Technical Development Manager (South West Queensland)

Football Queensland

  • Toowoomba Queensland Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 31 Mar 2019
Applications 0


The Technical Development Manager is a fulltime position responsible to deliver various FQ and regional football programs within the zone. Lead coach education, player and game development to grow the sport and the technical level of participants. The TDM will essentially be responsible for all football technical matters across the region and he/she should be sufficiently capable and adaptable to cater for any unique needs and circumstance which may exist and arise in the football zone. In SWQ it requires remote travels, regular evening and weekend work with an enthusiastic community focused approach.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To ensure that the FQ technical direction is embraced and followed by coaches and players within the community and talented player pathway in the respective Member Zone.
  • Club Development is designed to provide junior football administrators, board members, and coaches with a simple and clear player development road map. Successful junior football organizations work from a central vision and philosophy that is supported by an engaged club administration, educated coaching staff, and a professional player development model.
  • To assist the State Technical Director in establishing a talent identification network within the particular region.
  • Assist Football Queensland to implement quality control procedures (National Football Curriculum and playing style compliance, technical study group membership to evaluate events) regarding SAP and NPL licences in accordance with the policies, principles and practices of Football Queensland
  • Manage the technical framework of regional training and game programs, including FQ Community Cup, etc
  • To play a key role in promoting and monitoring FFA mandated community programs, including Aldi MiniRoos Kick Off and Aldi MiniRoos programs.
  • Assist clubs to recruit Club Coaching Co-Ordinators/Director of Coaches to create a strong technical network within the zone. Assist clubs with CCC/DOCs mentoring, personal development
  • Establish and maintain strong professional relationships and communication with all stakeholders, including but not limited to FQ, associations and clubs
  • Establish a communication strategy with associations and clubs, developing coaching pathways and performances measures in conjunction with these bodies and provide advice and support on coaching matters
  • In liaison with FQ’s MiniRoos and School Development Officer to promote football in schools
  • In liaison with FQ’s Women and Girls Participation Officer promote female participation in your region
  • Oversee the Football Queensland coach education structure, deliver courses in line with the national curriculum whilst ensuring it meets the needs of local coaches. Establish a communication strategy, standards and updating structure, and facilitate the promotion of coaching and coach education/mentoring
  • Develop and manage coach educators across the Zone ensuring the growth of the game
  •  Promotion of the game working through local media channels

Knowledge, skills, attributes and behaviour required

  • AFC B license or FFA recognised equivalent
  • Football knowledge and playing/coaching experience
  • Understanding and experience working in the area of community and talented player/coach development
  • Good physical health and fitness to delivery coaching sessions
  • Experience in the establishment and ongoing management of coach/athlete development programs under the current FFA National Football Curriculum
  • Demonstrated organisational and administrative skills with the ability to plan, coordinate and execute tasks and projects through to completion whilst meeting deadlines, balancing competing demands and having a specific attention to detail
  • Ability to work with limited direction to initiate procedures
  • Personal skills such as adaptability, enthusiasm, self-intrinsic motivation, can do attitude, able to engage young people, strategic thinking, ability to work independently and manage and encourage stakeholders’ collaboration
  • High level communication skills, particularly presentation skills
  • Ability to mentor technical staff/coaches and to provide leadership and direction
  • The following skills and qualifications are desirable:
  • Experience in preparation and delivery of education and training programs
  • Experience in working with volunteers
  • Understanding the needs of remote communities and willingness to work on grassroots level at evenings and weekends

Employer and Other Details

Personal development opportunities:

  • advanced coaching pathway
  • internal trainings and workshops
  • mentoring support
  • performance review and feedback
  • participation at state and/or national tournaments and conferences

The TDM will require

  • An up-to-date Blue Card
  • Current and valid driver’s license

Apply for this role

Apply direct via Sportspeople or send your CV, cover letter and contact details to gaborg@footballqueensland.com.au

Gabor Ganczer

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Technical Development Manager (South West Queensland) Football Queensland

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