Statutory Declaration every 2 ½ years.
A signed declaration is also required from members of the Victorian and Federal Police and the Victorian Institute of Teaching, even though they are exempt from holding a Working With Children Check.
Basketball Victoria’s Member Protection By-law can be found here.
The member protection statutory declaration can be found here.
Please print and complete the attached Statutory Declaration, including having an authorised witness notarise the form, and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please direct any questions regarding this request in writing to the Aberfeldie Jets Admin Officer at email@example.com
4. Complete a coaching course (optional)
You may also wish to consider attending a coaches course run by Basketball Victoria. This is optional, however Aberfeldie Jets will reimburse you should you attend. Upcoming courses are listed on this page.