Coach Coordinator | Metro North | 3-Year Contract

Applications Close: Wednesday January 27 2021

The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is the peak Australian Rules Football body in Western Australia that plays a key leadership, governance and funding role to football throughout the State whilst also driving the overall development and growth of the game. The WAFC is a not for profit organisation that plays an important role in funding the on-going development of football in all communities.

WA Football are seeking two motivated, enthusiastic and driven Coach Coordinator for our Metro North district to deliver across all areas of coaching, with an emphasis on building capacity and improving standards within clubs and school coaching networks. This role requires work after normal business hours and on weekends.

Key responsibilities

  • Implement the roll-out of the new AFL wide coaching platform;
  • Build effective relationships across the coaching network within the region;
  • Management and delivery of club coach education sessions at every club in the Region on an annual basis;
  • Management and delivery of school coach education sessions;
  • Work with Head of Coaching to ensure all WAFC and AFL coach policies and plans are implemented effectively;
  • Work as part of the coaching team to develop new coach education curriculum;
  • Develop and deliver a full calendar of coaching events within the region;
  • Monitor and manage coach membership levels across the region and work with Junior Competitions to ensure 100% coach accreditation is achieved;
  • Manage all coach behaviour, coach related red flags and coach citation issues in conjunction with the Head of Coaching;
  • In conjunction with the Head of Coaching, develop and key programs to raise coaching standards across clubs and schools;
  • Be the initial point of contact for all coach related enquiries within the region; and
  • Provide mentoring to Level 2 coaches where required.

To be considered for these positions you will need to demonstrate the following essential criteria:

  • Level 2 or 3 Coaching Accreditation;
  • Current WA Drivers License and WWC card;
  • Sound understanding of WA Football structure and system;
  • Ability to lead and interact confidently with groups of participants and stakeholders;
  • Strong computer literacy, along with social media comprehension;
  • Understanding of participation pathways in community sport;
  • Experience in training and development programs and course design; and
  • An understanding the various segments of Community Football (Club and School) in WA.

We are looking for a self-starter who can achieve results autonomously or via teamwork, who think innovatively, demonstrate strong customer relationship and communication skills, and have the ability to lead and interact confidently with groups of participants and stakeholders.

All applicants will be required to present a current Police Clearance prior to commencement.

The role will be offered on a 3-year maximum term contract.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume which addresses the above selection criteria online via SEEK.

Applications close 9am, Wednesday 27 January 2021.

The West Australian Football Commission is committed to equal opportunity in employment and the principles of diversity. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.