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Head Coach - Women's Basketball

Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS)

  • Perth Western Australia Australia
  • Full Time
  • $98,918 to $107,942 pa + super
10 Jun 2022
Applications 0


About WAIS

The Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) is the peak high-performance sporting organisation in Western Australia. WAIS has a proud history of Olympic, Paralympic and World Champions who have accomplished amazing achievements within sport and in life. WAIS enables and supports WA athletes to achieve success on a national and international level. Our culture of Striving for Excellence is lived through the behaviours of athletes and staff that demonstrate Passion, Integrity, Quality and Teamwork.

WAIS is proudly supported by the State Government and is a member of the National Institute Network who collectively support National and State Sporting Organisations to deliver the National High Performance Sport Strategy.

About the role

The Head Coach - Women’s Basketball will join the WAIS National Performance Enhancement Team, to lead our new Women’s Basketball Sport Program. Reporting to the Performance Team Director - National, the Head Coach is responsible for leading a high performance daily training environment that successfully develops basketball athletes for senior national squad selection.

Core duties will include:

  • Lead the interdisciplinary collaboration of the sport program Performance Enhancement Team
  • Coach athletes for in preparation for both 5x5 and 3x3 national representation
  • Deliver effective individual athlete plans for all WAIS Women’s Basketball athletes that support their progress towards identified goals
  • Ensure that all sport program operations are compliant with WAIS policies

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with the proven ability to develop basketball athletes to a national and international level.  You will have sound knowledge of contemporary issues associated with high performance sport and the development of elite athletes for success in the National and International arena.

The following would be advantageous:

  • Knowledge of current trends related to High Performance systems and operations. 
  • Knowledge of current trends in coaching science and practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of female health, and sport integrity issues faced by current and aspiring international athletes. 
  • Track record of effective stakeholder management.? 
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and experts. 

Next steps

This is a full-time position with contract term to be negotiated.

Anticipated salary is from $98,918 - $107,942 + Superannuation and will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Building System Capability

At WAIS, we offer career opportunities for people who share our ambition and passion for high performance sport. From graduates to expert professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as we grow. We would love you to be part of our journey.

Apply today.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria


Application Instruction

To apply, please visit the WAIS website and submit a one-page cover letter along with your resume outlining your experience against the position description attached.

Applications are to be sent to recruitment@wais.org.au and will close on 10 June, 2022, at 5pm AWST.

For further information

For role related queries please contact Neill Potts, Performance Team Director - National via email npotts@wais.org.au

Neill Potts

(08) 9387 8166

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