CLUB AFFILIATION: 
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AN AFFILIATED CLUB

ENDORSEMENT 

• Be fully endorsed by ABSL and supported for funding applications

LEAGUES 

• Discounted League Entries 

• Access to Glory league (if venues have cameras) 

COACH EDUCATION 

• Clubs have access to Kiwi Hoops (Introduction to Coaching) for FREE 

• Clubs have access to Community Level 1 at a cost 

REFEREE EDUCATION 

• Clubs have access to Kiwi Hoops (Introduction to Refereeing) for FREE 

• Clubs have access to Community Level Referee Course at a cost 

ABSL ASSISTANCE 

• Funding – Infographics 

• Access and upskilling on STG database 

• Club development – Governance, Policy, Management etc 

• Club Promotion on ABSL website 

• Police Vetting 

• ABSL Sponsor Offers eg. Uniform 

CLUB COUNCIL 

• Be part of the Association Club Council 

ASSOCIATION NOMINATION 

• Be able to nominate for Association Board/committee/voluntary roles (club council, Representative  Advisory group, representative roles) 

CLUB COMMITMENTS 

• Adopt Key Polies (health and Safety, Child protection, Code of Conduct) 

• Enter Club Membership in STG or supply club database in suitable format 

• Commit to play in ABSL Club leagues (or affiliated competitions) 

• Act as a constructive Association member

 

INDIVIDUAL AFFILIATION:
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AN AFFILIATED INDIVIDUAL

ALL individuals who wish to take their careers to the performance level will fall into this category. The  affiliation will be for one calendar year. These individuals will pay a yearly fee of $10 which will give them access to the following benefits below: 

COACH 

• Discount on Community level 1 Coaching Accreditation 

• Access to Community Level 2+ Coach Accreditation 

• Eligible for Representative Team Appointment Opportunities 

• Paid Performance Coach Work 

• Paid Community Coach Work 

PLAYER 

• Performance Pathway/Programme 

• Representative Selections (also required to be an affiliated club member) 

OFFICIALS 

• Access to representative referee/official accreditation 

• Eligible for representative appointments 

• Eligible for paid ABSL appointments and ABSL supplied uniforms

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