Following a highly successful Olympic and Paralympic Games, along with the announcement of Brisbane being the host city of the 2032 Olympic/Paralympic Games, Paddle Australia is embarking on a new, ambitious and exciting high performance and performance pathway strategy. This is an opportunity to join a successful National Sporting Organisation (NSO), entering a period of growth with renewed strategic priorities to deliver our principal performance objective of: “Consistent medal winning Olympic and Paralympic performances with athletes who inspire the nation and promote excellence”
Our paddling athletes recently returned from Tokyo with 4 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medal across the Olympic/Paralympic disciplines of Canoe Sprint, Canoe Slalom and Paracanoe. We are proud of our performances, our staff and our athletes and through the implementation of some exciting strategic initiatives, we are committed to building upon this success and achieve our ambitious performance objectives for Paris 2024, LA 2028 and Brisbane 2032.
High Performance Leadership, Coaching and Performance Support Positions
As we work towards our vision that inspires our high performance team to strive for future success, we now have key leadership, coaching and performance support positions available within Paddle Australia to take us to the next level. These positions provide an exciting opportunity to lead, oversee and work together across various disciplines within PA and include the following:
About Paddle Australia
Paddle Australia (PA) is the National Sports Organisation (NSO) responsible for the management, coordination, development and promotion of paddling in Australia.
PA is recognised by the International Canoe Federation (ICF); Oceania Canoe Association (OCA); Sport Australia (SA) and Australian Institute of Sport (AIS); Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and Paralympics Australia. PA works in close partnership with the various State Institute and Academies of Sport (SIS/SAS) in delivering its high performance and pathway programs in Canoe Slalom, Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe.
We are currently seeking individuals who have a passion for excellence, a strong desire to excel, and willingness to establish and strive for stretch goals. You will be willing to learn, adapt and bring new ideas with the goal of continuing to improve. You will role model exemplary, professional behaviours, exceptional teamwork and foster Paddle Australia’s core values of Collaboration, Inclusiveness, Transparency and Excellence to ensure an environment of excellence and a commitment to continuous improvement is adopted and adhered to.
We are committed to building a diverse, flexible and inclusive work environment. Australian and International candidates are encouraged to apply.