Experienced Head Netball Coach

Maccabi NSW

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  • Sydney New South Wales Australia
  • Part Time, Contract/Temp
Closing 11 Mar 2020
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As Head Coach, you must be available on Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 3:30pm to 7:30pm as well as all Day on Saturday’s

Start date is early February 2020

 Skills & Competencies

  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and have the ability to delegate effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong planning ability with excellent organisational skills 
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to enthuse a wide range of participants 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to manage a group of participants effectively
  • Attend all fixtures/training sessions 
  • Solution orientated 
  • Resilient with a can-do attitude

Role of Head Coach

  • A Head Coach must be committed to the personal development of each player on the roster. This includes teaching them manoeuvres and plays relating to the position in which the player is assigned.
  • A Head Coach must also help students develop a competitive nature, teach them about ethical behaviour and good sportsmanship, and assist in the development of leadership skills.
  • It is up to a Head Coach to decide which player is assigned to a particular position and to create both offensive and defensive plays to be used in game situations. This would involve working with assistant coaches in developing game plans.
  • A Head Coach also oversees and decides on any changes to these plans during actual games.
  • A Successful Head Coach should display strong communication, motivational and organizational skills.
  • Team-building abilities and working in a collaborative environment are essential for a Head Coach. They should also be able to draw assistant coaches together to achieve the same goal and work off of the same plan. Designing game plans and assigning positions
  • Ability and willingness to work outside of normal working hours

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing and conditioning athletes
  • Understanding rules and regulations regarding all aspects of Netball
  • Coordinate and deliver a high-quality netball coaching program for all players at the club
  • Demonstrated ability to work with different levels of abilities across various age groups
  • Discuss along with fellow coaches, a coaching plan for the season (training, recruiting, game plan etc)
  • Assist in the development of all teams at the club.
  • Attend coaches’ meetings. This is to ensure that all coaches are aligned in expectations and to address any issues.
  • Provide on-going assistance and mentoring to all coaches (both senior and junior) as required
  • Be involved with appropriate pre-season and “in season” training and player skill/fitness testing
  • Assist with the player trials and team selection
  • Attend a meeting/training session with all players (juniors and seniors) to outline expectations for the season
  • Take responsibility for their own continuous professional development and attend relevant training courses to improve their coaching delivery
  • Continually provide feedback to the Senior Coach regarding coaching plans.
  • Ensure all equipment associated with the coaching program is correctly set up, maintained, stored and returned on completion of the coaching program
  • Support all of our junior coaches and players and ensure “visibility” within our junior divisions
  • Implement a high-quality coaching program, which will provide our players with the best opportunity for individual and team success/development
  • Ensure that all coaches (both senior and junior) are familiar with and understand the game plan expected at senior level, current training techniques (appropriate to each level)

Essential Requirements

  • Possess a Foundation and Development Coaching accreditation
  • Minimum of 2 years sports coaching experience in a paid or voluntary capacity with two professional references
  • Hold a valid Working with children check

Desirable Criteria

  • Possess an Intermediate, Advanced or Elite Coaching accreditation
  • 3 years or more sports coaching experience in a paid or voluntary capacity
  • To have coached at a higher level/grade or have reps experience
  • Been involved in “local” sporting club environment
  • First Aid Certificate

Come join us and be a part of our amazing Netball family where you will make a difference in young girls’ lives.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria

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Please send your resume to: sports.nsw@maccabi.com.au

Nikki Lloyd

0487 684 011

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