The position of State Participation Manager is a key leadership role within the New South Wales Touch Football Association. Reporting to the General Manager, the role is responsible for the growth of participation, development of our volunteer network through education and resource and the implementation of the commercial competition strategy. The position will lead the Participation Team to grow the sport. The role is key for leading the delivery of development and education programs for playing, coaching, refereeing and selecting throughout the state. The role also provides professional program coordination, management, and support for NSWTA Affiliated Associations. The role is key in leading the smooth delivery and best practice for these Associations and all Stakeholders.
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Touch Football has over 400,000 registered members and an additional 500,000 children participating in school programs and related activities, which places the sport among the top participant based, organised sports in Australia.
New South Wales Touch Football (NSWTA) is the official body for the sport and it is the role of the organisation to develop and grow the sport of Touch Football in this New South Wales.
The first formalized Touch Football competition was South Sydney Touch Association in 1968. Touch Football continued to grow and during the 70`s it took hold in the country areas. The first country competition was Wagga Wagga Touch Association in 1973 with the first women’s competition officially starting in Ballina in 1975.
The New South Wales Touch Association was constituted in 1972 and at that point, there were six competitions and approximately 1500 players.
As at 2019 the number of registered players across New South Wales has reached over 110000 and over 150 affiliated competitions.