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National Centre of Excellence Women's Canoe Sprint Coach

Paddle Australia

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  • Gold Coast Queensland Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 28 Aug 2020
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Description

An exciting new coaching position is available within the National Centre of Excellence (NCE) Canoe Sprint program.  As a member of the NCE coaching team, the position requires a talented and passionate individual who can provide leadership, direction and a quality performance environment to identified senior women canoe sprint paddlers who have been selected as part of the NCE program. 

You will be responsible for providing athletes with world class coaching services, technical direction and performance culture to maximize their potential in the daily training environments and during domestic and international competitions.

Principal Duties:

  • As a member of the NCE coaching team, promote and assist the implementation of the key strategic priorities of the High Performance (HP) program.
  • Working collaboratively with other NCE coach(es) provide leadership and technical direction for the design and delivery of a world class daily training environment for the senior women canoe sprint athletes with the goal of ensuring continual improvement and quality performances at international benchmark events.
  • Engage with and maintain effective communication and collaboration with other NCE Coaches, SIS/SAS Coaches and Performance Support Staff to ensure clarity of purpose, delivery of performance outcomes, provision of feedback and direction for the NCE Women’s program.
  • Providing athletes with world class coaching services, technical direction and performance culture to maximise their potential in the daily training environments and during domestic and international camps and competitions.
  • Developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating high quality athlete plans that align to the national program direction and success profiles for world class athletes.
  • Development and implementation of effective individual athlete performance plans (IAPPs), including ongoing monitoring and reporting against performance targets and goals utilising the Athlete Monitoring System (AMS).
  • Periodised planning and service planning that is informed by individual athlete plans, competition pathways and available resources / expertise.
  • Planning for and managing the effective integration of quality performance support services that have a measurable impact on athlete performances.
  • Providing ongoing improvement, monitoring and evaluation of athlete performance in skills, technique, physical preparation and psychological preparation for competition.
  • Supporting holistic development for athletes as individuals.
  • Identification and integration of appropriate performance support services to assist athlete development and performance.
  • Collaborating, interacting and learning from other coaches and Performance Support Staff to assist with ongoing personal and professional development.

Essential Requirements

  • National Police Check
  • Working with children check
  • Demonstrated experience in coaching performance athletes at an international level (i.e. coached at World Championship or Olympic level or can demonstrate clear progression towards this level) or equivalent.

Desirable Criteria

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Enquiries: If you would like to enquire further about the role contact Shaun Stephens by email on shaun.stephens@paddle.org.au

Applications: Please send through a cover letter, CV and maximum two-page summary addressing the experiences, knowledge, competencies and personal attributes to: careers@paddle.org.au

Although the initial screening will assess applicants against the above criteria, the selection process will assess candidates against all of the Success Profile. Please refer to the Position Description for further detail.

Applications close Friday 28th August, 2020

Shaun Stephens

0438 702 780

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National Centre of Excellence Women's Canoe Sprint Coach Paddle Australia

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