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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

2016-01-27

National Development Coach – Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Para-Shooting

Shooting Australia is the peak body responsible for leading the growth, sustainability and success of target shooting sports in Australia.

Aiming4Gold (A4G) is the name of Shooting Australia’s (SA) high performance program, a program designed to deliver on Australia’s Winning Edge (AWE) strategy, specifically winning medals in events that matter - World Championships/nominated World Cups, Commonwealth Games and Olympic/Paralympic Games - whilst also assisting athletes make informed decisions both on and off the shooting range.

SA is currently seeking expressions of interest from talented and highly driven individuals to fill National Development Coach roles in all three Olympic disciplines and our Para-Shooting program. As we enter this Olympic Year, the focus for our National High Performance Coaches will shift to those who are selected to represent Australia at the Olympics / Paralympics. Therefore it is an opportune time to create these roles.

The primary role of these Coaches will be to oversee the daily performance environment and coaching of targeted A4G talent and future squad athletes with the goal of optimising their future performances.

To be considered for these roles, you will need to have experience in the international sports arena either as an athlete or coach, be highly organised, have an ability to relate well to people at all levels and be well versed in international best practice to achieve our strategic high performance objectives.

Whilst the positions are voluntary, some financial support is available to assist the appointed coaches fulfill their role. This support may include travel and accommodation to domestic and international events as well as other agreed costs. These positions will be reviewed in December 2016.

If you have the skills and experience to make a contribution to SA’s future sporting success, please submit an expression of interest to join our team. You can do this by simply submitting a covering letter and CV to the SA High Performance Manager, Tim Mahon – tim@shootingaustralia.org.

Applications close 9am Monday 8th February 2016.