Coaching at AUT University: an overview

  • Also referred to as, or includes, sport psychology
Coaching is an exciting and extremely rewarding area of sport in New Zealand and it is a growing area at AUT University. Coaching crosses all areas of the sporting spectrum, including:
  • Coaching practice
  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Exercise science
  • Nutrition
  • Management
  • Performance analysis
  • Skill acquisition

Key academic contact

Jennifer Nikolai
Senior Lecturer, Coaching
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7855

Research interests and associations

Industry associations

  • Greater Auckland Coaching Unit (GACU)
  • Sports Clubs
  • Sport NZ
  • High Performance Sport NZ
  • Regional Sport Organisations
  • National Sport Organisations

Degrees and qualifications



News, events and conferences

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Last updated: 26-Mar-2015 2.49pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.