National Canoe Slalom Coach

Paddle Australia

  • Penrith New South Wales Australia
  • Full Time
12 Aug 2022
Applications 0


About the role:

To provide world class coaching, technical direction with a focus on Canoe and a quality performance environment to identified national canoe slalom athletes, with a particular focus on optimising performances of these athletes at international benchmark events (World Championships and Olympic Games).

Your core duties will include:

  • Providing identified nationally categorised athletes with quality 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.
  • Assist with the provision of coaching services to nationally identified development athletes during national development squad camps and competitions.
  • Periodised planning and service planning that is informed by individual athlete plans, competition pathways and available resources / expertise.
  • Collaborating, interacting and learning from other coaches (in particular the National Senior Slalom Coaches) and Performance Support Staff to assist with ongoing personal and professional development.

About you:

We are looking for someone who has had experience in high performance sport programs (nationally and internationally) and has good knowledge and understanding of athlete and coach development methodologies within the high-performance landscape.

As an individual you are committed to excellence, highly ambitious and you have a passion for excellence with a strong desire to excel and a willingness to learn. You will adapt and bring new ideas with the goal of continuing to improve.

Building System Capability:

At Paddle Australia, 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.

Salary is negotiable based on applicant skills and experience.

Essential Requirements


Application Instruction

Applications close: 12 August 2022

Click the ‘apply’ button, follow the prompts, and submit your CV.

For further information please contact:

Sara Latham, Performance Operations Manager - Canoe Slalom

+61 449 110 369

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