CAPPS – Coaching Athletics Program for Primary Schools



Through the CAPPS program, Little Athletics SA offers Primary Schools in South Australia the opportunity to provide their students with fun and engaging development sessions run by the associations best accredited track and field coaches.

The objective of CAPPS is to develop students knowledge, fundamental movements skills, and technical understanding of athletics, so students can participate and compete safely and successfully.

CAPPS is offered in a number of ways:

  • • To teach a specific event that teachers may not be comfortable with.
  • • Weekly visits to deliver the curriculum’s compulsory athletics unit.
  • • Preparation for athletic carnivals (i.e. school sports days, SAPSASA, SACPSSA).
  • • Coaching assistance at Sports Days.

Little Athletics SA can provide school’s with a one-off visit or multiple visits throughout the term / year. Sessions can be before, during or after school, and we also offer our services at your School Sports Days.

For all the information you need to know about CAPPS in regards to prices and what Little Athletics SA can offer, please CLICK HERE.

If your school requires more information, would like a quote, or is interested in attaining a coach, please email the Schools Program Coordinator at or contact (08) 8352 8133.



  • • Please understand that we aim to conduct all CAPPS visits for those who request them, however we cannot always guarantee this.
  • • Please understand that country schools may incur extra costs for CAPPS, depending on the distance from Adelaide’s CBD.
  • • Please understand that Little Athletics SA are not an accredited Sporting Schools provider, and therefore, the Sporting Schools funding is not available for CAPPS. If you would like athletics through Sporting Schools, please contact Athletics Australia.