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Athletic Performance Coach - Queensland Reds Academy

Queensland Rugby Union


  • Brisbane Queensland Australia
  • Full Time, Contract/Temp
Closing 20 Jan 2022
Applications 0

Description

The Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) is rugby’s governing body in Queensland and is responsible for leading the growth, sustainability, and success of rugby in the state in collaboration with Rugby Australia (RA).

The QRU are seeking an Academy Athletic Performance Coach, who will report into the Queensland Reds Head of Talent Management to ensure the development and optimization of physical qualities for all Queensland Reds Academy players.

Responsibilities

  1. Lead the Athletic Development program throughout the Reds’ Academy (u15-U20s+)
    • Design and deliver all elements of athletic performance for the Reds Academy Program
    • Work closely with the Reds/RA Performance staff to ensure long term development plans are in place for all players
    • Design and implement the reconditioning and return to performance programs
    • Provide athletic performance support for the major rugby schools in Queensland
  2. Manage the testing and data collection for all relevant physical tests
    • Collate all physical testing data for the Academy based on Rugby Australia guidelines
  3. Support the National program
    • Where practical, attend preparation camps for national junior programs

Preferred Prerequisites

  • Human Movement/Exercise/Sports Science Degree 
  • ASCA Level 2 Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • ASCA PCAS - Elite Coach
  • Prior professional sporting experience in athletic performance

Attributes

  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to develop a positive performance culture
  • Ability to commit to irregular working hours

Working Relationships

  • Queensland Reds Staff
  • Queensland Reds Academy Staff
  • RA High Performance staff

Essential Requirements

Application Instruction

To apply please send your CV and cover letter supporting your application to Rachel Buckling at Rachel.Buckling@rugby.com.au.

Closing date 20 January 2022 (COB)

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